Friday, October 24, 2014 partners Australia’s Bigcommerce

News this week: Alibaba Group’s B2B e-commerce platform,, has teamed up with Sydney-based Bigcommerce to launch an integrated sourcing service. Vendors on Bigcommerce will now have direct access to Alibaba’s suppliers from its own platform.

Bigcommerce vendors will also be able to access other services including its payment protection program and quality control inspection. Bigcommerce is an e-commerce platform serving small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and operates offices in Sydney, San Francisco and Austin. According to the company, it currently has a user base of more than 55,000 retailers.

Michael Lee, director of global marketing and business development at, commented, “We are partnering with Bigcommerce to make it easy for our customers to do business anywhere in the world. and Bigcommerce together are building an integrated ecommerce ecosystem and helping introduce more small- and medium-sized merchants and online stores to the global market.”

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