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    China’s $100b online shopping niche

China’s $100b online shopping niche

Photo credit: Daniel Chen / Unsplash. In the midst of China’s US$1.2 trillion online spending spree this year, there’s a particular niche that’s growing quickly – cross-border shopping. Nearly a

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    China spends record $18b halfway through Singles Day

China spends record $18b halfway through Singles Day

Photo credit: pressmaster / 123RF. Blasting past last year’s US$12 billion, China’s eager online shoppers have spent US$17.9 billion halfway through the annual Singles Day shopfest. Indeed, the midday tally

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    Alibaba smashes Singles Day record as shopping spree hits $25b

Alibaba smashes Singles Day record as shopping spree hits $25b

Image credit: Pexels. China’s 24-hour orgy of online shopping has ended on a climactic high. Singles Day shoppers spent a record US$25.3 billion, eclipsing last year’s US$17.7 billion tally. The

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WeChat users send record 38 billion messages per day

  WeChat users send record 38 billion messages per day

The chatty users of WeChat have just set a new record, sending 38 billion messages per day. That’s 25 percent

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Musical.ly, a huge hit with teens, is acquired by ambitious Chinese media startup

  Musical.ly, a huge hit with teens, is acquired by ambitious Chinese media startup

Photo credit: Alice Moore / Unsplash. Musical.ly, the app described by Teen Vogue as a mixture of Vine, Snapchat, and

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WeChat users send 38 billion messages per day

  WeChat users send 38 billion messages per day

The chatty users of WeChat have just set a new record, sending 38 billion messages per day. That’s 25 percent

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From dark warehouses to delivery robots, Chinese ecommerce figures out models of automation

  From dark warehouses to delivery robots, Chinese ecommerce figures out models of automation

Chinese ecommerce giant JD relies on around 65,000 employees for its last mile delivery service. Photo credit: JD. Inside a

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Brief: Tencent pays around $2b for stake in struggling Snapchat

  Brief: Tencent pays around $2b for stake in struggling Snapchat

Image credit: Tech in Asia. The news (extracted from CNBC): Snapchat, the messaging app struggling to lure in new users

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How Alibaba, JD are expanding their empires offline by offering data to retailers

  How Alibaba, JD are expanding their empires offline by offering data to retailers

Image credit: Pexels. One trillion dollars. That’s how much Chinese consumers are on track to spend online by the end

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