Alibaba Group In The News


Alibaba Group and its affiliates have been featured by media across the world in the past years. Here are a few of the highlights:


High-Interest Web Banks on the Rise in China
The New York Times
March 2, 2014
By David Barboza

Tech Upstarts Paying 17 Times Interest Upset China Banks
Bloomberg
January 14, 2014
By Jun Luo and Lulu Yilun Chen

How Alibaba Views International Expansion and Mobile: A Discussion With Joe Tsai
Forbes.com
December 11, 2013
By Eric Jackson

A Single Chinese Company Dwarfed All Of America's Black Friday And Thanksgiving Online Sales In One Day
Business Insider
December 3, 2013
By Nicholas Carlson

Alibaba CEO Lu Rises From Holiday Inn Job to Ma Confidant
Bloomberg
November 18, 2013
By Lulu Yilun Chen

China 'Cyber Monday' sales smash record
CNNMoney
November 11, 2013
By Sophia Yan

Alibaba Builds a 'Black Friday' for China
The Wall Street Journal
November 11, 2013
By Juro Osawa

Chinese stay up for Cyber Monday (With video)
BBC News
November 11, 2013
By Juliana Liu

China Farmer Turns Yarn Baron as Villages Embrace Alibaba
Bloomberg
November 7, 2013
By Lulu Yilun Chen

Alibaba Isn’t the Amazon of China
The Wall Street Journal
October 16, 2013
By Juro Osawa

How Alibaba Could Underprice Amazon, and Other Things You Should Know
Bloomberg
October 14, 2013
By Danielle Kucera

Alibaba to transform China's 'e-conomy' with $500 billion marketplace
Reuters
October 13, 2013
By Paul Carsten

Alibaba Tackles Counterfeits in China
The Wall Street Journal
August 5, 2013
By Juro Osawa

Alibaba Building China Delivery Net in Shift to Consumers
Bloomberg
July 24, 2013
By Lulu Yilun Chen

Alibaba Joins Smart-TV Race
The Wall Street Journal
July 23, 2013
By Xiaoqing Pi and Lorraine Luk

New Alibaba CEO Jonathan Lu Pushes Chinese E-Commerce Firm to Adapt
The Wall Street Journal
July 9, 2013
By Juro Osawa and Ken Brown

Alibaba: The next Facebook? (With video)
BBC News
June 20, 2013
By Linda Yueh

Alibaba’s Extravaganza (With video)
The Wall Street Journal
May 13, 2013
By Juro Osawa

Alibaba’s growth brings millions of jobs
Financial Times
May 12, 2013
By Kathrin Hille

Weekend Confidential: Jack Ma of Alibaba
The Wall Street Journal
May 10, 2013
By Alexandra Wolfe

Alibaba’s Modern Touch (With video)
The Wall Street Journal
May 2, 2013
By Juro Osawa

From Apple to mom-and-pops, Bay Area companies look to China for growth
San Jose Mercury News
April 24, 2013
By John Boudreau

Alibaba pledges to combat fake goods on its shopping portals
Reuters
April 23, 2013
By Malanie Lee

Alibaba: The world’s greatest bazaar
The Economist
March 23, 2013

Jack Ma Toys With Audience on Alibaba IPO
The Wall Street Journal
March 20, 2013
By Juro Osawa

The rise of Genghis Khan
The Economist
March 11, 2013

China's Alibaba and partners to invest $16 bln in logistics network-report
Reuters
January 25, 2013
By Kazunori Takada

Alibaba’s Founder to Give Up C.E.O. Title, but Will Remain Chairman
The New York Times
January 15, 2013
By Andrew Ross Sorkin and Michael J. De La Merced

U.S. drops China's Taobao website from "notorious" list
Reuters
December 13, 2012
By Doug Palmer

China’s e-commerce giant reaches a milestone ahead of schedule
Internet Retailer
December 3, 2012
By Don Davis

Half a Billion Opportunities for U.S. Businesses
Forbes.com
November 30, 2012
By Helen H. Wang

Singles Day: China's online shopping holiday
The Associated Press
November 12, 2012
By Joe McDonald

In China We (Don’t) Trust
The New York Times
September 11, 2012
By Thomas L. Friedman

