Alibaba Group

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The e-commerce giant adds a veteran of the global consumer packaged-goods industry to its governing body.

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A sharp uptick in the number of active users on the company’s mobile apps helped fuel mobile growth in Alibaba Group's fiscal first quarter.

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The venerable retailer, which runs Macy's and Bloomingdale's, is set to become the first U.S. department store chain to sell to Chinese consumers via Alibaba Group's cross-border shopping marketplace.

Check out this visual aid to see how China's largest e-commerce company performed in the quarter ended June 30.

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Alibaba Group’s decision to take a nearly 20 percent stake in Suning, one of China’s largest consumer electronics chains, underscores the e-commerce giant's commitment to drive development of the country's on-demand economy, marrying the strengths of offline and online commerce.

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A veteran international investment banker who spent much of his career building Goldman Sachs' China business, Evans will lead Alibaba's charge into global markets as the company bulks up its cross-border e-commerce operations.

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Alibaba Group today announced plans to accelerate the global rollout of its cloud-computing business by investing US$1 billion in Aliyun, the e-commerce giant’s cloud-computing arm.

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The global consumer-goods giant behind well-known brands such as Lipton tea and Dove soap wants to tap Alibaba's e-commerce ecosystem to extend its reach in the PRC. The companies also plan to explore innovative marketing and distribution models including cross-border e-commerce.

Alibaba Group will spend $139 million to acquire a larger stake in the publicly traded mail carrier and invest another $68 million in its logistics subsidiary to facilitate cross-border e-commerce.

MYbank, one of China’s first privately owned Internet banks, debuted today, promising to provide “inclusive and innovative financial solutions” at lower cost to under-banked urban and rural consume