Alibaba to take on Amazon, opening BtoB services to U.S. companies

Viewed in South China Morning Post. China-based Alibaba opened its business-to-business platform to the U.S. last month in a push to challenge Amazon. Alibaba believes its U.S. offering represents a value proposition for U.S. business-to-business customers. Alibaba is offering clients a flat membership fee of “a couple of thousand dollars a year,” Alibaba’s head of… More

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Amazon’s Priorities Over the Years

Viewed in Harvard Business Review. Harvard Business School professor Boris Groysberg, who has partnered with us on several corporate research projects, teamed up with Harvard Business School researcher Tricia Gregg to analyze, with the aid of two technical tools (NVivo 12 Pro and Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC)), Amazon’s annual letters to shareholders over… More

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The Art of the Public Divorce Announcement

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal with Elizabeth Bernstein. This Wall Street Journal article tackles the reality of the 21st century marriage: As much as prominent executives, like all of us, take our marital vows expecting them to be for life, the reality of divorce statistics force us to address the reality that not all marriages… More

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