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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is facing some headwinds as it prepares to report earnings ahead of the bell Wednesday, two analysts told CNBC.
In his home state of Utah, the Overstock.com Inc chairman is preparing a 2016 bid to replace a popular governor. In Washington DC, his online retailer has emerged as the only company to back both of two competing proposals in Congress for the best way to tax online sales. But on the issue of Internet sales taxes, Johson notes that the Constitution expressly grants...
Dickie Wong, executive director at Kingston Securities, says the partnership with Alibaba will likely boost Suning Commerce Group's revenue for 2015.
RJ Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research at Morningstar, says the investment into Suning offers "meaningful network effect" that will boost Alibaba's logistics capability.
Henry Guo, managing director and senior research analyst at Summit Research Partners, says the partnership will help Alibaba to better compete with JD.com in the consumer electronics category.
BEIJING, Aug 10- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $4.6 billion in top-tier Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd, its biggest step yet into China's burgeoning alliances between online and offline firms. Alibaba is paying 28.3 billion yuan for a 19.99 percent stake in Suning, which will in turn invest 14 billion yuan to acquire 1.1...
Alibaba has launched an English-language version of its fakes hotline after it signed exclusive deals with international retailers.
*Yoox offered $1.5 bln for online fashion retailer. *Richemont agreed in March to let NAP merge with Yoox. Aug 7- Online fashion retailer Net-A-Porter was valued much higher by an independent appraisal requested by its minority shareholders than what Italian peer Yoox SpA has offered for it, according to a copy of the report seen by Reuters.
Appointing a former Goldman Sachs banker as president could give a much-needed boost to the overseas ambitions of Alibaba, experts told CNBC.
Etsy delivered quarterly results that topped expectations, but the stock plunged as the company warned that FX rates could hurt growth.
Alibaba has appointed a former top Goldman Sachs executive as president to lead the Chinese e-commerce giant's international expansion.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3- Macy's Inc said on Monday the department store chain will expand same day delivery services to nine cities and metropolitan areas this month, pushing into an aggressive field dominated by e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.. Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, said it will now offer same day delivery to customers in 17...
*Deal to mark Alibaba's first direct investment in India. BEIJING, Aug 3- Indian online marketplace Snapdeal is set to raise $500 million from a group of foreign investors including China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Snapdeal, Japan's SoftBank, Alibaba and Foxconn declined comment.
China's e-commerce players are training rural shoppers to buy online, as sales in the countryside, while still low, grow faster than in major cities.
India's e-commerce sector remains in the nascent stages and isn't anywhere near its true potential yet, the boss of Snapdeal said.
LONDON, July 30- Britain's former BBC "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon to present a new motoring show for the online retailer's subscription service alongside co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May. Clarkson had generated both controversy and profits for Britain's publicly-funded broadcaster.
Kunal Bahl, co-founder & CEO of Snapdeal.com, says India's e-commerce sector hasn't reached its "true potential" yet.
David Sleath, CEO of Segro, says the rise of internet retailing in the U.K. has increased demand for warehouses which is helping his company.
Customers would be able to order groceries online, then schedule a pickup, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported.
Gil Luria, Wedbush Securities, discusses growth and consumption of Alibaba and the Chinese market.