False eyelashes have recently taken the beauty and fashion world by storm. These are artificial eyelashes which are designed to define the eyes and enhance the users’ natural eyelashes. But no longer are false eyelashes exclusive to vogue runways and gala events. Today, they have become a booming beauty trend that are a must-have, everyday accessory all around the world.
The rise to global prominence to permeate consumers’ daily lives has culminated in a US$1.8 billion industry, with a projected CAGR of 7.4%.
Following the explosive rise of eCommerce, we are witnessing a new medium that is spurring the next wave of growth — short videos. Here, influencers and consumers film short videos of their online purchases, often with tutorials and reviews to lay out the product benefits. Coupled with media coverage in fashion and beauty magazines, the virality of such content on digital and social platforms has propelled previously-commonplace products into the spotlight and driven global sales demand for merchants.
According to GlobalWebIndex, 71% of consumers are more likely to purchase products and services based on social media referrals, while Gen Z…
Located in Hangzhou, OCOAC, a top-performing AliExpress merchant specializing in the health and beauty category, joined on the eCommerce bandwagon in 2009 and came onboard AliExpress just five years ago. Most recently, with the booming popularity of traditional Chinese health and beauty equipment such as the gua sha tool and roller, OCOAC saw their sales for a single product hit nearly 60,000 in just 6 months.
The future of logistics has already arrived. Gone are the days where export merchants have to spend a healthy sum on cross-border logistics in order to tap on the overseas markets while dealing with cumbersome processes and numerous providers along the chain.
With increasing globalization and digital penetration, we envision the world of smart logistics to be one that is inclusive and collaborative.
During Cainiao’s Global Smart Logistics Summit 2021 — breakout forum “Global Parcel Network” held on 10 June 2021, distinguished speakers gathered to discuss how together we can create a more inclusive and collaborative cross-border logistics in the…
The annual Global Smart Logistics Summit organized by Alibaba’s logistics arm Cainiao will be larger than before, boasting over 1,000 industry leaders, government officials, academics and many more. Held in Hangzhou from 9–10 June 2021, the summit will also be broadcasted live to a global audience.
Details for the livestreaming will be shared via the event page.
If you are still sitting on the fence, here are some of the top reasons as to why this is a not-to-be-missed summit of the year:
Ting is the true embodiment of passion — her passion for logistics radiates through her voice as she introduces herself in our first meeting. One wouldn’t have been able to guess that Ting, the Senior Director for Domestic Supply Chain, started her Cainiao journey in the rural team, with the behemoth task of revitalizing China’s rural villages.
Looking back at her early days at Cainiao five years ago, she said, “Back then, and still am, I was inspired by Cainiao’s vision to transform the logistics industry. They often say you can only be considered a true ‘Aliren’ (a term referring…
Never settling for a business-as-usual way of working, Beibei thrives on identifying completely new opportunities, in both existing and new markets, to open up new revenue streams and create new business models for the organization.
As the General Manager for the global supply chain import business, she leads an impressive 630-strong team, with 15 direct reports. To which, she humbly attributes her success to her team, “Leading such a large team is possible thanks to my capable team of direct reports who are overseeing different aspects of the business. …
Overseeing every human resource aspect of a 10,000-strong organization is no small feat but Liu Hong, the Chief People Officer at Cainiao, rose up to the challenge and humbly remarks, “It has been an honor to witness Cainiao’s growth journey over the past 7 years. I have seen firsthand how the company has evolved from a traditional logistics company to a globalized platform business.”
Liu Hong was one of the founding team back in 2013 when Cainiao was first established. Back then, the founding team’s experience is akin to startup founders who had to spend months racking their brains to…
As a fresh graduate, Jinjing has a unusually clear idea of what her career path would look like. “My specialization is big data and analytics and my plan is to pursue a career as a developer.”
Beyond that, Jinjing has kept her career options somewhat open. Having studied in France, her initial plan was to work for a couple of years overseas to acquire international experience and gain more exposure to overseas markets, before returning to China to advance her career.
However, the pandemic hit the world and she made the decision to return to China to be with her…
As the head of Singapore operations for Cainiao, the job often requires Chris to wear multiple hats, sometimes all at once. Speaking to Chris over lunch in the heart of the central business district in Singapore, we managed to catch her amid her jam-packed schedule.
“Singapore’s logistics capabilities and infrastructure are known to be among the top five in the industry. Then, I saw the opportunity in Southeast Asia and decided to join Cainiao,” shared Chris as she talked about the reason for joining Cainiao at a time when it was starting to launch into new overseas markets.