Alibaba joins the used-auto fray with partnership

22 May 2017

The used-goods auction platform Xianyu, long considered a footnote to b-to-b behemoth Taobao, is beginning to spread its wings. With mid-2016 expansion into property, used autos and “valuables” (antiquities and jewelry) showing early success, Xianyu now announced the opening its first offline “experience outlet” for used cars in Hangzhou.

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Tom Marling

Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.