In 2013, Alibaba earned $3.5 billion in revenue compared to only $274 million earned by Amazon. Garrett Stone, writing in Adweek, reports that the advantage Alibaba has over Amazon has a lot to do with advertising – read more about it here.
Here is more fat to chew on: How big will Alibaba become in the laboratory supply space? (not familiar with Alibaba? Go here www.alibaba.com).