Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) and Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) are two very different e-commerce companies. Alibaba owns Taobao and Tmall, the two largest consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer marketplaces, respectively, in China. Shopify doesn't operate any online marketplaces, unlike Alibaba.
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These three businesses are on a roll as of late, and their momentum could send them into rare-air territory in terms of market capitalization.