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Amazon's New Discount Holiday Seems Awfully Familiar

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Amazon seems to have taken a page from Alibaba's playbook. Since 2009, the Chinese Internet goliath has held a discount holiday, called "...

Digital Commerce in China: Cheap Tricks or Deep Love?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese marketers - indeed, marketers everywhere -- need to "rebuild" corporate structures to align assets. True, "pain from change" is unavoidable. But downward vortex of commoditization will be more difficult to bear.

Alibaba's 'Singles Day' Was Bigger Than Black Friday And Cyber Monday's Online Sales Combined

AP | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba's sales in China totaled $9.34 billion on Singles Day, a day dedicated to the uncommitted, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse...

Matt Sheehan

China's Record-Breaking Online Shopping Day In 6 Facts | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

BEIJING -- Turkey Day and Santa Claus might spur Americans to shop till they drop, but China's hundreds of millions of online shoppers have their own ...

Chinese Singles' Valentine's Day Prank Will Warm Your Cold, Dead Heart

Posted 02.14.2014 | Divorce

There's being bitter on Valentine's Day, and then there's this. In what can only be considered a master class in trolling, a group of singles in S...

China Has An Anti-Valentine's Day That's Just Huge For Online Shopping

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 01.10.2013 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — Lei Shujie, a designer in Shanghai, piled up a wish list for the quirky holiday dubbed "Singles Day" that has grown into China's — ...