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Alibaba overhauls e-commerce businesses, names new CFO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will reorganise its international and domestic e-commerce businesses and replace its CFO – changes that come as the tech giant grapples with...

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Newspaper: China regulators should act further to free up apps’ access to rivals’ links

Chinese internet platforms have not gone far enough in unblocking external links, as instructed by authorities, and relevant government bodies should take further action to interve...

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New regulations: China tells tech giants to stop blocking rivals’ links

China fired a fresh regulatory shot at its tech giants, telling them to end a long-standing practice of blocking each other’s links on their sites or face consequences.

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China tells Alibaba, Tencent to open platforms up to each other

China’s industry ministry has told technology companies including Alibaba and Tencent to stop blocking each other’s website links from their platforms, the 21st Century...

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Fear? China issues anti-monopoly rules targeting its platform giants

China’s market regulator released new anti-monopoly guidelines on Sunday that target internet platforms, tightening existing restrictions faced by the country’s tech gi...


Alibaba’s Lazada appoints Chun Li as new CEO

Lazada, the Southeast Asian arm of Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding, said on Friday it would replace its CEO, as it battles for dominance in the fast-growing market.

Platform News: Alibaba online marketplace

China’s Alibaba launches ‘outlet’ platform to shift luxury overstock

Alibaba Group has launched a new luxury platform targeting younger consumers that also aims to help high-end brands shed excess inventory built up during the global coronavirus loc...

Platform News: Alibaba online marketplace

Alibaba plans to buy at least 10% stake in Chinese courier Yunda: sources

Alibaba Group plans to buy at least 10% of Yunda, marking the e-commerce giant’s fifth investment in a large courier, two people with knowledge of the matter told news agency...


IKEA tests selling through third party for the first time, on Tmall in China

IKEA on Tuesday started selling its products on Alibaba’s Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall, the first time the world’s biggest furniture retailer has sold through a th...