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Alibaba Sets New Singles Day Record With & 31B In Sales

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via TechCrunch: Alibaba scored another blockbuster Singles’ Day after customers around the world shopped in stores and online on the tenth edition of its November 11 shopping festival. That puts this year’s gross merchandise volume – a measure for the dollar value of total transactions – at a staggering $30.8 billion, …

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#MobileCommerce: The Rise of Mobile Shopping and its Impact on Business

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via BIZCOMMUNITY: At Spree, we have a huge appetite for innovation and making our customers’ shopping journey easy, fun and inspiring. With smartphone usage in SA as high as an estimated 29.2 million (51% of the population), more and more shoppers are making purchases on their mobile phones – and this …

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Digital Transformation Opportunities In E-Commerce

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via Forbes: Digital transformation has both positive and negative connotations for traditional retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers. While brick-and-mortar locations have seen a decline in foot traffic, many large retailers such as Best Buy, Nordstrom and Walmart are achieving success by selling online. To satisfy the scaling demand for technology in online …

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

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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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