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[FORBES] 3 Lessons from Alibaba for Chinese Companies Going Global

July 10, 2015 - 9:13 am in Insights

Jack Ma, chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, recently returned to the city where his firm made history last year with its record-breaking $25 billion IPO. First in New York and then in Chicago, Ma emphasized the importance of ‘cross-border e-commerce’.…

China E-Commerce: Online Shopping Market Size Reached RMB 268 billion

October 24, 2012 - 9:16 am in Archive, Data & Facts

During second quarter of 2012, China’s online shopping transaction volume reached RMB268 billion, representing a 17.6% increase compared with Q1. C2C…

Latest Data from Alibaba’s Taobao & Insights for Marketers

March 8, 2012 - 8:09 pm in Archive, Data & Facts

Taobao.com, part of the Alibaba Group, is the largest online C2C/B2C e-commerce platform in China. Taobao recently released its 2011 annual consumer data…

E-Commerce is Booming in China Says Alibaba Head of Marketing

January 11, 2012 - 12:03 pm in Archive, Inside Observer Intelligence, Interviews

Linda Kozlowski heads marketing and customer experience globally for Alibaba.com the world's leading business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform. Alibaba.com is headquartered in Hangzhou, China with operations in more than 240 countries and 23 million users…

Armani: Expanding Customer Reach from Retail to E-Tail in China

January 6, 2012 - 9:47 am in Archive, Case Studies

The Armani Group designs, manufactures, distributes and retails lifestyle and fashion products around the world. Armani first entered China with its 1,100 square meter Shanghai flagship store in 2004, and has since opened boutiques in more than 40 major Chinese…

Chinese Online Retailers to Grow in Importance During 2012

December 30, 2011 - 10:05 am in Archive, Consumer Intelligence, Data & Facts

In 2012, e-commerce will continue to develop at a rapid pace in the Middle Kingdom. More importantly the composition of China’s online retailers will evolve as the marketplace grows more mature. Retailers will establish online stores to compete with China’s…

Digitizing a Chinese Export Center for E-Commerce

October 27, 2010 - 8:34 am in Archive, Technology Intelligence

“Foreigners have an out-dated misconception about Chinese-made products,” Mr. Li begins as I lean forward in his car to listen closely. “Foreigners believe that all Chinese products are poor quality and inexpensive. But this just isn’t the case anymore.…

VANCL & E-Commerce in China: Latest on ReadWriteWeb

September 14, 2010 - 10:12 pm in Archive, Technology Intelligence

There are currently 420 million Internet users in China, with roughly half of this total comprised of the teenager to young-adult segment. While Chinese are often thought of as big savers, China’s young consumers are more willing than ever to use credit…