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2012-09-20 06:37:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition ("IACC") announced today that it has reached agreements with two of the largest online platforms in China: Taobao Marketplace, and DHgate, seeking to combat the trafficking of counterfeit goods online. "This was a logical next step," stated Bob Barchiesi, IACC President. "Every legitimate business has a shared interest, and a shared responsibility, in making sure that the online marketplace...

Yahoo Shares in Alibaba Bought Back Before IPO
2012-09-19 12:44:57

redOrbitStaff & Wire Reports Alibaba Group announced on Tuesday that it has bought back $7.6 billion dollars worth of stock from Yahoo Inc., moving the Chinese e-commerce giant one step closer to an initial public offering. The company said it has completed an initial repurchase of shares from Yahoo, consisting of a $6.3 billion cash payment and $800 million in preferred shares, and has "restructured its relationship with the Silicon Valley company.” Alibaba...

2012-09-14 23:02:48

New market research report “Consumer Payment Trends in China: Online Purchasing Q1 2012” worked out by Maverick China Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, China's online payment sector still faces various challenges, including tightened regulations imposed on the industry, the expansion of emerging markets and profitability requirements. London, UK (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Supported by booming new business models like point of...

2012-08-16 02:27:30

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At 4:00p.m. on June 20, Alibaba.com declared its official delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This high-profile privatization step by Alibaba not only gives rise to many guesses about the reasons of its delisting, but also sounds a warning and gives cause to millions of SMEs in B2B industry to think about their own future. In recent years, B2C and C2C came into rapid growth in the e-commerce market. However, compared with the two,...

2012-08-14 02:31:15

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Impressive online shopping sales figures in China demonstrate that Chinese online fashion retailers such as Xiu.com have revived not only the European fashion industry but also the global fashion industry. Amazing sales figures Xiu.com, a leading online fashion retailer in China, recently released its 2012 interim sales performance figures. Its sales revenue has tripled, with 80% of its sales brought in from imported brands. In contrast...

2012-08-07 02:24:52

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- From the "Monitoring Data of China's B2B E-commerce Market (2012)", the B2B E-commerce market has seen a trading turnover of 2.95 trillion yuan in China, increasing 13% year over year. And the sales volume of all kinds of B2B commerce enterprises has come to 7.45 billion yuan, registering an increase of 20% year over year. The overall growth has obviously slowed down. Due to the declining requirements in the international environment,...

2012-07-31 02:31:31

HANGZHOU, China, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- It is now the time of e-commerce or no commerce. The internet has turned the world into a "global village" where e-commerce websites have become the major channel for trade. The global villagers are enterprises active on B2B websites, creating trendy forms of e-commerce. There are 2 major models in the B2B (business-to-business) industry. One is vertical B2B online marketplaces. The other one is comprehensive B2B marketplaces, represented...

2012-07-29 22:21:19

LONDON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- London based startup B2B marketplace LeadsAndDeals.com has come out of beta with Olympics 2012. With several user suggested powerful features and redesigns, it has also launched a unique flexible pay-as-you-go premium membership program for Small and Medium Enterprises across the world. London based startup LeadsAndDeals.com has announced the release of their new global B2B marketplace which connects buyers with suppliers from all...

2012-06-27 02:29:29

BEIJING, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that it has launched an online store on TMall.com ("TMall"), one of China's most popular B2C online retail platforms, which expands the purchasing options available to Jiayuan users nationwide. From today, Jiayuan's users will be able to shop for Jiayuan's online dating products and...

2012-06-19 02:35:21

HANGZHOU, China, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Alibaba published its Q1 financial report on April 4th, 2012. According to the financial report, its number of overseas users increased by 38.6% in Q1, indicating that the traffic from user and buyer activity rose; the daily overseas visitors in March grew 30% from the previous year. According to specialists' analysis, the financial report shows that a series of buyer service measures taken by Alibaba have achieved an initial success....