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Sept 23- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher. But now Amazon has actually been in touch and so we are getting close, "the report quoted Sander Knol, the director of Xander, a Dutch publisher that has been approached by Amazon.
Speaking Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative, Aliaba founder Jack Ma told the crowd that he and his company did not rely on any support from the Chinese government during its stratospheric rise.
As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.
GGV Capital's Glenn Solomon was among Alibaba's earliest venture backers, saying the company will benefit from continued e-commerce growth in China.
The market is fixed on Alibaba's IPO, but there's another emerging middle class creating an e-commerce giant—and in the land of Ali Baba.
Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8 billion on Thursday. "I'd put them in a class of Facebook and Google with the scale they have, growth prospects and profitability," said Scot Wingo, CEO of e-commerce software provider ChannelAdvisor.
Alibaba has increased efforts to rid its e-commerce platforms of fakes, but experts say it's an uphill battle.
One Chinese entrepreneur runs a million dollar business thanks to Alibaba's consumer-to-consumer website Taobao. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Alibaba's relationship with the Chinese government.
Alibaba's Jack Ma has been touting the e-commerce giant as a way for U.S. companies to get into China. CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at some scams and orders that have not panned out for small businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 16- State and local officials in Ohio are courting Amazon.com Inc with tax breaks and other perks to convince the No. 1 U.S. online retailer to build a $1.1 billion data center in central Ohio and create 120 jobs, according to public records.
The Peel app converts your smartphone to a remote control. Thiru Arunachalam, Peel co-founder & CEO, discusses how the platform enhances the TV experience, and partnering with Alibaba.
The splashy initial public offering of the Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba should scare Amazon.com for one reason: taxes. USA Today reports.
Amazon wants to dominate a lot of different industries, from e-commerce to cloud services, and the company is now getting serious about video games.
Discussing Alibaba's IPO price range, Henry Guo, JG Capital senior research analyst, says he believes the price range is too conservative considering their growth potential and investments in mobile and entertainment.
Discussing the early days of Alibaba and the risk in dealing with the Chinese government, with Daniel Rosensweig, Chegg president and CEO.
Online matchmaking data can mean romance for some, but it also offers further proof that dating stereotypes ring true—men still like younger women.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Shares of eBay Inc lost much of their Friday gains after the online retailer dismissed market speculation that Google Inc may be preparing to buy a slice of the company.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the Alibaba IPO is on track to perform very well. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, and CNBC's Jon Fortt provide insight.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Alibaba's bankers are planning on closing its books early, and demand is strong enough to price above its current range. Jim Cramer provides insight on the deal.
TORONTO, Sept 11- A jump in online sales helped yogawear chain Lululemon Athletica Inc report a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, mitigating some of the damage from a series of mishaps last year, while spurring it to increase its full-year earnings forecast and pushing its stock higher.