e-commerce

Alibaba illustration of computer and wheelchair

In manufacturing powerhouse China, competition for jobs is fierce and opportunities for the country’s estimated 85 million disabled people few. Taobao Marketplace, the country's largest shopping website, has given many an Internet-era employment option.

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Online auction websites have not been successful in China, but Taobao is figuring out how to make the business model work. What am I bid for this barnyard full of pigs?

When e-mail began to replace letter writing, it threatened more than just standards of penmanship: it posed a direct challenge to a business model that dates back to 1840, when the British Royal Ma

Warehouses, essential though they may be to the global supply chain, are dull.  Even when they are outfitted with a

Alibaba new photo of three baseballs

Alibaba intellectual property lawyer David Ho explains why the e-commerce websites are going to a "three strikes" system to more quickly eject merchants who flout rules against selling knock-off products.

Brands looking for a reliable way to enter new markets are now choosing e-commerce platforms as a quick way to tap vast consumer bases, said a new report by Forrester Research.

E-commerce is booming in China, especially in the south and east of the country, says a new AliResearch report.

A frazzled bride plans her Spanish wedding through Taobao and lives to tell the tale.

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to invest S$312.5 million (about $250 million) in Singapore’s publicly-traded mail carrier as part of a “strategic cooperation” aimed at improving the e

Alibaba news photo of container ship

ImportGenius, which sells subscriptions to an online database of U.S. Customs information, says the partnership with Alibaba.com will provide wholesale buyers with a unique, one-stop sourcing option linking trade research and the buying cycle.

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