in 2014, the Alibaba’s online shopping platform with more than 350 million users, but Zhang Yong admits, "it is impossible to say that only 350 million people in the online shopping, shopping behavior of consumers both online and offline, Ali needs to go to the next line and real consumption scenarios to establish contact, so as to achieve the integration of online offline. Therefore, Ali last year, a large strategic investment intime business.
_ reporter Zhang
in East Asia
June 30th, intime business group (hereinafter referred to as intime business) announced its strategic transformation of the Internet into the deep stage – intime business and Alibaba group (hereinafter referred to as ALI) full integration, become an important platform for the integration of online and offline Ali opened business.
in the afternoon, Ali CEO Zhang Yong, chairman of the board of directors and chairman of the board of directors of the board of directors of the strategic development of intime intime attended the relevant activities. Intime business activities also transformed Ali’s orange department, which means that intime business entered a new stage of comprehensive cooperation with ali.
Zhang Yong said that at present Alibaba this air force needs to find a military partner, intime business is Ali retail business line integration platform. "Through some discussions last month, the board of directors elected me to do the president, is to further promote" with the air force "and" army ", finally advancing military forces from the" ground "and" air "integration."
in 2014, the Alibaba’s online shopping platform with more than 350 million users, but Zhang Yong admits, "it is impossible to say that only 350 million people in the online shopping, shopping behavior of consumers both online and offline, Ali needs to go to the next line and real consumption scenarios to establish contact, so as to achieve the integration of online offline.
therefore, Ali in the last big strategic investment intime business. March 2014, Ali to HK $5 billion 370 million (about $4 billion 296 million) to invest in shares intime business, becoming the second largest shareholder of Shen Guojun, second only to intime group chairman.
intime business CEO Daniel Chan believes that intime business has been explored in the field of electricity supplier has proved the feasibility of the transformation of the physical department store.
intime online line in 2010, and three days after the online sales of over 10000. In 2012, intime business with Tmall, Alipay strategic cooperation intime O2O, all stores access to the WiFi, some of the goods realize the line below the same price paid, and open up the membership and payment system.
at the time of the "sales intime network is the industry of the highest, most of our losses, but the line of thinking and the integration of online and offline thinking has not stopped, we are determined to carry out Internet business, online and offline with fusion center is user." Daniel Chan said.
Daniel Chan on the China Entrepreneur Magazine, said the cooperation with intime Ali was the earliest