Is Big Tech Getting Too Big for Its Britches?

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Chinese regulators recently initiated an investigation into monopolistic conduct by Alibaba, and then threatened to penalize Tencent for misreporting acquisitions and investments for antitrust reviews.  Read More

If It’s Creative And Collectible, It’s At Alibaba Design Week

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Alibaba's five-day signature event is set to gather contemporary artists, collectible retailers, and museum stores in a celebration of creativity. Read More

Fines Aren’t Alibaba’s Problem — Competition Is

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Alibaba has become the standard for Chinese e-commerce, but the market is nearing saturation. Read More

Short-Video App Kuaishou Takes on China’s Tech Giants for the Lunar New Year

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Over the past five years, China’s Spring Festival holiday has become a battleground among the country’s biggest internet companies, and as new technologies such as short video become increasingly popular, the fronts are shifting. Read More

Ad Featuring Same-Sex Couple Wins Hearts and Minds in China

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Activists say the rare LGBT-friendly commercial is a step toward acceptance and equality. Read More

Headlines from China: Arthouse Film ‘The Wild Goose Lake’ Partners with Livestreamer Li Jiaqi to Sell Tickets

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The online event is co-presented by Taobao Live-streaming and digital film publicity platform Dengta, both are owned by Alibaba Group. Within 6 seconds, 255,000 ticket vouchers were sold out. Read More

Lion vs. Cat: Suning and Hunan Satellite TV Team Up to Challenge Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Entertainment Gala

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Retailer Suning launched a televised extravaganza for Singles' Day this year, partnering with the entertainment powerhouse Hunan Satellite TV to produce a broadcast in direct competition with Alibaba’s long-running show. Read More

CBI Case Study: Kim Kardashian’s Lucrative Livestreaming Partnership

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Last week, America’s top influencer Kim Kardashian West collaborated with Alibaba’s Tmall to join forces with Viya, China’s most powerful livestreamer, a major step forward in a market the reality star had previously failed to make her mark in. Read More

Alibaba’s Entertainment-Fueled E-commerce and the Future of Marketing

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China’s November 11 Singles Day epitomizes the merger of commerce and content that is taking over how brands do business in what is soon to be the world’s largest consumer market. Read More

Alibaba Tech and Services to Power Universal’s Beijing Resort

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Alibaba announced on Thursday a partnership with Universal Beijing Resort to help the American theme park conglomerate’s digital operations for its newest theme park scheduled to open in 2021. Read More