Alibaba Spends Big on Soccer Team ahead of IPO Do sports teams and online shopping have synergies? That’s what analysts and potential investors are wondering on Thursday after billionaire Jack Ma announced that his Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba spent $200 million...
Jun 6 2014, 3:21am CDT
Alibaba To Buy $249m Stake In Singapore Post A major move to step up its international presence, Alibaba Group announced on Wednesday that it will purchase a 10.35% stake for $249 million in SingPost, Singapore’s national postal service provider. The deal will...
May 28 2014, 3:05am CDT
Knockoffs are a Headache for Alibaba IPO HONG KONG (AP) — At first glance, the Monster Tron T1 headphones sold on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site are a tempting offer for audiophiles looking for state-of-the-art hi-fi equipment. But sellers omit...
May 27 2014, 3:20am CDT
The Alibaba Success and the Setbacks BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a global player. At Alibaba Group's first staff meeting in 1999, a video shot by an employee shows Jack Ma...
May 9 2014, 4:10am CDT
Behind the Alibaba IPO is an Unlikely Chinese Success Story HONG KONG (AP) — The mammoth IPO planned by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group highlights founder Jack Ma's improbable rise to China's entrepreneur-in-chief. Ma, a former English teacher who flunked his college entrance...
May 7 2014, 4:57am CDT
Which Investors Will Cash In On Massive Alibaba IPO Alibaba filed its long-awaited public offering Tuesday, seeking to raise as much as $1 billion (a placeholder total) at a still unknown price. The Chinese Internet giant with $5.6 billion in annual sales should be the...
May 7 2014, 4:29am CDT
Alibaba files for IPO Alibaba is making its way into the U.S. market. On Tuesday, the company filed for an IPO.
May 7 2014, 1:35am CDT
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