Alibaba Group

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year's Hot List as Hottest Shopping Site) has a bigger market capitalization than Amazon and eBay combined and plans to expand further by targeting emerging markets while upping its mobile game.

Alibaba Preps E-Commerce Site for Worldwide Shoppers and Advertisers

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is certainly on a roll. The Chinese e-commerce heavyweight that floated a $22 billion IPO on the New York Stock Exchange is now investing its money in an international version of its behemoth e-commerce portal, Taobao.

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China.

Will U.S. Shoppers Embrace Alibaba?

Behind the headlines of Alibaba’s $231 billion IPO are some interesting questions about how Alibaba’s direct-to-consumer approach to online shopping will fit into the U.S. online retail market.

On the Day of Its IPO, Here’s What Americans Think Alibaba Is [Video]

The Alibaba Group is having its initial public offering today. There is no question the "Amazon of the East" is set to make several people wealthy, including co-founders Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai (Alibaba is estimated to raise over $20 billion in its IPO).

Report: Snapchat Talking to Alibaba Group Regarding Potential Investment

Photo messaging service Snapchat held talks with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group about a potential investment, Bloomberg News reported.

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Is Disappointed In Ad Revenue

CEO Marissa Mayer is not happy with ad revenue at Yahoo, as the display advertising business shrank last quarter. But there was also good news: the company is hanging on to a little more of China's Alibaba Group, which has become a cash cow for Yahoo.

Tango Messaging App Invites Brands to Hit Publish

Messaging app Tango is following in the footsteps of competitors like BlackBerry Messenger with the launch of media channels users can follow. Tango Channels is still in testing and will be available early this summer, CTO Eric Setton told Adweek. 

How Advertising Powers China’s IPO Darling Alibaba

Alibaba Group finally announced its long awaited public offering Tuesday, disclosing for the first time its financial statements that reveal the inner workings of this Chinese Internet hydra with tentacles in e-commerce, e-payments, social media, messaging,

Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million

Tango is the latest messaging app to attract big dollars, with Alibaba Group leading a fundraising roun