Posts tagged with "eCommerce"


01. March 2017
Web2Asia's CEO George Godula was recently featured by Alibaba on what Tmall Partners TP or so called Tmall Trade Partner are and how they can help foreign brands sell to Chinese consumers through E-Commerce online. All content (c) by Alibaba Group. The full Tmall Partner TP list can be found on Tmall.hk.
26. February 2014
China E-Commerce Tencent’s Video App Reach 160 million Views on Valentine’s Day Tencent’s vine-like video sharing app, Weishi, had over 160 million views on Valentine’s Day. The app allows users to make 8-second video snippets with options to add tunes and themes to the recorded content. On Valentine it had been prepped with romantical themes, such as writing “kiss” or “love” in the corner of the screen. Weishi can be shared on any Chinese SNS, but work best as embedded media in...
25. February 2014
China E-Commerce Over 100 Million Alipay Payments During Spring Festival Over 100 million Alipay payments were made during the seven-day holiday of 2014 Spring Festival, 52% of these were mobile. Meanwhile Alibaba announced that the real-name users of Alipay approached 300 million by the end of 2013, with more than 100 million users using the mobile service for most of payments. Altogether subscribers made 12.5 billion payments during 2013, totaling over CNY900 billion. Data also revealed that...
24. February 2014
China E-Commerce Alibaba May Buy AutoNavi Alibaba Group Holdings revealed that they are interested in buying Autonavi. The E-commerce enterprise has provided a non-binding proposal letter to digital map content and navigation company AutoNavi, purposing $1.1 billion to make it a wholly owned subsidiary. Currently Alibaba holds about 28% of AutoNavi’s shares. If the deal goes through, Alibaba said the goal is to improve customer service capacity by sharpening the competitiveness of AN’s map...
19. January 2011
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Alibaba Group, Chinas leading e-commerce company today announced, it is planning to build a network of warehouses across China and hopes to mobilize other partners to join in this effort to create an integrated logistics platform that will help elevate the quality of service to Chinese consumers and allow merchants to meet rapidly growing domestic consumption needs. Over the medium term, Alibaba Group and its financing partners will commit between RMB20 billion and RMB30 billion (US$3.01...
18. January 2010
Taobao, the largest online shopping destination in China, has today announced the launch of the Taobao App Store and will invest RMB10 million (US$1.46 million) to foster promising independent software developers via the Taobao Open Platform (TOP) fund every year. The move comes less than 6 months after eBay opened up its market place for third-party applications last August. The Taobao App Store (http://app.taobao.com) will offer solutions created by independent developers through TOP for...
02. December 2009
This November PayPal opened its software platform to outside developers in a move designed to unleash a flood of creative uses for the online financial transaction service. With the new open software, called Paypal X (great domain btw: www.x.com), users won't have to type their username and password into a separate PayPal Web site in order to complete a payment. Instead, people will be able to sign into PayPal and make purchases, such as for example virtual goods, right inside a gaming...
18. September 2009
Last weekend Web2Asia's George Godula had the the opportunity to attend Alibaba Group’s 10 year anniversary celebration, dubbed the “Alifest”. Alibaba is best known for its international B2B e-commerce and sourcing market place Alibaba.com, but also operates Taobao – the “eBay of China” and largest C2C Internet retail web site, Alimama – an online advertising exchange and affiliate network – as well as Alipay, China’s most popular third-party online payment system modelled...
16. March 2009
The news site Sohu reported in an article last week (http://it.sohu.com/20090312/n262760344.shtml Chinese only) that Chinese eCommerce market leader Taobao was to introduce its own social network. According to a PR spokesperson the SNS will be named 淘江湖 ("Tao Jiang Hu") and will mostly be formed by combining several of Taobaos already existing sites and services. However additionally the news report said that this new SNS may add several "shopping related games" through an API open to...
16. March 2009
Our friend Adam Schokora (@ajschokora) pointed out a funny picture of an offline ad published on Douban for the Chinese search engine Baidu's eCommerce platform Youa.com. The writing translates to "Want to be rich? Go build nice roads first! Want to go shopping? Go to Baidu Youa.com first!". With its recently launched consumer-to-consumer e-commerce platform Youa (Pinyin for "Got it") Baidu is looking to attack the leading Chinese ecommerce store Taobao.

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