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From social shopping to a metaverse mall, we highlight five new initiatives and innovations debuted to inspire shoppers and help merchants during this big shopping festival.

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This year the 618 shopping festival generated a total sales revenue of RMB 695.9bn (USD 103.8bn) through ecommerce channels (excluded quick commerce and community group buying), reports Syntun. This is an increase of 20.3% year-on-year, but down 6.2% compared to the previous year's 26.5% sales growth. Besides driving sales through slashing prices and discount coupons, what significant findings...
JD.com achieved double-digit revenue growth, while Alibaba maintained a significantly stronger operating margin. Performance highlights Revenue Alibaba’s Q4 results (three months ending 31st March 2022) reported revenue of RMB 204bn (US$ 32.2bn), up 9.0% year-over-year, but down 15.9% on the previous quarter. Over a third of this was driven by direct sales, including through Fresh...
Flipkart, Lazada and Tmall, leading ecommerce operators from across the region, are launching new customer-facing initiatives that tap into the desire to make better choices for people and the planet. Tmall introduces carbon emission product labelling Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall is launching new product labelling to help shoppers understand environmental impact when making shopping w...
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