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Amazon silently ends controversial pricing agreements with sellers  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Amazon will no longer require third-party sellers to price their products on Amazon lower than they price them anywhere else.... more
Sea is raising up to $1.5B for its Shopee e-commerce business in Southeast Asia  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Alibaba is about to get a jolt from its largest rival in Southeast Asia. Sea, the Nasdaq-listed business, is raising... more
Office Depot and Alibaba opening online store  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Office Depot and Alibaba strike strategic deal to reach more U.S. small businesses more
Office Depot partners with Alibaba to focus on small to medium-sized businesses’ needs  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Office Depot, one of the many big box stores feeling the impact from Amazon’s e-commerce dominance, announced on Monday a significant partnership... more
Office Depot partners with Alibaba to focus small to medium-sized businesses’ needs  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Office Depot, one of the many big box stores feeling the impact from Amazon’s e-commerce dominance, announced on Monday a significant partnership with Chinese... more
Tiger Global and Ant Financial lead $500M investment in China’s shared housing startup Danke  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A Chinese startup that’s taking a dorm-like approach to urban housing just raised $500 million as its valuation jumped over... more
JD.com shares take off despite slowing revenue growth  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Shares of JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce service that rivals Alibaba, are on the rise today after the online retailer announced better than expected results for Q4 2018, bucking uncertainty around tech companies... more
Mirakl raises $70 million to manage the marketplace of your e-commerce website  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
French startup Mirakl raised a $70 million funding round. Bain Capital is leading the round with existing investors 83North, Felix Capital and Elaia Partners... more
Alibaba challenger Pinduoduo is bringing imported goods to rural homes  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Pinduoduo, the latest challenger to China’s ecommerce dominators Alibaba and JD.com, wants to bring affordable, imported items to shoppers in China’s smaller cities and rural areas. The three-year-old... more
Apple is offering interest-free financing to boost iPhone sales in China  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Apple is looking to get over its sales woes in China but offering prospective customers interest-free financing with a little help from Alibaba. Apple’s China website... more
Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang Rules Out Layoffs This Year  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Alibaba Group Holding expects to avoid layoffs this year despite China's economic slowdown, CEO Daniel Zhang said on Friday. more
Alibaba hits the gas on mobility as its bike sharing service adds carpooling  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Carpooling is heralded to be environmentally friendly and money-saving, but in smog-stricken China, the transportation option became a source of public concerns... more
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