Tag Archives: emerging markets

Chinese Alibaba Baidu Swallowing India’s Start-ups

According to people in the know, Alibaba has discussed alliances with several online marketplaces, including Snapdeal and Shopclues. It has also held talks with business-to-business (B2B) players, logistics companies, and technology start-ups. Another Chinese Internet major Baidu also has held talks with a number of players, including Zomato and Shopclues, but nothing significant has emerged. India is a focus market

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Apple Planning Asia-Focused Database Centre and R&D facility in Vietnam

Apple continues to focus on digital sales and services in emerging markets, a report on Friday claims the company is mulling an expansion into Vietnam that would see the creation of a $1 billion database centre and R&D facility. Apple’s apparent interest in Da Nang province reportedly came up in the minutes of a local government meeting concerning foreign direct investment earlier this

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