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By Chris Dawson November 19, 2019 - 10:00 am

Lazada Group adds 10m new buyers on Single’s Day 2019

Lazada Group experienced a cracking Single's Day with record-breaking user growth and brands’ participation. This was the second year that they participated in the Alibaba led 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Attracting nearly 10 million more users during 11.11, they doubled the number of selling sellers compared

Alibaba Singles Day 2019 sales up 26% to $38.4 billion

Alibaba's Singles Day 2019 saw an incredible $38.4 billion worth of sales in a single day making it the biggest ever single day's sale in history. It's an increase of around 26% on 2018 and firmly cements Singles Day as bigger than Black Friday Cyber

Singles Day records smashed in 2019

At 4.31pm and 12 seconds, Alibaba exceeded Singles Day 2018 sales smashing through the RMB213.5 billion, mark ($30.8 billion) and all previous Singles Day records. They are now on course for a mammoth Singles Day 2019 and the only question remaining is how much they'll

Alibaba 11.11 Singles Day 2019 hits $10 billion sales in 30 minutes

Alibaba kicked off Singles Day 2019 with $1 billion in sales achieved in just one minute and 8 seconds and in less than 30 minutes (29 minutes and 45 seconds) had hit the $10 billion sales mark. That's about a third of last year's Singles

Are you ready for Singles Day 2019?

Singles Day, all the ones - 11.11 or the 11th of November originated in China as an anti-Valentines day in the 1990s. It's a day for singletons to embrace the bonus of not having a partner and spoil themselves. Today it's become a massive sales

AliExpress Russia Joint Venture deal completed

Alibaba's AliExpress Russia has announced the deal to join forces with Group, MegaFon and the Russian Direct Investment Fund is signed off which will bring together ecommerce, social media and gaming platforms for the Russian consumers and give Russian SMEs greater access to both

Net-a-Porter and Tmall to ‘set new standards for luxury ecommerce’

Swiss luxury group Richemont’s ecommerce platform Net-a-Porter announced the opening of a flagship store on the Tmall Luxury Pavilion, Alibaba Group’s dedicated channel for luxury and premium brands. The move will see the high-end fashion 'marketplace' boasting more than 130 luxury and designer brands at launch

Canon join Alibaba’s China Gateway to expand beyond their borders

Canon are the latest player to join Alibaba's China Gateway Programme - following a growing list of 80-plus countries that have already opted into Alibaba Group’s cloud-computing arm with businesses including Shiseido, WeWork, Chemist Warehouse and Ford - in an effort to scale up in

Starbucks tap Tmall Genie to deliver hands-free experience

Starbucks are tapping into Alibaba's voice-speaker, Tmall Genie in an attempt to deliver a hands-free experience as time-poor shoppers are craving convenience across all touchpoints of customer experience. The move by an American coffeehouse chain will serve as a gateway to Chinese consumers with a new