On February 20th, Taobao announced the establishment of a live e-commerce company to provide fully managed operational services for celebrities, KOLs, and MCN agencies entering Taobao to start live streaming.
Including Pinduoduo, all three major Chinese e-commerce platforms have now adopted the "refund only" policy.
Douyin recently tested a new feature called 'AI Search' within its main app. This is an artificial intelligence-based search and question-answering service.
On December 22, two days after assuming the role of CEO of Taobao and Tmall Group, Eddie Wu announced a major organizational restructuring of the Group.
Eddie Wu, the CEO of Alibaba Group and Chairman of Taobao＆Tmall Group, will also serve as the CEO of Taobao＆Tmall Group.
Taobao's WeChat QR code payment function is still gradually being rolled out. Currently, it is only available to some users and only certain products support this payment method.
Recently, Ali Mama and Tencent Advertising announced their collaboration. Tencent's WeChat channels, Moments, and mini-programs will be opened to Taobao and Tmall.
The Taobao AI large-scale model 'Taobao Wenwen' is currently undergoing internal testing.
"Taobao Maker Festival" offers a venue for young merchants to showcase their potentials. By identifying consumption trends and championing small businesses on the platform, the event could have a significant impact on the retail industry and the economy at large.
Taobao, the e-commerce platform owned by Alibaba, has introduced a dedicated sales channel on its homepage for select users. This new channel is prominently displayed alongside Taobao Live in the most visible position on the homepage.
Alibaba's management team announced five strategic focal areas for its e-commerce platform Taobao this year. These areas cover livestreaming, private domain traffic (turning casual users into dedicated ones), content, local retailers, and pricing power.
Taobao Live starts this year’s public-welfare livestreaming this week to help sell agriculture products from China’s rural areas. The livestreaming attracted over 16 leading livestreamers including the top influencer Li Jiaqi.
Hangzhou-based tech giant Alibaba has launched a special campaign to provide free COVID-19 consultation services for rural areas, support the training of grassroots medical staff, and donate urgently needed medicines and medical devices to 22 underdeveloped counties across the country.
Chinese tech leader Alibaba has helped thousands of people who have disabilities to find undifferentiated employment and live barrier-free in the past year, according to the annual report on helping those with special needs, jointly released by Alibaba and its philanthropy foundation.
Taobao and JD.com, two of China's leading e-commerce platforms, have recently announced the resumption of links connecting them with short video platform Kuaishou, mainly aiming at the annual Double 11 Shopping Festival.
Alibaba's e-commerce platform Taobao will update its version for elderly people ahead of Tmall Double 11, the annual Shopping Festival will kick off pre-sales at 8 p.m. on October 24.
Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari opened its first official clothing online store on China's e-commerce platform Taobao. The most expensive item is a gray women's mid-length trench coat, priced at 44,500 yuan ($6,187).
More than 10,000 livestreamers in China’s rural areas participated in Alibaba's a week-long livestreaming Harvest Festival, driving its local economy with the leverage of the trending technology.
Alibaba Group started its sixth annual Philanthropy Week on Tuesday with a series of online and offline initiatives across its businesses and new ways for the public to participate.
Alibaba kicked off its seventh Maker Festival this Wednesday. Founded in 2016, the Maker Festival has grown to become Alibaba's flagship event showcasing the latest innovation by Chinese entrepreneurs and emerging consumption trends in the country.