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Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation
Funding

Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation

The Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly eyeing expansion into overseas markets as well as social networking.
Geoff Weiss
Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China
Amazon

Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China

Amazon opened a store on Alibaba's Tmall site this week.
Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination

The woman at the head of the U.S. home decor empire and the man at the head of the gigantic Chinese ecommerce platform have risen to become titans of business by bowing at the altar of the middle class.
Catherine Clifford
Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall
Ecommerce

Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

The Chinese e-commerce company's revenue fell short of analysts' expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in its scorching growth.
Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.
Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses
Messaging apps

Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses

Capable of carrying conference calls and group messaging, DingTalk targets small- and medium-sized enterprises.
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.

Despite dismal forecasts, ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving topped $2 billion.
Laura Entis
The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.
Jason Ankeny
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton
Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion
Ecommerce

Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion

Customers jumped on heavily discounted goods to send sales past 2013's record high.
3 Steps to Sourcing Products Using Alibaba
Manufacturing

3 Steps to Sourcing Products Using Alibaba

With all the frauds and scams online, it's essential to put the time into researching a reliable manufacturer.
Nathan Resnick
Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains
Alibaba

Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains

The company says net income and revenue are both up significantly.
3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand
Brand Reputation

3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand

Retailers, whether online or brick-and-mortar, risk alienating customers if they don't make certain the products they sell are authentic.