Alibaba Group

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Asia retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Asia in 2022.

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A guide to China’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

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Understand how retailers in Spain continue to tackle rising inflation, while Alibaba plans to accelerate its expansion for Europe. Explore how DinoSol achieved an increase in sales during 2021 and why Ahorramas closed 2021 with a decreasing turnover.  

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Freshippo Outlet, a new discount format, offers shoppers daily great deals on quality fresh foods and helps reduce the group's food waste. Optimising profitability by reducing food waste According to Alibaba's full fiscal year 2022 report, the growth of direct retail business has impacted its profit earning. Optimizing its operation cost efficiency is crucial for long-term sustainability,...
From social shopping to a metaverse mall, we highlight five new initiatives and innovations debuted to inspire shoppers and help merchants during this big shopping festival. Inspiring by innovation and new user experience Alibaba’s Taobao unveiled a “Metaverse Mall” in the festival where shoppers were able to use a mobile phone to guide their avatars and do virtual reality shoppin...
This year the 618 shopping festival generated a total sales revenue of RMB 695.9bn (USD 103.8bn) through ecommerce channels (excluded quick commerce and community group buying), reports Syntun. This is an increase of 20.3% year-on-year, but down 6.2% compared to the previous year's 26.5% sales growth. Besides driving sales through slashing prices and discount coupons, what significant findings...
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