What is Alibaba? - China's Largest eCommerce Brand


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1. What is Alibaba?

Alibaba is a Chinese multinational eCommerce brand which does have diversified range of solutions to cater retail which is B2C and business level which is B2B.

Alibaba created the China's largest web platform where to connect the manufacturing factories to the display their product that they manufacture and allow sellers to contact the manufacturing factories.

Though there were multiple web sites in China similar to Alibaba, almost all the buy and seller meeting websites are fraudulent. Alibaba does have rating to the sellers and marked whether the seller is verified and the status of the seller with statics. 

2. History

Alibaba is founded by Jack Ma and Peng Lei in 4th of April 1999. The name Alibaba was choose by the Open Sesame which is an Arabian literature character. Alibaba has acquired multiple companies and started brand new business on it's way to become success and in the business.

Alibaba is traded publicly on the New York Stock Exchange and currently headquartered in Binjiang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.