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Japan Calls for ‘Sense of Crisis’ Over China-Taiwan Tensions

AdvertisementContinue reading the main story Tokyo warned that China’s rapid military expansion was threatening to upset the balance of power between Beijing and Washington. President Biden and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan speaking at a news conference at the White House in April. Washington has urged Tokyo to confront Beijing’s military posturing.Credit…Andrew Harnik/Associated Press…

Strategies for Underdogs: How Alibaba’s Taobao Beat eBay in China

July 13, 2021In 2007, Alibaba’s Taobao became China’s leading consumer e-commerce marketplace, displacing the once dominant eBay. How did underdog Taobao do it? And will it be able to find a way to monetize its marketplace and ensure future success?Harvard Business School professor Felix Oberholzer-Gee discusses his case, “Alibaba’s Taobao,” and related strategy lessons from…