China’s e-commerce giant nears a major milestone
Internet Retailer
September 10, 2012
By Don Davis

Jack Ma Explains 3 Key Things in Alibaba’s Future
Tech in Asia
September 10, 2012
By Willis Wee

Open Sesame for China's E-commerce Brand Alibaba. Baidu, Tencent next?
Forbes.com
September 9, 2012
By Rebecca Fannin

New Film Chronicles How Jack Ma and Alibaba Beat eBay
Tech in Asia
August 24, 2012
By Steven Millward

China's next top models bypass the catwalk for the Web
Reuters
August 21, 2012
By Melanie Lee

Jack Ma Is the Loneliest Billionaire in China
Businessweek
June 14, 2012
By Bruce Einhorn and Frederik Balfour

Tmall Sells 100 Billion RMB Worth of Stuff, Decides to Change Its Name
Penn Olson
January 19, 2012
By Steven Millward

Etao: from Price Engine to Decision Engine
Business Insider
November 14, 2011
By Ben Chiang

China's Alibaba Invests $157M in Own Search Engine
IDG News Service
November 2, 2011
By Michael Kan

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma: The 'Next Steve Jobs'?
The Wall Street Journal
October 7, 2011
By Laurie Burkitt

Retailer’s Perspective: Inside ‘Alifest’ Netreprenuers Summit with DealsDirect
Power Retail
September 14, 2011
By Paul Greenberg

Alibaba Vows ‘Sleepless Nights’ for Baidu in Search Market
Bloomberg
September 12, 2011
By Mark Lee

Alibaba Targets Growth in Taobao
The Wall Street Journal
September 10, 2011
By Loretta Chao

AliYun Tablet Coming Soon, English Support Even Sooner
Penn Olson
September 10, 2011
By Steven Millward

Alibaba.com to Audit All Paying Members to Combat Fraud
Bloomberg
September 9, 2011

Amazon, eBay, Alibaba top retail sites worldwide in June
The Independent
August 17, 2011

Look Out Android and iOS, Here Comes Alibaba’s Aliyun
AllThingsD
July 28, 2011
By John Paczkowski

China's Alibaba Unveils New Mobile OS
IDG News Service
July 28, 2011
By Michael Kan

Alibaba Group to Split China’s SMEs: hurting
Financial Times
July 27, 2011
By Kathrin Hille

AliPay Invades China’s High Streets With Mobile Barcode Payments
Penn Olson
July 1, 2011
By Steven Millward

Alibaba Breaks Up E-Commerce Unit
The Wall Street Journal
June 17, 2011
By Loretta Chao

Alibaba Group to Split Taobao Online Retail Unit Into Three
Bloomberg
June 16, 2011
By Edmond Lococo and Mark Lee

Chinese shopping online at Alibaba Corp sites
The Independent
June 9, 2011

Full D9 Interview Video: Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma (With video)
AllThingsD
June 4, 2011
By Kara Swisher

E-commerce site Alibaba bans sale of DVDs, CDs to target black-market discs
Los Angeles Times
June 1, 2011
By Dawn C. Chmielewski

Chinese e-commerce giant opens furniture showroom
The Associated Press
May 29, 2011
By Joe McDonald

Alipay gets licence to set up e-payment system
Reuters
May 26, 2011
By Huang Yuntao and Kelvin Soh

How China’s Alibaba.com Fights Fraud for Future Growth
Tech in Asia
May 13, 2011
By Willis Wee

The Most Important Web Company You’ve Never Heard Of
BNET
April 13, 2011
By Cameron Cushman

Alibaba's Jack Ma Fights To Win Back Trust
Forbes.com
March 23, 2011
By Gady Epstein

Levi’s launches Online Store on China’s Largest E-commerce site, Taobao
Penn Olson
March 2, 2011
By Willis Wee

Taobao to Launch Local Deals on Group-Buying Website
The Wall Street Journal
February 23, 2011
By Loretta Chao

Corporate Culture: Whose Job Is It?
Forbes.com (Blog)
February 17, 2011
By John Kotter

Alibaba to Expand Supply Network in China
The Wall Street Journal Asia
January 20, 2011
By Owen Fletcher

Alibaba Plans $4.6 Billion China Logistics Investment
Bloomberg
January 19, 2011
By Mark Lee and Edmond Lococo

