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Alibaba Group is an e-commerce company operating a platform for global wholesale trade. It enables manufacturers and distributors to sell their products to companies in other countries. The platform offers consumer electronics, machinery, apparel, and other product categories. The company also develops the AliPay online payment system, mobile apps and operating systems, and internet TV.
HQHangzhou Shi, CN
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)117,600
Job Openings619
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥376.8 B(+51%)
Share Price (Jul 2020)$240 (+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Alibaba

Daniel Zhang

Daniel Zhang

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Evans

Michael Evans

Director and President
Maggie Wu

Maggie Wu

Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategic Investments
Jeff Zhang

Jeff Zhang

President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence
Judy Tong

Judy Tong

Chief People Officer
Fan Jiang

Fan Jiang

President of Taobao and Tmall
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Alibaba Office Locations

Alibaba has offices in Hangzhou Shi, San Mateo, Melbourne, Paris and in 8 other locations
Hangzhou Shi, CN (HQ)
969 Wenyi W Rd, Yuhang Qu
Hangzhou Shi, CN
699 Wangshang Rd, Binjiang Qu
Melbourne, AU
Level 2, 411 Collins Street,
Paris, FR
6th arrondissement of Paris
München, DE
1st Floor 8 Viktualienmarkt
Hong Kong , HK
26/F Tower One, Times Square 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay
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Alibaba Financials and Metrics

Alibaba Revenue

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Alibaba's revenue was reported to be ¥376.84 b in FY, 2019 which is a 50.6% increase from the previous period.

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Alibaba's current market capitalization is $643.9 b.
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Alibaba Operating Metrics

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Active Buyers

350 m367 m386 m407 m423 m434 m439 m443 m454 m466 m488 m515 m552 m576 m601 m636 m654 m674 m693 m

Revenue per Active Buyer

¥171 ¥171 ¥174 ¥184 ¥189 ¥202 ¥215 ¥241 ¥251

Mobile Monthly Active Users

289 m307 m346 m393 m410 m427 m450 m493 m507 m529 m549 m580 m617 m634 m666 m699 m721 m755 m785 m

Revenue per Mobile MAU

¥62 ¥76 ¥87 ¥108 ¥123 ¥140 ¥151 ¥166 ¥179
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Alibaba Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IDsManagerOctober 20, 2019
KaolaSeptember 05, 2019$2 b
TeambitionMarch 29, 2019
Infinity ARMarch 25, 2019
VervericaJanuary 08, 2019$103 m
VervericaJanuary 07, 2019€90 m
TrendyolAugust 20, 2018$750 m
DarazMay 08, 2018
C-SKY MicrosystemsApril 20, 2018
Ele.meFebruary 26, 2018
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Alibaba Cybersecurity Score

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Alibaba Revenue Breakdown

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Alibaba revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.8% from Core Commerce, 6.6% from Cloud Computing, 6.4% from Digital Media and Entertainment and 1.2% from Other

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Alibaba News and Updates

Top Alibaba exec fired for helping girlfriend secure a job and accepting gifts, internal memo says

Alibaba has fired the head of its fast-growing livestreaming business for allegedly engaging in nepotism and accepting gifts, according to an internal memo seen by CNBC.

Indian startups funded by Alibaba and Tencent are backing India’s ban on Chinese apps

China and India's tech scenes are going to be hard to disentangle despite the countries' mounting geopolitical tensions.

Daily Crunch: SoftBank founder leaves Alibaba board

SoftBank and Alibaba seem to be pulling apart, Amazon launches a no-code app builder and a new congressional bill takes a different approach to online protections. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 25, 2020. 1. Masayoshi Son resigns from board of Alibaba; defends SoftBank Group’s investment strategy…

Masayoshi Son is departing the board of Alibaba, SoftBank’s most successful investment

The "divorce" between Son and Ma comes as the golden age for global tech entrepreneurs seems about to be over.

Softbank boss steps down from Alibaba board

Softbank Group chief executive Masayoshi Son is to step away from his position on the board of Alibaba, as he The post Softbank boss steps down from Alibaba board appeared first on CityAM.

Why Amazon's Covid-19 response has been criticized more than Chinese rivals Alibaba and JD.com

Amazon has had Covid-19 related deaths, protests, and law suits. Its closest equivalents in China, Alibaba and JD.com, have had none of those.
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Alibaba Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Alibaba founded?

    Alibaba was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Alibaba key executives?

    Alibaba's key executives are Daniel Zhang, Michael Evans and Maggie Wu.

  • How many employees does Alibaba have?

    Alibaba has 117,600 employees.

  • What is Alibaba revenue?

    Latest Alibaba annual revenue is ¥376.8 b.

  • What is Alibaba revenue per employee?

    Latest Alibaba revenue per employee is ¥3.2 m.

  • Who are Alibaba competitors?

    Competitors of Alibaba include Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart.

  • Where is Alibaba headquarters?

    Alibaba headquarters is located at 969 Wenyi W Rd, Yuhang Qu, Hangzhou Shi.

  • Where are Alibaba offices?

    Alibaba has offices in Hangzhou Shi, San Mateo, Melbourne, Paris and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Alibaba have?

    Alibaba has 13 offices.