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Chinese continue to drive growth of payment platforms

More and more Chinese use payment platforms when shopping, thanks to the increasing affluence and vast usage of social payments such as WeChat Pay.

Alibaba targets 30 million US SMEs

Alibaba has opened its platform to enable US businesses to sell their products to millions of Alibaba.com buyers in the US and around the globe.

China retail industry poised to overtake the US

Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.

Alibaba and JD facing keen new rivals, says eMarketer

Alibaba and JD may appear to dominate China’s e-commerce market, but new research suggests new players are increasing their influence.

Middle class driving Chinese cross-border e-commerce

A growing middle class in China that likes shopping for foreign brands is helping drive cross-border e-commerce, according to eMarketer.

Alibaba leads $10m investment in fashion brand Grana

Fashion brand Grana is raising US$10 million in a Series A funding round led by Alibaba.

China retail eclipses the US  

China retail will eclipse the US to become the world’s largest retail market this year.

China cross-border eCommerce to hit $85b

China cross-border eCommerce will hit $85.76 billion this year, according to new analysis by eMarketer.

China to ‘completely dominate’ global eCommerce

A recent forecast on global eCommerce sales through 2019 by independent research firm eMarketer says China will dominate by 2019.

Asia to account for more than half global eCommerce

The Asia-Pacific online shopping boom is driving global eCommerce growth with the region about to account for an outright majority of the world market.

More Indonesians shopping online

E-commerce market predicted to grow ten-fold in three years.