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China Wholesale Trader - The Rise of Alibaba.com and New Entrepreneurs

China Wholesale Trader - The Rise of Alibaba.com and New Entrepreneurs

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  • Publisher: Marc Charles
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alibaba

alibaba

The Inside Story Behind Jack Ma and the Creation of the World's Biggest Online Marketplace

  • Author: Liu Shiying,Martha Avery
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 006197269X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
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The first in-depth look at the multibillion-dollar company Alibaba.com—known to many as "China's eBay"—and the inspirational story behind the man who created it. A bestseller in China and now translated into English and updated with recent events, Alibaba by Liu Shiying and Martha Avery tells the remarkable story behind the Internet phenomenon Alibaba.com and its founder Jack Ma, a man Barron's named one of the World's Top 30 CEOs in 2008. Ma's rise to prominence presents a riveting story: Despite growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution—in a period of total state control of the economy—he developed the keen entrepreneurial instincts that propelled him to billionaire status and enabled him to build a company outside the usual government channels. These instincts and habits incorporated martial arts training and allowed him to recognize, early on, that the Internet could leverage his company to rapid growth and also transform the way business is done around the world. Alibaba.com, where businesses can buy and sell everything from air beds to zippers, started with a modest initial investment of $60,000 and has grown exponentially since its founding in 1999 to become the world's biggest business-to-business Web site. In 2007 it became the second largest IPO in history (after Google), and Fast Company has named it one of the world's most innovative companies. As a result, smart investors and technology insiders will be keeping a close eye on Alibaba for years to come. Whether you're seeking to understand China's meteoric rise, or just searching for the next Google, Yahoo!, or Amazon, Alibaba is crucial reading.

The Official Alibaba.com Success Guide

The Official Alibaba.com Success Guide

Insider Tips and Strategies for Sourcing Products from the World's Largest B2B Marketplace

  • Author: Brad Schepp,Debra Schepp
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470573112
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 288
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The official guide to making a bundle buying and selling through Alibaba.com, the world's largest online B2B marketplace Alibaba.com is the world's leading global business-to-business online marketplace. People around the world use it every day to import and export products for big profits. But newcomers are often overwhelmed by the sheer number of products and the quantity of information available. The Official Alibaba.com Success Guide shows you how to ramp up your business or build an entirely new business, using the Alibaba.com brand and web site as your supplier. This practical guide provides simple answers for complex questions, from navigating the site, to finding products at the right price, to branding, and much more. Plus, the book includes best practices for importing, locating and vetting suppliers, and protecting yourself against online fraud. • An answer-packed guide for all your questions about doing business through Alibaba.com • Officially licensed and supported by Alibaba.com, this is the only guide you need • Includes inspirational profiles of people who have used Alibaba.com successfully to launch new businesses or revive old ones • The first and only step-by-step guide to using Alibaba.com effectively Alibaba.com gives you the opportunity to make real money online. Here, you'll find a wealth of inside information that will help you use Alibaba.com safely and profitably.

Alibaba's World

Alibaba's World

How One Remarkable Chinese Company Is Changing the Face of Global Business

  • Author: Porter Erisman
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1447290658
  • Category: Business & Economics
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In September 2014, a Chinese company that most Westerners had never heard of held the largest IPO in history – bigger than Google, Facebook and Twitter combined. Alibaba, now the world's largest e-commerce company, mostly escaped Western notice for over ten years, while building a customer base larger than Amazon's, and handling the bulk of e-commerce transactions in China. How did it happen? And what was it like to be along for such a revolutionary ride? In Alibaba's World, author Porter Erisman, one of Alibaba's first Western employees, who helped spearhead its international expansion, shows how Jack Ma, a Chinese schoolteacher who twice failed his college entrance exams, rose from obscurity to found Alibaba and lead it from struggling startup to the world's most dominant e-commerce player. Now, in the first English language account of Alibaba's extraordinary success, Erisman shares stories of weathering the dotcom crash, facing down eBay and Google, negotiating with the unpredictable Chinese government, and enduring the misguided advice of foreign experts, all to build the behemoth that's poised to sweep the ecommerce world today. And he analyzes Alibaba's role as a harbinger of the new global business landscape – with its focus on the East rather than the West, emerging markets over developed ones, and the nimble entrepreneur over the industry titan. As we face this near future, the story of Alibaba – and its inevitable descendants – is both essential and instructive.

