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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An article published on Tuesday under 'Alibaba likely to buy out Softbank venture' should have said Softbank Corp holds 29 per cent of Alibaba Group. ...

  2. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    After Yahoo share buy-back, Alibaba aims to bolster operations

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Mainland e-commerce giant still has US$3 billion cash after buy-back and restructuring of units Alibaba keeps course after Yahoo stake deal Alibaba Group, ... deal with Yahoo. A person familiar with Alibaba's financing efforts said the company still had about US$3 billion in cash after it completed the repurchase of half of the 40 per cent stake ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Yahoo to keep bigger stake than planned in Alibaba after IPO

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Yahoo said on Tuesday it would keep a larger stake in Alibaba Group than originally planned after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public, hoping to profit from the company’s future growth. Alibaba is expected to file for an estimated US$15 billion IPO next year, valuing the operator of retail, auction and content websites at more than US$100 billion. ...

  4. News - China Insider - E-COMMENCE

    Alibaba's Jack Ma is 'delirious,' says real estate tycoon

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:52pm by Amy Li

    ... of e-commerce". Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma Yun’s outspoken approach has not always made him friends among China’s average citizens, or the elite. In the latest controversy the 48-year-old internet ... on Friday, which were picked up by the media after transactions on Alibaba’s major retailing platforms – Taobao and Tmall – topped 35 billion yuan (HK$44.2 billion) on China’s biggest shopping day ...

  5. Business - China Business

    Alibaba's quest to build a nationwide online retail network

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province Alibaba Group’s plans to revolutionise China’s retail industry, investing US$16 billion in logistics and support by 2020, will open up the country’s vast interior and bring access to hundreds of millions of potential new customers. With an extra US$15 billion or so in its pocket from a likely initial public offering, Alibaba and partners ...

  6. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba wants counterfeiters to go out of fashion from its online platform

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com E-commerce giant hopes to build credibility by collaborating with more foreign luxury brands on anti-counterfeiting after Louis Vuitton deal Alibaba in fight against copycats Alibaba Group, the mainland's biggest e-commerce services provider, looks set to burnish its credentials with more foreign luxury brands after it forged ...

  7. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Jack Ma slams e-business owners who don’t pay tax as 'immoral'

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 01:24pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma Yun stirred up a hornet's nest on Tuesday after it was reported he had accused tax-evading e-businesses of acting “immorally” in a TV interview. Ma made the comment on a CCTV talk show recorded on the eve of China’s biggest online shopping day on Monday, when transactions on Alibaba’s major retailing platforms- ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Alibaba consortium buys US$200 million stake in US retail website

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 10:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Alibaba Group has led an investment round of about US$200 million in fledgling US retail website ShopRunner, a source with knowledge of the deal said. It is one ... Alibaba owns of ShopRunner, the three-year-old retail startup backed by eBay and run by former Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson, or how much it paid. The Wall Street Journal reported ...

  9. CIC eyes US$2b injection into Alibaba Group

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com China Investment Corp (CIC), the mainland's US$300 billion sovereign wealth fund, is considering an investment worth at least US$2 billion in Alibaba Group. The e-commerce giant is seeking capital to fund a share buy-back deal with US internet company Yahoo. An international investment bank hired by Alibaba submitted a proposal ...

  10. Business - China Business - E-COMMENCE

    Alipay upgrades mobile application

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Zhiming, president of the domestic business group with Alibaba's small and micro financial services unit. Users can also electronically manage their credit cards, discount coupons and air tickets. Alipay, an affiliate of mainland e-commence titan Alibaba Group, is the dominant third-party payment platform but is facing challenges from other companies trying to move into the mobile ...




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