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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…


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Alibaba, Vipshop,, and Amazon all want a piece of Australia

2017 marked the beginning of retail disruption in Australia. One by one, the world’s biggest…


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Brands should heed Chinese millennials’ love of ancient culture

Today, Chinese millennials are arguably the most important demographic segment on the planet – and…


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China’s online ‘recommerce’ market: Xianyu and Zhuan Zhuan

Chinese B2C e-commerce is top of mind, but a secondary C2C market is following close…


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Robot Report: A Comparative Look at Automation in E-commerce and Logistics

While talks of robots taking over humans’ jobs are future-oriented for some industries, for logistics…