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The company has rolled out a new set of measures to benefit merchants and sellers on its online marketplaces, Tmall and Taobao, after record anti-trust fine .      Offering services free or at lower costs, supported by technological improvements Alibaba Group Chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang said that ongoing technological improvements and upgrades have enabled the company to expand its por...
CEO of Alibaba’s Freshippo grocery retail chain, Hou Yi, has announced expansion plans to open 10 more Freshippo X Stores in 2021. The first store is profitable within two months of the store opening The first X Store, Alibaba’s membership-only wholesale store, opened in October last year in Shanghai. Hou Yi revealed that the store is making profit by end of 2020, merely two months from t...
The retailer announced that its first store in Huizhou, Guangdong province, will officially open on 28 April. This is Sam's 32nd store in China. Using “single product driven model” to achieve best prices for members The store carries 4,000 SKUs from different parts of the world, selected to suit Chinese consumers’ preferences and taste. Sam’s “single product driven model” is implemented ...


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