Retail in Asia

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Taobao to launch e-commerce-ready phones

Taobao, China’s leading internet retailer, aims to make online shopping in the country more mobile next year, with the launch of handsets custom designed for e-commerce. The company has joined with network operator China Telecom Corp. and handset makers TCL Communication Technology Holdings and Lenovo Mobile Communications Technology to launch mobiles in February 2010.


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