China’s mobile shopping market expands 168% in Q1

China’s mobile shopping market grew by 168 per cent in Q1 2015 to CNY362 billion ($59 billion), sharply outpacing the 45 per cent year-on-year growth in the overall online shopping market. The country’s mobile shopping market, as measured by gross …

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Alibaba partners with China Telecom on low-end smartphones

Alibaba is partnering with China Telecom to sell low-end smartphones in an effort to expand the e-commerce giant’s sales in less developed parts of China. Alibaba said the handsets, sold as Tianyi Taobao devices, will have an app to access …

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