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China holds 40 percent of total global ecommerce transactions

China remains the largest global eCommerce market in terms of trading value, accounting for over 40% of the total transactions.   Transactions through eCommerce platforms have reached CNY 26.1 trillion (USD 3.8 trillion) in 2016, increasing by 19.8% from 2015, according to a Sina news report citing data from the…

Alipay users’ number has doubled, Ant Financial claims

Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Alibaba, has claimed that its number of daily active users doubled in 2016. So far, the company has not yet disclosed data about the total number of active daily users, but it has reported that over 450 million people use its Alipay service for…

Alipay to launch in the US

  Alipay, the mobile payment system offered by Alibaba, has announced is coming to the US, thanks to a deal brokered with First Data. The expansion follows limited trials in California and New York, and will bring Alipay into direct competition with Apple Pay, Android Pay, and PayPal. Alongside online…

rucking, virtual learning and gambling online are businesses likely to weather any short-range economic uncertainty.

For many people, the recession of 2007-2008 is still fresh on their minds. Going through another downturn, and so soon, would be dreadful. However, terrible policies and unnecessary political confrontations between nations could plunge the world into another recession. And it’s not like we’re not feeling the effects of a…

14 Free Tools Every Solopreneur Needs

These apps and digital tools help reduce the time a solopreneur has to spend on mundane tasks. Solopreneurs are in a class by themselves. Given all the typical pressure of an entrepreneur that they’re under, and the fact that they have little-to-no outside assistance, solopreneurs need tools to help them…

3 Easy Ways Ecommerce Startups Can Gain More Customers

You’ve just opened an ecommerce business with great products. What’s next? The success of your business depends on attracting customers. You should think about your marketing tactics. Marketing takes time and dedication, especially when it comes to ecommerce websites. You need to work on increasing your site’s visits and number…

5 Ways Technology Is Changing Ecommerce

Customers who are keen to using technology have a huge effect on ecommerce business. Those times when customers were thinking whether buying something online is worth the risk have passed. Nowadays, technology helps customers keep track to their online orders. In addition, customers are now able to interact with retailers.…

Amazon, PayPal discuss future partnership to boost ecommerce business

Amazon and PayPal have discussed the possibility that the online retail company to support PayPal payments at checkout. Amazon offers credit and debit cards, gift cards, and Amazon.com store cards as payment methods. Customers can also link their checking accounts to the site to make quick purchases. PayPal grew to…

Facebook launches payment method in Europe – social networking payments battle begins

Facebook has obtained an e-payments license from the Central Bank of Ireland, signalling that the ability to pay people through the Messenger app (already available in the US) could soon be coming to Europe.   The Central Bank of Ireland’s approval of the payments license was authorised to Facebook Payments…

Amazon makes plans to launch in Southeast Asia, Singapore as launch point

Reports indicate that Amazon is eyeing the Southeast Asia market and will launch its services in this region early next year beginning with Singapore. Singapore will be an ideal entry-point as it is a lot smaller than other countries in this region, which makes it easier for Amazon to acclimatize…