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  • Sales wars heat up in China's cross-border e-tailing

    TOKYO -- China's online shopping sites are scrambling to capture the ballooning cross-border e-commerce market, with virtual mall king Alibaba Group Holding and its competitors launching massive sales to entice consumers looking overseas

    June 23, 2017 10:41 am JST
  • Alibaba looks to grow sales of US food in China

    SHANGHAI -- Following through on a pledge to support American employment, online retailer Alibaba Group Holding is teaming up with two U.S.-based food companies to sell in the Chinese market. Alibaba will work with berry purveyor Driscoll

    June 23, 2017 07:10 am JST
  • The Nikkei Asian Review scoops three SOPA prizes

    and Alibaba Group Holding. With contributions from reporters in Beijing and Hong Kong, the report provides a balanced mix of statistics, analyses and personal perspectives on the problem. The next three reports expand on the subject by exploring it through

    June 22, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • Cracking the slot machine market -- Chinese style

    staff from rival Aristocrat Leisure as well as eBay, Google and Alibaba Group Holding. "The goal was to start developing games specifically for the Chinese players in Macau," said Payne, now the chief executive. Shanghai might seem an unusual operating

    June 22, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • SoftBank's Son says company can lead in a connected future

    providers, while creating a sprawling portfolio that includes significant stakes in Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding and Japanese internet portal Yahoo Japan. SoftBank also owns U.S. wireless carrier Sprint, which has been working

    June 21, 2017 02:59 pm JST
  • JTB to bring Alipay to hotels, eateries across Japan

    TOKYO -- Major Japanese tour agency JTB aims to introduce Alibaba Group Holding's Alipay mobile payment service at around 2,000 partner businesses across Japan within three years to help grease the wheels of spending by foreign tourists. Alipay

    June 21, 2017 07:28 am JST
  • HKEx shares jump on proposal for third stock board

    more voting rights than regular equities, will be able to list. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding ditched Hong Kong for New York for its flotation in 2014, due to the lack of options for companies with nonstandard governance structures

    June 19, 2017 05:32 pm JST
  • Mainland companies lead Hong Kong shares higher before MSCI verdict

    giant Tencent Holdings rose 1.3%. Zhong An Online Property and Casualty Insurance, whose shareholders include Tencent and Alibaba Group Holding affiliate Ant Financial, could list its shares in Hong Kong as early as July after raising up to $2 billion

    June 19, 2017 02:42 pm JST
  • How Yahoo turned into a pumpkin

    TOKYO -- Verizon Communications swallowed the core operations of Yahoo on Tuesday, ending the U.S. internet icon's 23-year run.The simple explanation for Yahoo's downfall is that it was unable to compete with the likes of Google. But the company con

    June 17, 2017 12:29 pm JST
  • China's Mobike sharing service rolls into Japan

    allow such a low-fee service to be profitable. Many Chinese internet startups feed off the widespread adoption of mobile payment services that are simple for consumers to use with small-amount purchases. Tencent Holdings' WeChat Pay and Alibaba Group

    June 17, 2017 05:37 am JST
  • Hong Kong stock exchange to lure tech companies with new board

    from so-called "new-economy" sectors such as consumer technology, including those already listed elsewhere such as Alibaba Group Holding, which ditched Hong Kong for New York for its flotation in 2014 because of the lack of options for nonstandard

    June 16, 2017 11:31 pm JST
  • O'Brien and Gruetzner

    Cyber law creates hurdle to Chinese internet companies' growth

    Holdings and Alibaba Group Holding, which will find it harder to expand overseas. Chinese companies also risk getting caught in a regulatory backlash as other countries enforce similar protectionist policies in the name of national security, personal

    June 16, 2017 06:00 pm JST
  • Hong Kong stocks drop to three-week low as rate hike hits developers

    Wednesday said it'll form a joint venture with Fosun Group to create a network of play clubs in China. E-commerce major Alibaba Group Holding ended little changed at $136.67 in overnight U.S. trading. Nomura increased the company's price target to $170 from

    June 15, 2017 07:30 pm JST
  • New delivery options brighten SE Asia's e-commerce outlook

    -delivery services. But now, as the popularity of smartphones and various delivery services brighten the outlook for the e-commerce industry, major players are seen starting operations in the region. Chinese giant Alibaba Group Holding, which bought Singapore

    June 15, 2017 03:13 pm JST
  • Anthony Couse

    Belt and Road's potential real estate boost

    demand for communications services. Similarly, Alibaba Group Holding's payment affiliate, Ant Financial Services Group, will be introducing an Alipay mobile payment system to Belt and Road economies, which would in turn boost financing options for local

    June 15, 2017 12:00 pm JST
  • Alibaba beefs up services while eyeing overseas users

    SHANGHAI Just when investors thought they had seen it all with the phenomenal rise of Alibaba Group Holding, along came Wu Wei, also known as Maggie Wu. The chief financial officer for China's largest e-commerce company shocked investors on June 8

    June 15, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • Top 100 companies in Asia300 ranking of power performers

    Information technology 95.3 5 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) Taiwan Semiconductors 94.2 6 Alibaba Group Holding China Internet services 92

    June 15, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • Alibaba beefs up services while eyeing overseas users

    SHANGHAI Just when investors thought they had seen it all with the phenomenal rise of Alibaba Group Holding, along came Wu Wei, also known as Maggie Wu. The chief financial officer for China's largest e-commerce company shocked investors on June 8

    June 15, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • Qiao Liu: China needs a new breed of companies

    model innovation, hold deep respect for the market and customers, and aim at creating long-term value rather than short-term gains. On this point, Huawei Technologies, Alibaba Group Holding, Tencent Holdings, Xiaomi and SF Express are front

    June 15, 2017 10:00 am JST
  • Sompo boosts sales of insurance for Japan's Chinese visitors

    SHANGHAI -- Sompo Holdings plans to sell more of its travel insurance for Chinese tourists in Japan by partnering with an affiliate of China's Alibaba Group Holding. The Tokyo-based company aims to sell 500,000 policies annually with partner

    June 15, 2017 06:22 am JST