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The world has officially shifted on its axis, as China’s leading e-commerce firm takes aim at the U.S. retail market.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s launch on Wednesday of a direct-to-consumer website called 11 Main reverses the long tradition of Western giants trying to carve out a slice of the Chinese consumer market. Now, one of China’s top companies is laying plans to win a place in the heart of American shoppers.

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  • Updated April 25 4:00 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.


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