Alibaba Group

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Asia retail outlook 2022

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Indonesia has announced the impending ban on the online sales of cross-border goods under US$100, as part of measures to protect local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reported a 14% year-on-year increase in revenue, reaching RMB234,156 million (US$32,292 million) and a 63% increase in net income, reaching RMB33,000 million (US$4,551 million) in the June quarter 2023. This compares to the same period last year, which was impacted by stringent pandemic lockdowns. Segment revenue figures compared to the same period last ...
Alibaba has invested an additional $845.44 million USD into Lazada, its Southeast Asia e-commerce unit, reaching a total investment of $5.8 billion USD. Lazada to expand user base The retailer is in direct competition with Shopee, currently the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia. With 160 million users in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and other countries, Lazada aims to ...
Freshippo (part of the Alibaba Group) has unveiled its fully-automated supply chain using vehicles, robots and cloud technology to supply stores in eastern China from Shanghai to Hangzhou. With nearly 1 million square feet, this centre increases efficiencies in the supply chain The centre, which took three years to build, can sort over 2.8 million items per day, including a mix of local a...
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