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By Dan Wilson August 18, 2017 - 8:05 am

Alibaba delivers 56% year on year revenue growth

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has delivered what can only be described as astonishing figures and growth in the quarter ending 30th June. Here are some highlights, taken from their press release. - Revenue was RMB50,184 million (US$7,403 million), an increase of 56% year-over-year. - Revenue from core

Alibaba’s TMall launches Luxury Pavilion

Chinese shoppers love luxury goods, this can be seen if you walk down London's main shopping streets and take note of the number of Chinese holiday makers shopping with the country's top retailers. Such is the demand that some will even accept Alipay, the Chinese

Alibaba win civil case against fake cat food seller

Alibaba have announced that a seller accused of selling counterfeit cat food on their marketplace has been found guilty. The defendant has been ordered to pay Alibaba Taobao marketplace RMB 120,000 in damages (somewhat less than the RMB 2.67 million they sued for but the case

Alibaba run matchmaking service connecting US SMEs with Taobao merchants

Alibaba have launched the 'Taobao Global US Merchants Network' to offer small businesses a way to reach more than half a billion consumers on the Chinese e-commerce giant’s platforms. The aim of the network is matchmaking - connecting US small businesses with merchants and distributors on

Alibaba sues fake cat food Taobao seller

Alibaba is suing another Taobao marketplace seller, this time for selling counterfeit cat food. The lawsuit, filed on the 3rd of March with the Shanghai Fengxian District People’s Court, claims the defendant broke several of the trading platform’s regulations prohibiting the sale of trademark-infringing merchandise. Taobao bought

LVMH’s Tag Heuer launch on Alibaba’s TMall

Premier watch brand, Tag Heuer, has launched a flagship store on, becoming the fifth brand owned by luxury goods giant LVMH to set up shop on Alibaba. Other LVMH flagship stores on Tmall are cosmetics brands Make Up For Ever and Guerlain, beauty brands

Alibaba revenues jump 54% in Q3

News in from China. Alibaba has delivered some stellar results for the third quarter in 2016. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reported a 54% year on year increase in revenues in the third quarter 2016. In China that quarter ends on the 31st December. 82% of China’s

Alibaba to use Olympics to grow users and services

Alibaba have agreed a partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform Services” Partner, as well as a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel. The deal will see them have rights to every Olympic and Olympic Winter

President Elect Trump opens the door to deals for the UK and China

Whatever you think of the US President Elect one thing is certain - President Trump's uncoming inauguration is generating a lot of interest around the world and, priding himself as a business man, he wants to do business. .@BorisJohnson joins us in Washington to discuss president-elect

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