Articles with tag: alibaba

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Starbucks China offers order services to Alibaba apps

22 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Reuters has revealed that Chinese Starbucks customers can order the coffee chain’s drinks on Alibaba’s Taobao marketplace and mobile map app Amap.

Starbucks, China, order services, Alibaba, ecommerce, digital payments

Alibaba rolls out ecommerce programme in Mexico

02 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Atomic88 – Alibaba Business School has announced a partnership with GINgroup to promote and develop ecommerce skills within Mexico.

Atomic88, GINgroup, Global eCommerce Talent, Alibaba, ecommerce, Mexico

Alibaba rolls out programme to enable SMEs go global

29 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Alibaba has launched the Project Sprout Up programme to connect SMEs with business opportunities beyond their home countries.

Alibaba, Project Sprout Up, SMEs, Spring Thunder, COVID-19, ecommerce, retailers, AI

ByteDance to apply for Singapore banking licence

15 Jun 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

China-based ByteDance, an internet technology company, has announced it is going to expand its services into banking by joining forces with Singapore’s Lee family.

ByteDance, partnership, Lee, Singapore, banking, banking licence, internet, technology, digital bank, OCBC Bank, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Alibaba, Ant Financial, Xiaomi, Hong Kong, China

Alibaba adds more digital features for B2B customers

03 Jun 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Alibaba Group has announced a series of new features for its platform, which seeks to connect international suppliers with buyers. 

Alibaba, digital, B2B, trade finance, cross-border trade, businesses

Managing cash flow during the pandemic

11 May 2020 | Payments General

Kivanc Onan, Head of Payments & Financial Products Strategy of North America B2B at Alibaba Group, outlines four considerations for small businesses, Kivanc Onan, cash flow, B2B, SMBs, pandemic, coronavirus, supply chain finance, B2B commerce

Alibaba to help India-based SMEs during COVID-19 pandemic

24 Apr 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has launched a USD 30 million ‘anti-COVID’ programme for India-based SMEs.

India, SMEs, Alibaba, data, COVID-19, coronavirus, technology, cloud technology

Ecommerce platforms Alibaba and JD launch bookings for COVID-19 tests

23 Apr 2020 | Ecommerce

China-based ecommerce platforms Alibaba and JD have launched booking services for COVID-19 tests.

Alibaba, JD, ecommerce, booking services, China, COVID-19, Coronavirus Nucleic Acid Test

Focus on Brazil: how the crisis scenario boosts digital services adoption

21 Apr 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Luiz Henrique Didier Jr. from Bexs Bank presents insights from the exponential projections for growth in the number of e-shoppers in Brazil. The crisis is driving Brazilians to seek alternatives for shopping and accessing entertainment

Luiz Henrique Didier Jr., Bexs Bank, COVID-19, coronavirus, ecommerce, SaaS, online shopping experiences, B2B commerce, digital world, e-shoppers, local payment culture, User Experience, go-to-market strategy, B2C, US, Brazil, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Alibaba

IBM, Huawei, Alibaba to form provincial blockchain alliance

16 Apr 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Huawei, IBM, Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have partnered to create an alliance called the Chongqing Blockchain Application Innovation Industry Alliance.

Huawei, IBM, Tencent, Alibaba, China, Baidu, blockchain alliance

Indian grocery startup BigBasket gets USD 60 mln

10 Apr 2020 | Ecommerce

BigBasket, an India-based grocery startup, has raised USD 60 million to meet growing demand from Indian customers stuck at home amid coronavirus outbreak.

BigBasket, India, funding, coronavirus outbreak, grocery, ecommerce, delivery, Alibaba, startup

Reuters: Alibaba might buy at least 10 percent stake in Chinese courier Yunda

01 Apr 2020 | Ecommerce

Alibaba is looking to buy the stake from Yunda’s controlling shareholders who own 52.19% of Yunda through their wholly owned company Shanghai LuoJieSi Investment Management, according to Reuters’ sources.

Yunda. Alibaba, China, shares, funding, ecommerce, delivery, parcels

Ecommerce giant aims to surpass its rival Alibaba

30 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

China-based ecommerce company has panned to become the tech platform of choice for US customers in a cloud computing market dominated by Alibaba.

China, ecommerce, Alibaba,, accounts, retail, delivery network, artificial intelligence, big data, AI, online delivery

HSBC announces trade finance loan partnership with logistics platform Cainiao

23 Mar 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

HSBC has announced leveraging big data to offer quick trade financing approvals to Hong Kong merchants on Alibaba's ecommerce platform Tmall.

Tmall, HSBC, Cainiao, China, Hong Kong, Alibaba, trade finance, B2B payments, ecommerce platform, Covid-19 financial aid, logistics platform, Asia, APAC

Alibaba's import ecommerce platform Koala includes blockchain traceability system

18 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

China-based ecommerce company Alibaba has announced its import ecommerce platform Koala updated its products to include a full-link traceability blockchain system. 

Alibaba, ecommerce, blockchain, traceability system, China, online payments, QR code, purchase

TransferWise partners with Alipay to tap into the Chinese market

17 Mar 2020 | Payments General

TransferWise, a UK-based online money transfer service, has teamed up with large mobile payments company Alibaba-backed Alipay to enable instant transfers to China using 17 currencies.

TransferWise, partnership, Alipay, mobile payments, Alibaba, Alipay, money transfers

Alibaba files patent for a blockchain transaction system in Brazil

16 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Alibaba has registered a blockchain-based system patent in Brazil under the category of insurance, financial business, and monetary business.

Alibaba, Brazil, ecommerce, blockchain, real estate market, Ant Unicorn, credit card, currency, financial transactions

IKEA launches third-party online store on Tmall

10 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

IKEA has set up a shop on Alibaba's ecommerce platform Tmall, marking the first time the Sweden-based retail chain is peddling its products on a third-party online marketplace. 

IKEA, Alibaba, Tmall, online store, ecommerce, retail, China, online marketplace

British fintech firm Rimilia raises USD 15 million to boost AI payments business

03 Feb 2020 | Payments General

UK-based fintech Rimilia has raised USD 15 million for its technology that automates payments.

Rimilia, Fintech, funding round, AI payments, online payments, Eight Road Ventures, Alibaba, Silicon Valley Bank, Kennett Partners, UK, United \Kingdom, Europe,

China drafts rules to cover online-only banking operations

14 Jan 2020 | Payments General

China is working to finalise its first rules to cover online-only banking operations in a push to minimise risk in the financial sector and attract players including foreign lenders, according to Reuters.

China, online banking, retail banking, fintech, Citigroup, HSBC Holdings, Standard Chartered, Alibaba, Tencent, banking