Alibaba vs. Amazon: Who Will Win the Global eCommerce War?


This article is by Mohanbir Sawhney, professor, and Sanjay Khosla, senior fellow, at Kellogg School of Management. They are the authors of Fewer, Bigger, Bolder: From Mindless Expansion to Focused Growth. Move MOVE +1.29% over Amazon. There’s a new e-commerce leader in town. With its triumphant $21.8 billion initial public offering, Alibaba has eclipsed Amazon…

Q&A: YOOX CEO Federico Marchetti on online fashion


YOOX Group was launched in Italy in 2000, and runs Yoox.com and thecorner.com, as well as providing e-commerce sites for brands such as Diesel and Emporio Armani.  I’ve been talking to founder and CEO Federico Marchetti about the growth of YOOX, the challenges of selling fashion online, and why great customer service is more important…