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Tmall, the online platform for Western Alibaba brands, is updating the look of its virtual shops. The new concept, Flagship Store 2.0, offers more personalisation, brand experience and augmented reality.
Walmart is setting aside 8 billion yuan (1 billion euros) in the coming decade to improve the logistics of the retailer in China. The American colossus has made its ambitions in the Middle Kingdom quite clear.
By 2030, Alibaba wants to use its subsidiary Hema Fresh to open physical stores in all 200 Chinese cities with over a million inhabitants.
Roland Palmer will be stepping down as CEO of Alibaba in the Benelux, and he will be the last one to have held that position: the region will be broken up, with Belgium and Luxemburg being assigned to France. Meanwhile, Tmall is still expanding with an anglophone portal.
Barely a month after Carrefour's announcement that it did not consinder selling its Chinese branch, it sells 80 % to local retailer Suning.com.
As Aldi opened its first two Chinese supermarkets in Shanghai, early images suggest that Aldi is aiming for a higher position in the market in China than it has here. There was no lack of interest, with long queues at the entrances.
German discounter Aldi will open its first two stores in China on 7 June. The two stores in Shanghai mark the beginning of an ambitious expansion scheme on the huge Chinese market, in which the retailer hopes to convince the growing middle class.
Chinese retail giant Alibaba is looking at the possibility of a flotation on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The company is looking to raise billions in extra capital and become less dependent of the United States by appealing directly to Chinese investors.
Ikea is looking to sell its products in China through existing sales platforms. Conversely, the chain will be developing its own digital marketplace for Europe.
In its last financial year, Alibaba saw its turnover and profit reach double-digit growth again. Pushed by new algorithms, conversion rates in China soared - making it the only branch of the company that is already profitable.
Carrefour has no plans to sell its Chinese branch, a spokeswoman for the French retailer said to end to the rumours that have been circulating.
Will WeChat creator Tencent become Kruidvat's co-owner? The Chinese tech company is considering taking an interest in A.S. Watson, the group behind the drugstore chain. Tencent's rival Alibaba is also interested.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba is looking for a new source of revenue: it has opened a "hotel of the future" in Hangzhou, brimming with its own technology.
American Office Depot and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have set up a joint e-commerce platform aimed at small and medium-sized companies.