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Jim Erickson

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Singles Day reflects the future of retailing

“This is what the future of retailing looks like” – beyond the focus on Singles Day GMV is a whole new retail ecosystem.

O2O commerce is generating real money in China

O2O commerce GMV grew 38 per cent last year as Chinese consumers became increasingly enthusiastic about using smartphones to buy goods and services.

China’s middle class fuelling outdoor wear boom

China’s emerging middle class is shunning Rolexes in favour of brands which help them enjoy the great outdoors.

11.11.2015: Here’s what to expect on Wednesday…

Last year, Chinese shoppers spent US$9.3 billion on Singles Day. Will they surpass $10 billion on 11.11.2015?