China e-commerce site Taobao sees users double in 2010
IDG News Service
January 12, 2011
By Michael Kan

Alibaba: China's king of e-commerce
The Economist
December 29, 2010

China's Geely to sell cars online
Agence France-Presse
December 7, 2010

China's Alipay Launches New Open Platform Model
ChinaTechNews
December 7, 2010

Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma on the Power of American Ideas (With video)
ABC News
November 15, 2010
By Bradley Blackburn

Blind entrepreneurs score success in online ventures
Channel NewsAsia
November 10, 2010
By Glenda Chong

More on New Taobao “Mall” Site
The Wall Street Journal (Blog)
November 2, 2010
By Loretta Chao

Alibaba Gives Taobao Mall Retail Site More Prominence
The Wall Street Journal
November 1, 2010
By Loretta Chao

Taobao Promotes Mall Platform With Ads, New Domain Name
IDG News Service
November 1, 2010
By Michael Kan

Alibaba Group Search Engine Adds Sohu.com Search Option
The Wall Street Journal
October 29, 2010
By Owen Fletcher

Pieces of Expo pavilion to be auctioned
Agence France-Presse
October 26, 2010

Big brands tap into China's online habits
CNN
October 19, 2010
By Lara Farrar

Jack Ma: the century of the small
Financial Times (Blog)
September 22, 2010
By Shannon Bond

Interview with Jack Ma (Video)
Charlie Rose
September 22, 2010

Can Yahoo! Ever Get It Right?
Barron's
September 18, 2010
By Mark Veverka

The Steve Jobs Of China
Forbes.com
September 14, 2010
By Rebecca Fannin

China's internet king eyes world domination
The Independent
September 13, 2010
By Clifford Coonan

Alibaba leads the charge for China's internet expansion overseas
The Guardian
September 13, 2010
By Tania Branigan

EBay Jokes With, Applauds Alibaba
The Wall Street Journal (Blog)
September 11, 2010
By Loretta Chao

Ebay and Alibaba eye China US partnerships
IDG News Service
September 10, 2010
By Michael Kan

Journalism’s New Frontier
Forbes.com (Blog)
September 7, 2010
By Hana Alberts

The Ma-Son Mutual Admiration Society (With video)
The Wall Street Journal (Blog)
May 10, 2010
By Loretta Chao

Retailers join Hall of Fame
Inside Retailing
April 14, 2010

Alibaba funds improvement plans for Alipay payment service
IDG News Service
April 12, 2010
By Sumner Lemon

Alibaba Launches New Policy to Assist Defrauded Buyers
eCommerceBytes
March 15, 2010
By Ina Steiner

In Pictures: 48 Heroes of Philanthropy
Forbes.com
March 7, 2010

Alibaba CEO: No Plans for Taobao IPO
The Wall Street Journal
March 5, 2010
By Andrew Peaple

Alibaba Group named one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies
Fast Company
February 19, 2010

Alibaba.com has grown to a £7.5bn trading platform in 10 years
The Guardian
January 22, 2010
By Phillip Inman

Surfing for treasure
China Daily
January 6, 2010
By Rong Jiaojiao

SME financing: small businesses struggle to survive the downturn (With video)
INSEAD
December 11, 2009
By Kevin Tan

Alibaba Group - Inside the law
Asian Legal Business
December 9, 2009
By Jade Ng

Jack Ma: The Wizard of Hangzhou
The Nature Conservancy
December 7, 2009
By Charles Bedford

Taobao captivates Chinese e-tycoons, big and small
Agence France-Presse
December 5, 2009
By D'Arcy Doran

China's B2B Behemoth
Forbes.com
November 27, 2009
By Quentin Hardy

Alipay to become world's No 1 e-payment firm
Reuters
November 24, 2009
By Melanie Lee and David Lin

APEC SME Summit: Small is Beautiful, Says Alibaba's Jack Ma
City News
November 20, 2009
By Aaron Chew

The treasure keeps coming for Alibaba
The Age
October 27, 2009
By Garry Barker

Small is Beautiful
The New York Times
October 26, 2009
By Jack Ma, Chairman and CEO, Alibaba Group

