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.
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.
Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.
The search giant plans to go after Amazon in an effort to beef up product search and e-commerce offerings. Google's first target: groceries.
China is in the throes of the world's single largest day of shopping, Single's day. Shoppers are expected to spend a record amount of money, mainly through online platforms like Alibaba and JD.com.
The retail giant asks the FAA for permission to test the use of drones that would carry items to its warehouses and customers' homes.
The startup intends to trade under the ticker symbol "SQ" on the New York Stock Exchange.
The e-retail store will offer everything from fashion to tech to jewelry, according to a new report.