After overseeing two decades of stunning growth at Alibaba, Executive Chairman Jack Ma Yun prepares to hand the reins to current CEO Daniel Zhang Yong in September. © Getty Images

Excerpt: “That is [the] biggest problem. Alibaba has not found any business better than online retailing,” said Ming Lu, a Shanghai-based analyst with financial network Smartkarma.

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