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By Chris Dawson March 8, 2017 - 12:12 pm

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

Alibaba takes on Taobao counterfeit sellers

Alibaba has said that it will be suing two Taobao sellers who they believe are selling counterfeits on the Chinese marketplace. The case regards the sale of Swarovski watches and is believed to be the first case of its kind. Alibaba has filed a case in

Alibaba acquires Irish start-up Showtime

Alibaba's movie division, Alibaba Pictures, has invested in Irish movie analytics Showtime. The firm offers data analytics to the film industry disturbers and cinema owners. The idea is that with information about performance, cinemas can make operational improvements. And cinema is big business in

Alibaba is expanding in Thailand

Alibaba is a big ecommerce player in Asia, China in particular, and indeed across the world. And a recent deal with the government in Thailand will further cement its dominant market position there. By far the most popular business to consumer marketplace in Thailand is Lazada.

11.11: A Chinese record for global ecommerce

When we reported Alibaba's Singles Day sales for 2016, Tamebay reader Scott commented saying "Do these numbers sound legit? Amazon apparently did 86 items a second in the UK on Black Friday, Alibaba did 175,000? That’s such a huge discrepancy, it doesn’t sound possible. Insane