Alibaba V Chinese government: Dawn of anti-counterfeiting

Alia | January 28th, 2015 - 10:57 pm
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The Chinese consumers are backing Taobao in its war with the government.

Who rang Alibaba’s IPO opening bell?

Alia | September 22nd, 2014 - 4:38 am
The 8-person team that rang the bell

8 customers, instead of Jack Ma, rang the opening bell of Alibaba’s historical IPO last Friday. Putting a human face behind these individual successes will help someone outside of China understand why Alibaba is such a big deal.

Could China’s anti-Japan propaganda hurt Alibaba’s image at home?

Alia | September 9th, 2014 - 2:05 am
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The realization that the biggest shareholder of their “national hero” is a Japanese company left many feel cheated. “Shall we boycott Alibaba?” Many netizens asked.

Infographic: China’s Internet is a giant shopping mall

Alia | February 28th, 2013 - 8:58 pm
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In 2013, the total online sales in China is expected to reach $265 billion, exceeding all other countries including the US. China has 242 million online shoppers, accounting for about 40% of its entire population.