Alibaba Group

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Asia retail outlook 2021

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The country is seeing a wholesale store boom. Yonghui opened its first wholesale store in May 2021, it now has 45 such stores.

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WorldFirst, an international business payments provider, has formed a partnership with Alibaba.com, Alibaba’s B2B marketplace, to help UK-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) bolster their digital presence and expand their sales internationally. Help UK SMEs access Alibaba’s platform and services WorldFirst will help British sellers gain access to the 15 million buyers from over ...
Alibaba Group announced financial results for the quarter ended 30 June, 2021. Total revenue is up by +34% year-on-year (YoY), reaching CNY205.7 bn (US$31.9 bn). “ Alibaba started the new fiscal year by delivering a healthy quarter ” Revenue was CNY205 bn (US$32 bn), an increase of 34%YoY. Excluding Sun Art , total revenue would have grown 22% YoY to CNY187 bn (US$29 bn) Annual ac...
The retailer has launched a new store format in May, under the code name "NB Project". After two-month trial, it is now happy with the new format’s performance and ready to roll out. It is a self-pick-up model The new store banner is called Freshippo NB, where NB stands for Neighbourhood Business. The  orders are placed one day in advance via the Freshippo app for picking up after 8:00am th...
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