Alibaba, founded in 1999, set a world record in 2015, completing the largest IPO in history. Today, Alibaba is 3 times larger than Amazon. The company, growing exponentially, sends reverberations through most B2B industries. The promotional products industry is particularly affected because delivery cycles, to meet event dates, can be critical.
The Alibaba-effect has caused great pressure on selling price, increased total rush orders, and reduced delivery time for an already tight event-based business.
This Saturday one of the mostly hotly contested derbies will take place to battle it out for the most coveted prize in club football – the UEFA Champions League title. Milan’s San Siro stadium will host a repeat of the 2014 final between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. 阅读更多