What makes Alibaba tick
Alibaba revolutionized how Chinese shopeven mundane things can be procured easily online than by making a trip to the neighbourhood 7/11 store
Nothing shocks me after three years in China. I am used to seeing people buy everything from lipsticks and make-up to vegetables and fresh crabs online. The other day I saw a delivery boy from an e-commerce company that specializes in selling chopped fresh fruit to busy office-goers. China’s bustling e-commerce market has created ample opportunities for entrepreneurs. They all have one man to thank. Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, China’s largest e-commerce company.