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By Jack Ma | Jul 3, 2015 | 17:17

While flying home after a recent trip to Brazil, Alibaba's globe-trotting executive chairman jotted down some words of advice to entrepreneurs who are finding success to be elusive. Here's what he had to say.

By Lulu Yilun Chen | Jul 3, 2015 | 10:23

Cainiao, Alibaba Group's logistics affiliate, is establishing a Chinese network of unprecedented scale, even as it expands warehousing in the U.S. and elsewhere to propel the e-commerce operator’s global ambitions. Read the story from BloombergBusiness.

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By Frank Lavin | Jul 2, 2015 | 12:20

In China, online shopping is sapping strength from department stores and other multi-brand retailers as consumers increasingly show a preference for purchasing from flagship sites of favored brands.

By Susan Wang | Jul 1, 2015 | 12:56

Alipay users now can settle payment in more than 700 KFC restaurants in China’s Shanghai City and Zhejiang Province using their smartphones, and the service is set to expand to some 5,000 KFC outlets nationwide.

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By Alizila staff | Jun 26, 2015 | 16:33

In his first U.S. speech after becoming chief of the world’s largest e-commerce company, Daniel Zhang talked about the important role consumer data gathered from online transactions and mobile devices is set to play in helping merchants--both online and offline--find and win customers.

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By Alizila staff | Jun 26, 2015 | 12:26

The chief of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, the world’s largest non-profit devoted to protecting intellectual property, says his organization’s work with Alibaba Group is leading to progress in the fight against the online sale of fake products.