The mega retailer takes full ownership of China-based Yihaodian, an online marketplace that sells food, home goods, electronics and more.
Already dominant in its home country, Alibaba plans to do a lot more around the world in the coming year.
The Menlo Park, Calif., company specializes in online gift-giving that's somewhere between a gift card and a specific gift.
Romain Voog previously served as president of Amazon France. His appointment at Global Fashion Group comes alongside a $34.7 million investment from venture capitalists.
New Chinese reforms allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership of their e-commerce companies in Shanghai's Free Trade Zone.
Prime Now has been expanding across the country, offering free two-hour delivery and one-hour delivery for $7.99.
The e-commerce company continues trimming initiatives to focus on its core marketplace, saying Monday it's shuttering some delivery services and several mobile apps.
The e-commerce giant's unexpected profit and better-than-predicted sales prompted investors to push Amazon's market value above Walmart's.
The storefront illustrates Amazon's continued hunt to offer up different products than its competition.
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