Alibaba

Nationality
Chinese

CEO
Daniel Zhang (but everyone knows that Jack Ma is the guy everyone associates most with the company as Ma was the founder)

Sector / Main Business Area
Alibaba is tech company specialising in e-commerce and provides payment services and cloud computing services among many other things.

Listed / Private
Listed

Competitors
Include JD.com, Pinduoduo and, of course, Amazon

Fun fact(s)/Brand(s)
Alibaba is the world’s largest retailer and the creator of “Singles Day”, the world’s biggest online shopping event by far. In 2019, sales on this one day were double that of Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

Last reviewed/edited
10th Oct 2020 PW