Meredith Lackey

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Business Insights

China 2025 and Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030: modernizing economies in parallel

Two economic initiatives to diversify and modernize the Chinese and Saudi Arabian economy have more…

30/04/2018

Case Studies

Blockchain is going to disrupt e-commerce: here’s how

Blockchain makes it possible to establish peer-to-peer consensus without centralized platforms – will the big…

30/04/2018

Case Studies

UK shoppers use e-commerce to beat post-Brexit prices

E-commerce is on the rise in the UK. Driving forces include a weak consumer spending…

28/04/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Fujian is the latest city to join China’s government-backed blockchain programs

In the race to regulate blockchain technology in China, its biggest tech cities are creating…

27/04/2018

Business Insights

Shenzhen, Beijing and Hangzhou: China’s hi-tech frontrunners

Each of these three cities has a unique role in China’s IT – which one…

27/04/2018

Regulations

Taobao bans all cryptocurrency related products

Alibaba e-commerce site Taobao bans services related to initial coin offerings; Alibaba bans mention of…

26/04/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Pinduoduo invests billions in marketing agricultural products

The e-commerce platform rivaling Alibaba and Tencent through social commerce in second and third-tier cities…

26/04/2018

Business Insights

Chinese cosmetics companies gain Australian following

Australian beauty buffs buy up Chinese brand JALA Group on Tmall   JALA Group is…

26/04/2018

Platforms & Hi-Tech

Ele.me and Meituan Dianping sell personal data

China’s food delivery giants respond to case blaming them for data leak   After the revelations…

25/04/2018

Business Insights

Luxury brands make use of China’s live streaming trend

China, arguably the world’s most enthusiastic live streaming nation, could just be the ideal terrain…

25/04/2018