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By Sasha Fedorenko January 16, 2019 - 10:00 am

Alibaba offers pay later solution for the US sellers buying merchandise

Alibaba have announced the launch of pay later solution for the US sellers buying merchandise on the marketplace. The new financial service, which is powered by Kabbage, a payments supplier is designed to promote a business-to-business (B2B) global trade and attract more US merchants to join the

This year in marketplace trends: what to expect from 2019?

What will this year hold for marketplace sellers? Understanding which direction the market is moving can help merchants plan their strategies for a successful trading year. Today Tamebay will look at the main marketplace trends that look set to take off in 2019. Cross-border consumption, cross-border expansion Borders are merging

Alibaba and Belgium sign a trade deal to support SMEs global growth

Alibaba have announced an agreement with Belgium that will see a logistics infrastructure support for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) global growth. The marketplace-owned Cainiao Smart Logistics Network is now working with Belgium’s Liege Airport to construct a 220,000-square-meter shipping hub at the airport. The first investment of

Alibaba European distributor signed as part of their expansion strategy

Alibaba have announced a signed partnership with a European distributor as part of the marketplace's ongoing focus to establish itself in Europe. The marketplace are holding on revealing the distributors name, but the deal has been officially confirmed, as originally reported by CRN. "We have a pan-European

Alibaba profit sees a double-digit decline in Q3 as heavy business investment bites

Alibaba profit saw a double-digit decline in Q3 as a result of strong investment in business growth. The marketplace have seen a total revenue growth of ¥166.1bn (£18.67bn), compared to ¥105.3bn (£11.83bn) last year's Q3 quarter ending on September 30, 2017. That's up by 58% on’s biggest Singles Day yet saw European products soar up in sales says that their biggest Singles Day yet saw pan-European goods soar up in sales. Online sales on saw a record of $23bn (£17.98bn) during the Singles Day, with the highest ever year-on-year (YoY) rate of European products being purchased on site. Pan-European goods consumption Shoppers purchased

What does Alibaba’s Cainiao Singles Day billion deliveries look like?

Chinese businesses are facing a massive problem in the aftermath of the huge success with Alibaba's Cainiao Singles Day deliveries starting to arrive. Many Chinese consumers have packages delivered to them at work and office blocks in cities across China are struggling to cope with

Alibaba to launch a logistics centre in Brussels

Alibaba has announced yesterday its plans to open a logistics centre in Liège, Brussels. The marketplace's, Europe general manager Terry von Bibra confirmed that “[Alibaba has] already started” working on developing the centre. Commenting on the upcoming launch, he said that the marketplace would consider opening a

Alibaba Singles Day sets new sales records, surpassing Amazon Prime Day 2018 sales

Alibaba Singles Day sets new sales records that surpass Amazon's Prime Day 2018 sales. The retailer saw a record of $4.68bn (£3.64) sales in 10 minutes into the Singles Day, outdoing Amazon's sales of $4.2bn (£3.27bn) during its 36-hour Prime Day 2018. Overall, the Single's Day collected