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Cainiao and the United States Postal Service agree to develop shipping solutions to reduce international delivery times for goods ordered by U.S. consumers on Alibaba’s AliExpress global e-shopping website.

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Alibaba Group's logistics arm is stretching the reach of its “last-mile” package-delivery network by establishing hundreds of new pick-up stations in FamilyMart shops, one of the largest convenience-store chains in China.

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What works in the U.S. often doesn't translate to the Chinese market. If you're building your overseas brand, consider these common slip-ups.

With fewer than one out of every three residents using the Internet, China’s less-affluent rural areas, home to an estimated 600 million people, are considered to be one of the PRC’s

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Alibaba Group, China’s dominant e-commerce company, has yet to make a major push into North America, but it’s making headway in selling goods from suppliers in China and other countries to online shoppers in Latin America.

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In China, online shopping is sapping strength from department stores and other multi-brand retailers as consumers increasingly show a preference for purchasing from flagship sites of favored brands.

Fast-changing shopping habits among Chinese consumers are hurting foreign supermarket and hypermarket chains, with competition from online grocers a growing threat, according to retail analysts. 

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma may be the chief of the world’s largest e-commerce company by sales volume and a multi-billionaire, but he hasn’t forgotten what it’s like to run a struggli

Multinational retailers have traditionally used middlemen to expand to new markets, but with the advent of e-commerce, is there a better way?