Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has widened its vision in delivering the most extensive services among its clients as it tries to close a deal with Intime Retail Group. It seems the market players coincide with the goal of the company as the stock gained 0.91 percent on overnight session and rallied 0.65 percent in the pre-market. How will the deal affect the long-term growth and strategies of Alibaba? Will the stock sustain its upward trend?