Germany’s Aldi Teams Up with Alibaba’s Tmall

German supermarket franchise Aldi has been taking ground from Australia’s dueling retail giants, Woolworths and Coles since 2001. It now hold around 15 percent of the supermarket space with 350 stores across the country and A$4 billion ($3 billion) in annual sales. With the help of Tmall Global, operated by Alibaba, Aldi is now expanding

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Hokkaido, Miyazaki, Przemyśl, Lincolnshire, North Rhine-Westphalia, Overijssel, and Utö Island Due to Bird Flu Outbreaks

The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Monday [19 December 2016] that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from Japan’s Hokkaido and Britain’s Lincolnshire…Full Article: ECNS.cn Dec 2016 The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Tuesday [20 December 2016] that it has banned the import of

Cargo Train Service Between Duisburg, Western Germany, and China’s Xinjiang Region Begins Operation

A cargo train linking Germany and northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region began operation on Saturday [28 May 2016], local authorities said. It takes ten days for the train to reach Germany’s industrial city of Duisburg from Xinjiang’s regional capital Urumqi over a distance of 8,000 km, during which it goes through Kazakhstan, Russia and

Germany’s Supermarket Chain, Metro AG, to Open Digital Store on Alibaba’s Tmall E-commerce Site

German retailer Metro Group AG said on Tuesday [8 September 2015] that it plans to open a store in Tmall, the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, to attract more shoppers. Metro is launching its official flagship store on the Alibaba Tmall International platform and will offer a wide range of German products, according