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Alibaba Announces 11.11 Global Shopping Festival With New Retail Model

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via Your Story : The Alibaba Group officially kicked off its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival last night, announcing promotional initiatives that will lead up to November 11. The 11.11 Countdown Gala Celebration will be held on November 10 at Shanghai’s Mercedes Benz Arena. Broadcast live on TV channels, it will feature …

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About 74 Per Cent Indians Install Two to Five Mobile Shopping Apps: Criteo Study


Via Best Media Info : The report says more than 60 per cent of Indian shoppers shop two to five times a month or more using mobile shopping apps. Although, data security remains a concern. Criteo, the commerce marketing leader, announced findings from the ‘App Commerce Goes Big in Asia-Pacific’ study …

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The End Of E-Commerce? These Days, It’s All Just Commerce


via Forbes : Given the continued rapid growth of online shopping, it might seem crazy to suggest that the era of e-commerce is coming to an end. Yet while we are used to talking about e-commerce as a separate thing — and isolating statistics for digital transactions versus brick-and-mortar same-store sales …

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Mastercard Survey: The Philippines and Other Emerging Markets Lead Mobile Shopping Charge in Asia Pacific


via MARKETING : Mobile shopping growth is dialing up in Asia Pacific’s emerging markets, outpacing their more developed counterparts, according to the latest Mastercard Mobile Shopping Survey. Consumers in the Philippines (53.5 percent) and Malaysia (55.6 percent) top the region with the highest year-on-year growth in mobile shopping, recording increases of …

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America’s Stores Are Closing. Why Isn’t That Raising a Jobs Alarm?


via csmonitor : Situated just off Interstate 70 in Ohio’s Belmont County, between Pittsburgh and Columbus, the Ohio Valley Mall is well positioned for attracting drive-by shoppers and motorists in need of a pit stop. “We have a lot of people traveling through,” says Mark Thomas, the president of the county’s …

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Identifying Mobile Shoppers A Top Priority For 70% Of Retailers


Via MediaPost : Mobile commerce is not only in the hands of mobile shoppers. Retailers are increasingly looking to personalize shopping experiences by tapping into mobile technology to help them identify their customers. Identifying the customer and delivering a personalized experience is one of the top priorities of 70% of retailers, …

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Retail is experiencing ‘a perfect storm,’ analyst says


Via CNBC : Retailers are leveraged up when they need financial flexibility. Retail is undergoing — absolutely — a secular change. Despite the struggle facing brick-and-mortar retailers, the retail sector as a whole is actually growing, largely thanks to e-commerce. Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are experiencing a “perfect storm,” a Moody’s …

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