An outline of the space flight on the Taobao order page. (Taobao)

Taobao Sees Over 300 Bookings For $96,000 Space Flight

A love for adventure among China's wealthy is confirmed as Taobao's first space-flight ticket sale sees strong demand.

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China’s Wealthy Can Now Book A Space Vacation On Taobao

With a sense of adventure and at least $96,000, Chinese travelers have the chance to book their journey to the final frontier on Alibaba's e-commerce platform.

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Video: How Realistic Are Taobao’s Fake Luxury Goods?

Alibaba's massive e-commerce platform may be a hotbed for counterfeit goods, but visible quality differences mean luxury brands shouldn't be too worried about the competition.

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Fan Bingbing’s Potent ‘Star Effect’ Worth $74 Million On Taobao

The actress's skyrocketing fame has made her a lucrative brand ambassador for many luxury labels.

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American retailer Macy's is jumping into China's e-commerce fray this year

China Retail Briefs: Macy’s + VIPStore; Taobao Luxury Sales; Middle-Class Diamond Demand

A roundup of recent news from China's retail sector, from Macy's investing $15 million in Chinese online retailer VIPStore to Taobao's rising luxury sales and Rio Tinto's plans to tap rising diamond demand among middle-class consumers.

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Chinese supermodel Liu Wen is the face of Estee Lauder's Asia-focused Pure Color Metamorphosis line

Taobao Sees Cosmetics “Boom” In 2010, Names Top-Ten Brands

Following recent predictions from PricewaterhouseCoopers that China will soon see an online retail "explosion," categories like high-end cosmetics recorded a significant rise in sales last year on Taobao.

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