By Chris Dawson July 2, 2019 - 10:20 am

Jacobs Douwe Egberts selling Tea to China on Tmall Global

Jacobs Douwe Egberts will sell its coffee and tea brands in China through Tmall Global, Alibaba Group’s dedicated cross-border e-commerce platform, making the Dutch beverage giant the latest company from the Netherlands to leverage Alibaba’s platforms to reach Chinese consumers. The new flagship store, which launched

Meet the Product: Royal Mail Tracked China Service

China represents a massive opportunity for Western retailers, but too often they are deterred by logistics and the difficulties of trading in China. To assist online sellers, a new Royal Mail Tracked China service has been introduced covering the whole of China with full in

Tmall Global English Language site launched

A Tmall Global English language website has been launched to streamline the onboarding process for international brands that want to sell on the platform. The site will educate brands about Tmall Global and selling into the world’s second-largest economy, as well as allow them to

Alibaba sees the biggest yet 6.18 mid-year shopping festival

Alibaba have announced that the largest yet in scale and reach 6.18 mid-year shopping festival connected a record number of brands with the country’s hundreds of developing cities. Alibaba say that more than 200,000 brands participated in 6.18 this year mid-year shopping festival. Apart from offering discounts

Alibaba and United Nations partner to raise environmental protection

Alibaba and United Nations (UN) have partnered to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection for World Environment Day, the UN’s annual campaign held on the 5th of June, reported Alibaba's news outlet Alizila. In 1974, the UN has used World Environment Day to promote

AliExpress Russia Joint Venture close to launch

A joint venture between Alibaba Group, Group, MegaFon and the Russian Direct Investment Fund will see AliExpress Russia Joint Venture launch soon. Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has cleared the joint venture to move forward. Now, Russia’s most-popular shopping site, Alibaba-owned AliExpress, with their partners will

6.18 Shopping Festival sees Dyson sales soar

Taobao and Tmall are stepping up their offerings for consumers outside of China’s biggest cities for the annual 6.18 Shopping Festival. The 6.18 Shopping Festival isn't really an Alibaba festival, they created the 11.11 Single's Day event on the 11th of November each year. 6.18 is

Alibaba set to support Canadian SMBs sell to China

"Alibaba are working to help Canadian SMBs expand to China," says Yulei Wang, Alibaba's vice president and head of North America. Speaking to Alibaba's news outlet Alizila, Yulei says that China is now experiencing a high demand for clean, safe and high-quality products from Canada.

Passfeed marketplace has ambitions to become digital wallet

There is an interesting new marketplace launched in the US which aims to disrupt the banking world called Passfeed. Having seen them raise $200 million, we spoke to Dennis Sary, Marketing Director for Passfeed in the US to find out more. The Passfeed concept is to