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 Description: Alibaba’s IPO could be the biggest in history. Bloomberg’s Sam Grobart explains how Alibaba works through the experience of ordering 280 pairs of pants manufactured overseas. Video by: Dan Przygoda, David Yim (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: – video report

Date: Sep 15, 2014


Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the operations of Alibaba as described in this report.
  • How would North American import company managers be interested in using the site?
  • What are the risks and benefits to company managers buying or selling through Alibaba?