Alibaba generated 117,278 million yuan (US$17,057 million) in revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, an increase of 41% year-over-year. Mobile Taobao’s MAUs increased by 33 million to 699 million. Tmall physical goods GMV grew 29% year-over-year.
Taobao: China's No. 1 Online Marketplace
Known as China's eBay, Taobao is a huge online marketplace China internet users and merchants buy and sell products and services.
Post-90s was the main force of Chinese Haitao users while post-80s held the strongest per capita consumption power. Surprisingly, post-95s attracted extensive attention as its expenditure on overseas products growing at 80% year-on-year. Every 7 out of 10 Haitao users turned out to be females. The top 3 countries selling to China were America, Japan, […]
The record-breaking 213.4 billion yuan gave this year’s Tmall Double 11 a good ending. Some turned their attention to the performance of top retailers and wanted to check out what they did to achieve such success. Double 11, named after Singles’ Day (or Bachelor’s Day) in China on 11 November, is the biggest shopping festival of […]
The market penetration of comprehensive e-commerce apps reached 82.6%, an 11.3% increase year-on-year in China. Its average daily active users dropped by nearly 6.3 million to 209 million. The user base of cross-border e-commerce kept its fast-growing pace and reached 29.83 million in September. Mobile Taobao tops first with the average daily active users of 177.1 […]
Image Credit: Global E-Businessmen Viya, the so-called Taobao blogger who “earn a house in one night”, broke her own record in this year’s Tmall Double 11 with over 300 million yuan in sales. Her followers will buy whatever she recommends without even reading the product, according to a report from Global E-Businessmen. Viya clocked off […]
What have Chinese consumers bought during Tmall Double 11, the world’s largest e-commerce shopping event? Which categories are big winners? How much have they spent? Do people regret spending too much? Nearly 70% of respondents were buying “more than last year” (35%) or “same as last year” (33%). Apparel was still the most popular one among […]
Alibaba’s annual active consumers increased by 25 million and reached 601 million in the 12 months ended September 30, 2018. Alibaba delivered robust revenue growth of 54% for quarter Q3 2018. Taobao mobile app saw a total of 666 million MAUs.
The 1.6 million Taobao content creators want to tell you a different story about the 15-year-old Taobao from their perspective. To begin with, they have generated over 3 billion yuan income for the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the live streaming users doubled in the past year with total transactions growth at 350%. Moreover, there are […]
One afternoon of a working day, a jewelry buyer Xiaotian went on a live broadcast in Hong Kong, calling the customer “Baby”, tried on and showing her jewelry in front of the screen: “Look here baby, I am now in the studio of President Fang in Central, this is the newly designed necklace. Shall I […]
Alibaba delivered second quarter with 61% revenue growth, a net increase of 17 million Taobao MAUs to 634 million, and a decrease of 54% in income from operations, according to its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.
The age distribution of e-commerce users and short video users in China is quite similar. Users age 25 to 35 take the largest share. Such similarity makes it possible for short video marketing to promote e-commerce sales. Short video users have something in common: young, pursuit high-quality lifestyle, want to play and look pretty, love […]
Alibaba’s full-year revenue grew 58% in fiscal 2018 (April 2017 to March 2018), core commerce revenue grew 60%, with profit growth of over 40% and annual free cash flow of US$15.8 billion. Looking ahead to fiscal 2019, Alibaba expect overall revenue growth above 60%.