taobao

Nov 11, 2020

Alibaba touts $56 billion in sales after 30 minutes of Singles Day

Thirteen brands surpassed US$150 million in sales by 12:35 am on Singles Day, according to Alibaba. Also, see Katy Perry's "appearance" and a new fleet of autonomous delivery robot vehicles.

Aug 27, 2020

Douyin to disallow links to external e-commerce sites from livestreams

ByteDance's video-sharing service is taking a step to favour its own e-commerce site rather than those of rivals.

Jun 17, 2020

Alibaba VP on China's post-pandemic retail rebound

Tmall and Taobao's '6.18' sales surge shows recovery of China's economy and growth of ecommerce adoption due to COVID-19.

Jun 1, 2020

Alibaba attempts to replicate Taobao model overseas

The platform encourages people to share within the AliExpress app, hoping to create a shopping environment similar to Taobao.

May 28, 2020

JD.com partners with short-video site ahead of annual promotion

E-commerce platforms gear up for the June promotion period in hopes of rebooting the economy.

Nov 8, 2019

By the numbers: A surplus of Singles' Day stats

500 million. 37 billion. 760 million. Alibaba's Singles' Day sure generates a lot of numbers. We've sorted through the deluge to curate this list of the most interesting double-11 stats. If you want to sound smart come Monday, start here.