Alibaba Essay

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Alibaba is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume in 2013, according to industry sources. Alibaba operate its ecosystem as a platform for third parties, and do not engage in direct sales, compete with merchants or hold inventory.
Alibaba operate Taobao Marketplace, China’s largest online shopping destination, Tmall, China’s largest third-party platform for brands and retailers, in each case in terms of gross merchandise volume, and Juhuasuan, China’s most popular group buying marketplace by its monthly active users, in each case in 2013. A significant portion of Alibaba customers have begun transacting on mobile platform, and they are focused on capturing this opportunity. In the three months ended December 31, 2013, mobile GMV accounted for 19.7% of our GMV, up from 7.4% in the same period in the previous year.
In addition to three China retail marketplaces, which accounted for 82.7% of our revenues in the nine months ended December 31, 2013, Alibaba operate, China’s largest global online
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Not like Alibaba, Jingdong company started by selling their own brand product, and is known for its good service and quality. Jingdong offers cash on delivery service which Alibaba can not offer. And also if the buyer is not satisfied with Jinddong’s product, they can always return the goods for free. But in Alibaba`s case, buyer should pay the delivery costs and always need to negotiate with the seller. For all the reasons above Alibaba`s buyer is now increasing slowly but Jingdong`s buyer is now increasing fast. Now let us look at the data, in the end of 2010, T-Mall(Alibaba) already has 3.7 hundred millions users, and in 2013 T-Mall users is nearly 5 hundred millions. How about Jing dong? In the end of 2010, Jingdong only have 10 millions users, but in the year 2013, users is growing to 100 million, its far more fast than

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