Alibaba Group and Marriott International announced a comprehensive strategic deal.
Functional drink brand Celsius, which previously gained investment from the Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, announced that the company will cooperate with Qifeng Food Technology (Beijing), an e-commerce agency, to enter the Chinese market.
French sports supplies retailer Decathlon has opened its first physical store in Hong Kong.
Japanese furniture and home decoration brand Nitori will open a flagship store in Xujiahui, Shanghai.
Chinese B2C e-commerce group JD plans to make an investment in Thailand before the end of 2017 to further expand its overseas business.
Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba and the Internet fresh food platform Yiguo signed an equity transfer contract, under which Alibaba will purchase 18% shares of Lianhua Supermarket from Yiguo.
Brookstone will formally enter the Hangzhou market with its first store opened at the Hangzhou GDA Plaza, which is Brookstone's flagship store in the city.
Auchan China's general manager Shen Hui announced plans to depart the company and start a new career.
Chinese e-commerce platform Vip.com recently published its unaudited financial report for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 and the results exceeded the expectations of many Wall Street analysts.
China's JD is reportedly currently negotiating with PT Tokopedia, an e-commerce company in Indonesia, for a potential investment deal.