Foxconn's Terry Gou Knows Why Alibaba is So Successful

Terry Gou, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., during the company's annual general meeting in the Tucheng district of New Taipei, Taiwan, on June 26, 2013. Photographer: Ashley Pon/Bloomberg

Alibaba's looming IPO is set to break a few records, raise a lot of cash and make some people very rich. A success story from every angle.

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