In China, Philanthropy as a New Measuring Stick
The New York Times
September 22, 2009
By Julie Makinen

Young Chinese Strike Gold in E-commerce
IDG News Service
September 17, 2009
By Owen Fletcher

Alibaba, Taobao join hands to boost market share
China Daily
September 15, 2009
By Wang Xing

China auction site Taobao sees sales doubling in '09
Reuters
September 11, 2009
By Melanie Lee

Alibaba’s Taobao Unit May More Than Double Revenue
Bloomberg
September 11, 2009
By Mark Lee

An Online Market Flourishes in China
The New York Times
August 9, 2009
By David Barboza

Alibaba.com Plans U.S. Push
The Wall Street Journal
August 7, 2009
By Jessica E. Vascellaro

Alibaba's Next Trick: Expanding Abroad
BusinessWeek
August 6, 2009
By Bruce Einhorn

China's Alibaba adds social networking to e-commerce
IDG News Service
August 4, 2009
By Owen Fletcher

Alibaba still looking abroad with online payment deal
IDG News Service
July 23, 2009
By Owen Fletcher

Jack Ma: Alibaba.com creator imparts lessons in excellence
CNBC-TV18
July 21, 2009

In China's Lending Boom, Small Businesses Go Begging
TIME
July 15, 2009
By Austin Ramzy

Jack Ma's Five-Year Plan
Forbes.com
May 7, 2009
By Tina Wang

Jack Ma named one of the "TIME 100: The World's Most Influential People"
Time
April 30, 2009
By Adi Ignatius

Squeezed in the Middle
The Wall Street Journal
April 22, 2009
By Loretta Chao

How China's Alibaba Is Surviving and Thriving (With video)
BusinessWeek
April 9, 2009
By Bruce Einhorn

China's Alibaba opens up to India
Hindustan Times
March 22, 2009
By Reshma Patil

China Taobao's transactions rise 131 pct in 2008
Reuters
February 11, 2009
By Michael Wei

Alibaba Says Taobao Will Rival Baidu in China Web Ads
Bloomberg
February 10, 2009
By Mark Lee

"Jack Ma on hard times for China" and two other video interviews
Financial Times
January 19, 2009

Alibaba prepares for global expansion
Financial Times
January 19, 2009
By Kathrin Hille

China’s internet godfather
Financial Times
January 18, 2009
By Kathrin Hille

China discovers its future
The New York Times
November 16, 2008
By Jack Ma, Chairman and CEO, Alibaba Group

Jack Ma named one of The 25 Most Influential People on the Web
BusinessWeek
September 29, 2008

Jack Ma named one of the 30 World's Best CEOs
Barron's
March 24, 2008

How I Did It: Jack Ma, Alibaba.com
Inc.com
January 1, 2008
By Rebecca Fannin

Open sesame for China's Web king
Fortune
November 25, 2007
By Clay Chandler

E-commerce with Chinese characteristics
The Economist
November 21, 2007
By Jack Ma, Chairman and CEO, Alibaba Group

Alibaba Shares Triple in Hong Kong Trading Debut
Bloomberg
November 6, 2007
By Mark Lee and John Liu

Alibaba.com and the rise of entrepreneurial China
SFGate
November 5, 2007
By Ellen Lee

China's pied piper
The Economist
September 21, 2006

Jack Ma on CNN "Talk Asia" (Transcript)
CNN
March 24, 2006

Jack Ma on US National Public Radio (Transcript)
National Public Radio
July 25, 2005

Standing Up To a Giant
Forbes.com
March 18, 2005
By Justin Doebele

China's Alibaba Launches Online Payment Service
Reuters
February 2, 2005
By Scott Hillis

China's Alibaba taking aim at U.S. market
Reuters
September 27, 2004

Chinese E-Commerce Sites Allow Small Firms to Reach Wider Base
The Wall Street Journal
February 25, 2004

From Shanghai to Davos
The Wall Street Journal Asia
February 20, 2001
By Jack Ma, Chairman and CEO, Alibaba Group

E-Business Survey – Special Report: Winning Ways
Far Eastern Economic Review
November 30, 2000
By Simon Burns

Fast As A Rabbit, Patient As A Turtle
Forbes.com
July 3, 2000
By Justine Doebele

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