A worker picks an item for a customer's order at an Amazon.com fulfilment centre in Britain. Amazon wants to evolve from an e-commerce provider into a global logistics operation, helping merchants on its online platform connect directly with manufacturers in China. Photo: Bloomberg

Amazon brings cross-border ambitions to Alibaba’s backyard

The initiative is part of Amazon’s effort to evolve from an e-commerce provider into a global logistics operation, helping merchants on its platform connect directly with manufacturers in China

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A worker picks an item for a customer's order at an Amazon.com fulfilment centre in Britain. Amazon wants to evolve from an e-commerce provider into a global logistics operation, helping merchants on its online platform connect directly with manufacturers in China. Photo: Bloomberg
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