Posts Tagged ‘supplier’

Alibaba Attacks Fake Chinese Goods Ahead Of IPO

Because Chinese manufacturers have a poor overseas reputation for creating shoddy goods and the Chinese government has been criticized for not doing enough to halt fake products, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is now trying to cull counterfeit goods from its own websites. Alibaba announced on its English blog that the group’s international B2B website Alibaba.com […]


Alibaba.com Aims To Eliminate Fakery With Online Registration System

Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba.com has published a notice about user identifications on its Chinese website, aiming to promote real-name registration on its website. The notice states that starting from September 23, 2011, users who want to publish product supply information on the Chinese website of Alibaba.com need to first pass the user identification examination. For […]


E-Commerce Fraud Forces Alibaba To Replace Internet Executives In China

The chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba.com Limited have resigned after the company admitted that about 100 of its own sales people were involved in allowing fraudulent storefronts on its international online marketplace. Alibaba said that members of its senior management knew of a noticeable increase of fraud claims […]


Hon Hai Gains General Acting Rights For Apple On Chinese Mainland

Taiwan-based technology manufacturing group Hon Hai Precision will become the general agent for Apple’s (AAPL) products on the Chinese mainland and the company will start its large-scale deployment in the mainland channels market later this year.


China Mobile, Nokia Sign Dual-band Handsets Contract

Chairman of China Mobile Wang Jianzhou says that the company will sign a TD-CDMA purchase contract with Nokia to make the Finnish firm its supplier of dual-band handsets compatible of connecting to both GSM and TD-SCDMA networks.


Global Sources’ CEO Unloads Shares As Company Posts Lower Profit

Though Global Sources (GSOL) was able to increase total revenue 11% and online revenue 19% compared to the third quarter of 2007, its profit for the third quarter of 2008 sunk over the same period of last year as it reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 and notified shareholders that […]


Alibaba.com Reports Q3 Financial Results

With worries that a global financial crisis will impact the Chinese suppliers and manufacturers who provide Alibaba.com its China-based revenue, e-commerce company Alibaba.com has posted financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 that show its revenue has grown.


Alibaba.com Invests USD30 Million In Overseas Advertising

While the world economy is heading to the toilet and Chinese manufacturers are preparing to feel the pinch because their overseas buyers will have no cash, Alibaba.com is hoping a new round of international advertising will maintain its growth with helping connect Chinese suppliers with foreign customers.


SoftBank Includes 10,000 Chinese Companies In Its Supplier List

According to Japanese media, SoftBank has included 10,000 Chinese companies in its supplier list to expand the e-commerce of the office supplies sector of its subsidiary.


Jindian.com.cn Launched To Assist Suppliers Reach Retailers

China-based eFuture (EFUT) is working with Beijing Wangku Hutong Information Technology Company to launch Jindian.com.cn, a B2B platform for small to medium-size suppliers and retailers.