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China-U.S. trade war on hold, tariffs paused

After a round of talks between Beijing and Washington, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced…


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Didi, Uber of China, adjusts app for passenger safety

  Didi, a Chinese ride-hailing app similar to Uber, announced a spate of app changes…


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Walmart snaps up Flipkart as companies vie for Indian e-commerce market

Walmart has agreed to pay $16 billion for a 77% stake in India’s leading online…


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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…


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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…


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China’s BAT tech giants fuel film industry growth

Chinese tech giants Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent – often referred to as BAT – have…


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Social Commerce: China’s marketing trend is the future of online retail

China’s social commerce sales hit US$672 billion in 2016 and continue upward momentum   An…


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Here’s how AI is changing China’s healthcare system

Beijing’s plan for a US$150 billion AI sector by 2030 isn’t just boosting e-commerce –…


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The smaller e-commerce giants: Magento, Bigcommerce, Shopify and WooCommerce

For SMEs selling to Western customers, these are the e-commerce platforms to know   E-commerce…


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Will China’s art market spark a digital revolution?

China’s art market is booming. Chinese consumer spending came of age with the internet. Will…