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  • Sep 24, 2014
  • Updated: 6:34am


Pick me (and only me), Alibaba and JD.com told banks

Top investment banks have been forced to choose between two important clients - bitter rivals Alibaba and JD.com the mainland's largest e-commerce firms.

Both companies are planning to list in New York.

Friday, 21 March, 2014, 12:27am 2 comments

Tencent-JD.com alliance intensifies e-commerce challenge to Alibaba

The mainland's rapidly expanding e-commerce landscape is poised for a seismic shift after Tencent agreed to acquire a 15 per cent stake in online retail platform JD.com for US$214.66 million, ratcheting up their challenge to market leader and common rival Alibaba Group.

11 Mar 2014 - 12:37am