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A trade war could hurt retail, jobs and opportunity

The looming trade war between the U.S. and China would hurt small business, writes Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba. 

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Alibaba invests additional $2 billion in Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada

Including Monday's announcement, Alibaba will have invested a total of $4 billion in Lazada to-date.






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Jack Ma fund reportedly invests $20M in Rent the Runway

The clothing renter is looking to expand into Asia, which fits nicely with Alibaba's efforts to add more fashion offerings. 






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Jack Ma fund invests $20M in Rent the Runway

The clothing renter is looking to expand into Asia, which fits nicely with Alibaba's efforts to add more fashion offerings. 






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Alibaba pays $486M for 38% of Chinese big data firm

Competition is heating up in China's stalled retail market, so Alibaba bought into a retail data company hoping to jump start sales.






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Amazon’s first checkout-free grocery store opens

Amazon is set to open its first checkout-free grocery store in Seattle today, in a move that cements its evolution into a “clicks and bricks” retailer.






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JD.com and Tencent partner, taking on China’s e-commerce giant

JD.com is entering into a new alliance that could put some heat on online rival Alibaba.






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China’s Tencent, JD.com invest $863 million in online retailer Vipshop

BEIJING, Dec 18- Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Monday it would lead an $863 million investment in apparel platform Vipshop Holdings Ltd, upping its rivalry in retail with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.. Tencent will invest $604 million in exchange for a 7 percent stake in Vipshop, while e-commerce firm JD.com Inc- a long-standing ally- will…






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China’s Tencent, JD.com invest $863 million in online retailer Vipshop

BEIJING, Dec 18- Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Monday it would lead an $863 million investment in apparel platform Vipshop Holdings Ltd, upping its rivalry in retail with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.. Tencent will invest $604 million in exchange for a 7 percent stake in Vipshop, while e-commerce firm JD.com Inc- a long-standing ally- will…






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Ford set to partner with Alibaba to test online auto sales in China: Report

Ford could start selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall.






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