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Splashing out

19 March 2018 By Alec Macfarlane, Clara Ferreira Marques

The e-commerce giant is pumping $2 bln more into regional subsidiary Lazada, and replacing the group’s founder-CEO with Alibaba veteran Lucy Peng. Armed with her fintech expertise, Lazada can use mobile payments to entrench its regional lead over rivals Amazon, JD and Sea.

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