Alibaba's Ma meets Trump, talks retail
Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma met with U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump on Monday to discuss the Chinese retailer's expansion plans, which could add as many as 1 million new U.S. jobs.
According to Reuters, Trump and Ma emerged from their meeting at Trump Tower in New York together. The president-elect told reporters they had a "great meeting" and would do great things together. Ma called Trump "smart" and "open-minded." He said the two mainly discussed supporting small businesses, especially in the Midwest.