The Alibaba Effect

Alibaba is the biggest business story of 2015. Why? Because it is poised to take the e-commerce world by storm.

Alibaba is the biggest business story of 2015. Why? Because it is poised to take the e-commerce world by storm.

Jim Tompkins, supply chain and retail operations strategy expert, reveals what your business needs to know about this Chinese e-marketplace that is quickly becoming the fastest growing e-commerce company in the world. With more than $1 billion invested in businesses across the U.S., Alibaba’s IPO launched in New York City on September 19, 2014. To learn more about Alibaba, its IPO, Jack Ma’s strategies, and what all of this means for your business, review the additional resources on Alibaba that are listed below the video.

In The Alibaba Effect Video, you will learn:

  • The top 5 things today’s retailers need to know about Alibaba.
  • Why they are investing so much in logistics over the next decade.
  • How final delivery, the “get local” movement, e-commerce planning, and demand-driven supply chains are key to competing.
  • How Alibaba will continue to expand both in the U.S. and globally.
  • Why Jack Ma is a global leader, teacher, and visionary.
  • Why Alibaba is your competition, whether you realize it or not, and what actions you need to take to respond.

Alibaba is changing the game, and it is changing the way supply chains are viewed in the U.S. To take advantage of this huge opportunity, plan your counteroffensive now. Contact Tompkins International to discuss how you can leverage your knowledge of The Alibaba Effect and lead your company to success.


The Alibaba Effect Video Contest [Flyer]

The Alibaba Effect YouTube Video launched on June 25, 2014. As of May 26, 2015 at 10 am (EST) the Alibaba Effect has been viewed 187,826 times. How many views do you think the Alibaba Effect video will have by June 25, 2015 at 10 am (EST) one year after it’s launched? If your guess is the closest to the number of views without going over the number of views, you will be the winner of the Alibaba Effect contest. Win a free registration package for the Supply Chain Leadership Forum 2015. While at the forum you will have the opportunity to meet with Jim Tompkins in a one on one and learn even more about the Alibaba Effect.


The Alibaba Effect Video Contest  [Rules]



  • One winner.
  • You must submit your entry for your chance to win by 10 am (EST) on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
  • By submitting your entry you will agree to receive Tompkins International newsletters.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old at time of entry.
  • Only one submission per person per email address allowed.
  • Winner will be notified on or after Thursday, June 25, 2015 by email and will have 48 hours to confirm their mailing address & accept winnings or forfeit prize.
  • If no reply is received, another winner will be chosen and the same process will take place until a winner accepts winnings.
  • Once selected winner confirms their mailing address & accepts winnings, the winner will officially be announced on the Tompkins International Website, Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter pages thereafter.
  • Participation in the contest constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules.
  • Email addresses will not be sold to 3rd parties.


The Alibaba Effect Video Contest  [Entry Form]



 The contest has officially ended. Winner will be announced June 25th!


The Alibaba Effect Video Contest  [Good Luck]



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Disclaimer: All of the information in this presentation is the result of Tompkins International’s research of public information. There is no information being presented today that comes from any proprietary source. Tompkins International does not discuss information about their clients unless that information has been published.