Tag: Etailing
7 months ago
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TikTok Strikes Back in Indonesia

A government crackdown on ‘social’ e-commerce appears to have backfired with TikTok’s takeover of a local champion

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8 months ago
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X Is Working to Lure Smaller Advertisers as Elon Musk Keeps Alienating Big Brands

Elon Musk lashed out at advertisers boycotting X during an interview at the New York Times’s DealBook Summit Wednesda...

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8 months ago
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Once Unstoppable, Alibaba Is Now Faltering

The Chinese e-commerce giant lost its lead—even in online shopping

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8 months ago
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The Rise of Temu’s Chinese Parent Will Reshape E-Commerce

PDD, the owner of fast-growing Temu, is muscling into the U.S. in a way Alibaba never did

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8 months ago
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Alibaba’s Spinoff Plans Fall to Earth

New York shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant are down 8% premarket after it said it would abandon its cloud segmen...

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11 months ago
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The Alibaba Spinoff Trade Loses More Steam

Recent hiccups probably won’t derail the firm’s restructuring, but the stock could struggle without further concrete ...

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about 1 year ago
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Alibaba Shares Are a Bet on Spinoffs, Not Growth

Chinese e-commerce company’s core business remains stuck in slow gear. But the stock could do well anyway.

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about 1 year ago
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SoftBank Turns Big Seller After Tech Rout

Japanese tech investor loses billions of dollars even after selling down Alibaba stake

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over 1 year ago
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Jack Ma Engineered Alibaba’s Breakup From Overseas

Globetrotting billionaire, in calls to executives, used his influence to push company’s plans to split into six groups

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over 1 year ago
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For Alibaba, Six Is Bigger Than One—And a Smaller Target

There are good reasons to think a split-up Alibaba would be more valuable. In this case, politics and profits are poi...

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over 1 year ago
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Jack Ma’s Life After Alibaba Takes Him to a Fish Farm, Fiji and Beyond

After falling out with Beijing, Chinese tech mogul studies tuna and ponders the Gobi Desert

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over 1 year ago
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Zara Extends Lead Over H&M, Faces Down Threat From Shein

Retailer pulls further ahead of fast-fashion rival, as pricier offering helps differentiate the brand from low-price ...

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over 1 year ago
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Ant Group Won’t Be Squashed After All

Ant may never claw its way back to the lofty valuation it commanded in late 2020—but that doesn’t mean it, and its si...

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over 1 year ago
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Jack Ma Cedes Control of Fintech Giant Ant Group

The Chinese billionaire entrepreneur is taking a step further away from the business empire he created decades ago.

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over 1 year ago
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Google and Meta’s Advertising Dominance Fades as TikTok, Streamers Emerge

For the first time in nearly a decade, Google and Meta—the two largest players in online advertising—are no longer ta...

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over 1 year ago
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China’s Pro-Business Shift May Prove Fickle

U.S. audit officials’ successful push to review the work of Chinese auditors adds to signs that the Xi administration...

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over 1 year ago
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Alibaba Conjures Up Cost Savings

E-commerce giant’s operating profit rose a better-than-expected 68% because of lower expenses.

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over 1 year ago
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China Relief Rally Can Only Go So Far

Covid restrictions will remain onerous for some time, and there remain many other issues to spook in investors in China.

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over 1 year ago
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Chinese Shares Surge as Covid Reopening Hopes Emerge, U.S. Audit Inspections End

Shares of Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong jumped after U.S. officials wrapped up an audit inspection in the cit...

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almost 2 years ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Fast-Fashion Giant Shein Plans More U.S. Distribution Centers as Sales Climb

Shein, the online retailer that has turbocharged the global fast-fashion industry, is planning to deepen its foothold...

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almost 2 years ago
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China’s GigaCloud Goes Public in U.S., Bucking Delisting Trend

The e-commerce company generates all of its revenue outside of China and says it is prepared to switch auditors if ne...

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almost 2 years ago
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H&M Returns to China’s Internet After a 16-Month Disappearance

The Swedish retailer resumed e-commerce sales on an Alibaba platform after it was wiped off the country’s leading e-c...

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almost 2 years ago
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Alibaba Passes Through the Storm Into the Slog

The worst of the tech crackdown in China may be over, but a weak economy—and a permanently changed regulatory environ...

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over 2 years ago
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Alibaba Shares Are Cheap, but Not a Bargain

China’s e-commerce champion is still taking blows from multiple sides, but a deepening funk among consumers is now ad...

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over 2 years ago
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PayPal’s Loss Is Adyen’s Gain

EBay seems to have few regrets about choosing Adyen over PayPal. Both digital payments companies boomed during the pa...

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over 2 years ago
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Temple & Webster Expects Australian Wage Growth to Slow With Reopening of Border

Temple & Webster Group expects the reopening of Australia’s borders from nearly two years of pandemic-driven restrict...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Startups Attract Record Funding Despite Tech Clampdown

Unlike in previous years, when most Chinese tech funding went to internet startups in e-commerce, the bulk of the mon...

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over 2 years ago
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Tencent Gives Investors an Early Christmas Present

The Chinese tech giant is cashing in its stake in e-commerce company JD.com. The big question is whether other divest...

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over 2 years ago
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China Halts Alibaba Cybersecurity Cooperation for Slow Reporting of Threat, State Media Says

The technology ministry suspended work with Alibaba Cloud for six months over slow reporting of the Log4j2 software f...

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over 2 years ago
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Alibaba Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral in Its Operations by 2030

The e-commerce giant’s plans include using more renewable energy for its data centers and working with logistics prov...

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over 2 years ago
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Alibaba Reshuffles E-Commerce Teams Amid Competition, Slowing Growth

Alibaba said it would reorganize its e-commerce teams and appointed a new chief financial officer, as the tech giant ...

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over 2 years ago
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Didi Plan to Delist in New York Rocks Other Chinese ADRs

The Chinese ride-hailing giant is aiming for a Hong Kong listing in early 2022, further evidence of a broader U.S.-Ch...

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over 2 years ago
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Amazon Trucks Snarled in U.K. Amid Climate Protest Blockades

Activists for a British group campaigning for action on climate change began blocking roads outside Amazon warehouses...

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over 2 years ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Alibaba Empowers Business Units to Be More Agile as Challenges Mount

CEO Daniel Zhang is devolving power to the heads of the company’s business units to speed up decision making so each ...

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over 2 years ago
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Jack Ma’s Ant Rebrands Some Credit Offerings as Part of Overhaul

Ant Group has started making it clear to customers if they are borrowing from outside lenders or from the company its...

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over 2 years ago
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For Alibaba, the Property Crackdown Is Another Headache

The e-commerce giant posted lackluster earnings for its latest quarter and has suffered from China’s crackdown on tec...

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over 2 years ago
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Paytm’s Mega IPO Is Priced for Perfection

The firm is growing fast and financial services could be a powerful new growth driver. But deep pocketed competitors ...

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over 2 years ago
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TikTok Parent’s Founder Zhang Yiming Steps Down as Chairman

ByteDance CEO Liang Rubo will take over as chairman, completing a leadership transition that began in May.

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over 2 years ago
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Apple’s Privacy Change Is Hitting Tech and E-Commerce Companies

Apps in which many users have opted out of being tracked are getting less data on consumers’ habits and interests and...

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