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.
"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Amazon has announced it will bring video streaming to Amazon Prime customers in Japan, just days after Netflix announced it was partnering with a local telecommunications provider in the country.
The search giant responds to EU claims it abused its search dominance, saying regulators failed to consider the impact of rivals like Amazon and eBay.
Haier, an electronics giant, is enlisting sellers through WeChat -- with the incentive of sales commissions. Social selling may be the next big wave.
Another report surfaces of an Uber driver attacking a passenger -- calling into question the safety of the ride-hailing service in one of its fastest growing markets.