back to article Alibaba splits itself into Chinese and overseas ops

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is splitting in two. Or as the company put it in a blog post: "Alibaba Introduces More Agile Organizational Structure to Accelerate Domestic and International Growth." The structure will see a new unit called "International Digital Commerce" deal with retail and wholesale customers outside …

  1. steviebuk Silver badge

    All because

    Of Winnie the Pooh forcing companies to do the CCPs work. No mention of where Jack Ma has gone.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: All because

      In October he left China for the first time since the ******, went to Hong Kong, then Europe, for wine tasting, friends, and business. Then back to China.

      1. steviebuk Silver badge

        Re: All because

        That what Xi told you? Bit like Peng Shuai.

  2. Dinanziame Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    Are they trying to escape China?

    Because that would be the first step.

    1. elsergiovolador Silver badge

      Re: Are they trying to escape China?

      Or they know that image of China has been irreversibly tainted and they want to pull the "Meta" thing (copying other's ideas is their forte).

  3. gratou

    Ali Express doesn't care about its the buyers. Its customers are the vendors. Maybe they'll change one day

    In the meantime not really interested as i moved on.

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