Alipay, an app which a billion Chinese people use to pay, is being split up by the Chinese government. Why is Alibaba's hugely popular and profitable payment service under such scrutiny?
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Richard Liu, founder of Chinese e-tailer JD.com, has announced he will step away from heading daily operations. He will, however, remain president.
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China is working on a law that will make webshops responsible for intellectual property violations. Those who do not want to obey must face up to it: serious offenders will have to close down completely.
Urban Outfitters has had a busy day: the announcement of record-breaking sales was followed by that of a new second-hand platform... and its withdrawal from China.
Tmall Luxury Pavilion, the luxury goods platform launched by Alibaba in 2017, is experiencing an explosive growth. There is no doubt that one fast-growing target market is no stranger to that.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com saw its revenue rise sharply in the second quarter, but its profits took a hefty hit: - 95 %.
Ikea is trialling a new store concept in Shanghai, built around "meaningful customer experiences", events and sustainability - but without the typical set route.
Alibaba attracted 45 million new customers in the past quarter. It is the first time that the Chinese e-commerce giant has exceeded 25 billion euros in quarterly turnover, but due to large investments, profitability fell.
New VAT regulations on e-commerce will come into force today. The regulations are designed to create a level playing field for European traders and sellers from outside the European Union.
China has banned products from several Western companies, including Nike, Gap and H&M because they are allegedly unsafe. The companies in question recently expressed critical viewpoints on the fate of the Uighur population in Xinjiang and reports of forced labour.
What happens when you combine China's love of digitalisation with the country's cheap clothing factories? Shein is the answer. The newcomer has overtaken Amazon as the most downloaded shopping app in the US, even though you may not have heard of them.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com gives the starting signal for its European expansion: in the Dutch province of Limburg, the logistics specialist opens a distribution centre of 18,000 square metres. It will also have an office.
Carlsberg has exceeded analysts' expectations during the first quarter, mainly pushed by sales in China that are rising far above pre-Covid levels.
Several fashion companies, including Inditex and Uniqlo, have been taken to court in Paris for covering up forced labour and crimes against humanity.
China has imposed a fine equivalent to 2.3 billion euro on online shopping giant Alibaba for monopoly practices. In December, the Chinese competition watchdog launched an investigation into the empire of billionaire Jack Ma.
H&M sold 21 per cent less in the past quarter and dropped into the red. The fashion group also has to cope with Chinese pressure, following concerns regarding forced labour by the Uighur Muslim minority for multiple clothing brands.