Ding Yining

Business Reporter
Tech

Alibaba signs deal to broadcast Disney content

Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group has signed a multi-year content licensing agreement with a Walt Disney subsidiary to stream its animated content.
Tech

Didi moves into Japan as expansion efforts continue

China's largest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing said it would team up with Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group to target the taxi-hailing market.
Economy

Online-offline retail alliances: Who benefits?

With growth in online consumers slowing, Internet giants are venturing deeper into offline retailing.
Tech

Alibaba seeks advice from China's oldest consumers

China's largest e-commerce operator is to recruit elderly advisers to help it design and promote a customized platform for older shoppers on its Taobao e-tail site.
Economy

Sales of fast moving consumer goods rise in China

China's fast moving consumer goods sales recorded the highest annual growth in three years last year at 4.3 percent, with online sales rising 29 percent.
Tech

Social giants ramp up red packet festival campaigns

Both Alipay and Tencent's social networking tool QQ have launched new year virtual red package campaigns ahead of the Chinese New Year to drive user growth.
Economy

Wanda Film sells 12.77% stake to 2 strategic investors for US$1.2b

Alibaba Group and Cultural Investment Holdings Co's 'would complement Wanda Film's current operation and benefit its long-term development.'
Economy

China's advertising spend gaining momentum

China's advertising market is expected to rise 5.4 percent to 607.5 billion yuan (US$95 billion) in 2018, according to Dentsu Aegis Network's latest Ad Spend Forecasts.
Tech

Alibaba's quarterly profit jumps 35% to US$3.7b

E-commerce giant agrees to buy newly-issued equity from financial affiliate Ant Financial for  33 percent stake in the latter.
Economy

Shanghai shares fall for 4th day

Investor sentiment dampened over expected poor earnings reports of listed companies, a brokerage firm said in a report.
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