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Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent is targeting Australian and New Zealand marketing budgets, offering a suite of digital advertising tools to reach mainland Chinese consumers.  Ian Chan, Head of Business Development, Tencent International Business Group, a division under Tencent Holdings Limited which is responsible for expanding business such as its cloud

The world’s busiest shopping day has wrapped up for 2019, setting a new record for the value of online transactions processed in a 24-hour period.  This year Alibaba generated US$38.4 billion of gross merchandise volume (GMV) during its November 11 sale, an increase of 26 per cent compared to 2018.

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Australians visiting China will now be able to use Alipay, the popular Chinese digital payment platform, during their trip. Alipay has today announced that for the first time ever, international visitors to the Chinese mainland can now access and use Alipay, the mobile payment and lifestyle platform used by more

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Alibaba’s revenue increased 40 per cent from the prior year to US$16.6 billion in its first quarterly earnings report since founder Jack Ma stepped down as executive chairman.  Annual active consumers on its China retail marketplaces hit 693 million, a 19 million increase from the prior quarter. It’s mobile monthly

How can Australian retailers address the big challenges of staying relevant in a world increasingly driven by omnichannel engagement and new transaction types which require offline and online integration? Historically, change in retail has sometimes been fast and at other times appeared slower, yet as an industry sector retail has

The world’s largest online sale is expected to be even bigger this year, and the company behind it wants to make it more environmentally friendly.  Preparations are underway for Alibaba’s 11.11 sale, also known as Singles’ Day. First held in 2009, 11.11 has now grown into weeks of discounts and

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Overall transaction volume on Alipay increased 25 per cent in Australia during Golden Week – a week-long national holiday in China – compared to last year’s corresponding week. The growth was riven by strong growth in the luxury retail sector, and solid performances by airport and duty-free stores, pharmacies, and

Chemist Warehouse has renewed its strategic collaboration with Alibaba Group’s cross-border business-to-consumer marketplace Tmall Global for an additional two years. The Australian retailer expects to significantly broaden its presence within the Alibaba ecosystem through this strategic partnership with Tmall Global to grow its market share across both China and Southeast

Alibaba Group and SAP announced that SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP Cloud Platform are now available on Alibaba Cloud in China. Chinese enterprises can now easily adopt SAP’s world-leading enterprise cloud solutions on the powerful Alibaba Cloud infrastructure. The strategic partnership between the two technology leaders provides seamless integration of

Some of the first Australian businesses to enter the Chinese market through the Alibaba ecosystem are behind a new program to help Australian food and beverage companies take advantage of the cross border ecommerce opportunity. eCargo has launched the Cross-Border Ecommerce (CBEC) Growth program to minimise the risk for FMCG