Top 10 eCommerce Companies in the World 2015

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5) Alibaba

The principal business of ALIBABA GROUP, Alibaba.com is the main stage for worldwide wholesale exchange serving a huge number of purchasers and suppliers around the globe.


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Through Alibaba.com, little organizations can offer their items to organizations in different nations. Venders on Alibaba.com are regularly makers and wholesalers situated in China and other assembling nations, for example, India, Pakistan, the United States and Japan.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) is a Chinese e-business organization that gives purchaser to-customer, business-to-shopper and business-to-business deals administrations by means of web gateways. It additionally gives electronic installment benefits; a shopping web search tool and information driven distributed computing services. The gathering started in 1999 when Jack Ma established the site Alibaba.com, a business-to-business entrance to interface Chinese producers with abroad purchasers. In 2012, two of Alibaba's entries took care of 1.1 trillion yuan ($170 billion) in deals.

In September 2013, the organization looked for an IPO in the United States after an arrangement couldn't be come to with Hong Kong controllers. Arranging happened more than 12 months prior to the organization's business sector make a big appearance in September 2014. The Reuters Instrument Code of Alibaba is "BABA.N", while the evaluating of the IPO at first raised US$21.8 billion, which later expanded to US$25 billion, making it the biggest IPO ever. In any case, purchasers weren't buying genuine shares in the gathering, since China denies remote possession, but instead just shares in a Cayman Islands shell company.

Alibaba's purchaser to-shopper entry Taobao, like eBay.com, elements almost a billion items and is one of the 20 most-gone to sites universally. The Group's sites represented more than 60% of the packages conveyed in China by March 2013, and 80% of the country's online deals by September 2014. Alipay, an online installment escrow administration, represents generally a large portion of all online installment exchanges inside of China.

Revenue: 8.57 billion $