Alibaba Mimics Pinduoduo With New Alipay Group Buying Function

Source: Technode, Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Alibaba’s mobile payment application Alipay has quietly launched a new group buying function together with its online shopping platform Taobao. Alibaba is hoping to catch up with the trend of social media-enabled group buys at low prices which made Pinduoduo one of its most notable rivals.