Alibaba & Jack Ma

Alibaba & Jack Ma

  • Author: Hanadi Falki
  • Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
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Can Alibaba Make Large-Scale Sustainable Success in the American E-Commerce Market?

Can Alibaba Make Large-Scale Sustainable Success in the American E-Commerce Market?

A Case Study

  • Author: Hannah Müller
  • Publisher: GRIN Verlag
  • ISBN: 3668977976
  • Category: Business & Economics
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Seminar paper from the year 2019 in the subject Business economics - Operations Research, grade: 1,8, Reutlingen University, language: English, abstract: This paper is a case study about Alibaba entering the US e-comerce market. Can Alibaba make large-scale sustainable success in the American e-commerce market? Or is the industry not attractive and the market saturated? Alibaba provides technology, infrastructure and marketing to help merchants, brands and businesses to leverage the power of new technology to engage with their customers. The Alibaba Group was founded in 1999 by Jack Ma and 17 other people. Alibaba was originally founded as a B2B e-commerce portal to connect Chinese manufacturers with overseas buyers. Nowadays, Alibaba ranks in the Top Ten companies in terms of market value. Most of the credit goes to Ma himself, because he utilized the first-mover advantage and successfully planned entrepreneurial growth and corporate initiatives. Looking back, Ma has traveled more than 800 hours to dozens of countries to meet business leaders and state representatives to convince them of Alibaba ́s aim: to let small and medium businesses (SMEs) from all parts of the world trade freely and securely on Alibaba ́s platforms. The company ́s vision is to achieve $1 trillion in gross merchandise by 2020 and to serve two billion customers by 2036. To achieve this, global operations are key and experts propose: “globalization is better done now than later”. Alibaba is currently experiencing high competitive pressure in China and will need to conquer new territories to continue on current trajectory. Needless to say, entry into the US market will not only be difficult, but also require premium strategic decisions with little to no room for errors.

The Alibaba Group and its impact on the world’s e-commerce

The Alibaba Group and its impact on the world’s e-commerce

Insights about Alibaba group's impact on the economy and its potential

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  • Publisher: GRIN Verlag
  • ISBN: 3668435723
  • Category: Business & Economics
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Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Business economics - Trade and Distribution, grade: 1,4, Reutlingen University, language: English, abstract: Although, everybody has heard about the cyber giant “Alibaba”, the majority is not familiar with the company’s business therefore, this paper concentrates on giving some insights about the real impact of the Alibaba group. Firstly, the paper elucidates the company’s structure and its latest actions, especially the acquisitions in the ASEAN countries secondly, the paper analyses the meaning of its IPO, as well as the company’s impact on the overall economy, focusing especially on Alibaba’s strengths and weaknesses; finally, the paper concludes whether the news are over- or underestimating the power of Alibaba, it answers if Alibaba actually have an influence on us and what additional value proposition Alibaba has, aside from being a Chinese version of Amazon.

Vol.66 - Alibaba's Cave

Vol.66 - Alibaba's Cave

  • Author: Rajiv Chilaka
  • Publisher: Green Gold Animation
  • ISBN: 9380708696
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One day two robbers who are the descendents of the famous Ali Baba and the Forty thieves come to Dholakpur. They become emotional after eating Tuntun aunty's Laddoos and ask her to make ten baskets full of Laddoos and bring it to them everyday.Meanwhile Kalia tries to help her and takes the cart to the robbers. He becomes greedy midway and eats one full basket of Laddoos.The thieves find out that they have been cheated and kidnap Tuntun aunty and Kalia.Will Bheem be able to save Tuntun aunty, Kalia and his favourite Laddoos? Read this fascinating story of Ali Baba's Cave,filled with mystery and adventure.

China Business Guide

China Business Guide

2004 Edition

  • Author: ChinaKnowledge Press
  • Publisher: China Knowledge Press
  • ISBN: 9814163007
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 660
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A comprehensive business guide covering entire China with directory and other useful contacts.