Posts Tagged ‘Alibaba’

  • Alibaba's growth has been fueled by entrepreneur Jack Ma's leadership.

    What You Might Not Know About Alibaba’s Jack Ma

    May 9, 14 • 1446 Views • No Comments

    Seeing the Alibaba IPO in the headlines, I wanted to share these excerpts from a 2006 CNN interview of Jack Ma: About his firm’s name: “One day I was in San Francisco in a coffee shop, and I was thinking Alibaba is a good name. And then a waitress...  [read more]

  • China's Singles Day

    Why Chinese Singles Spend

    Nov 12, 13 • 914 Views • No Comments

    Yesterday was Singles’ Day in China. Started by a group of college students at Nanjing University during the 1990s, Singles’ Day is when unmarrieds shower each other with gifts. Falling on 11-11, the date is “reminiscent of the Chinese...  [read more]

  • PNC Wealth Management Measures Inflation With Its Christmas Price Index

    China’s Singles Day

    Nov 21, 12 • 234 Views • No Comments

    November 11 was Singles Day in China. Started by a group of college students during the 1990s, Singles Day is when unmarrieds shower each other with gifts. I have read that 11/11 represents 4 bare sticks which sound like the Chinese word for bachelor or...  [read more]