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China’s November retail sales rise as malls hold their own against the onslaught of online retailers

Major department stores and shopping malls in China reported an increase in sales in November, with the categories expanding by 3.2 per cent and 7.4 per cent, respectively, compared with the same period in 2016. These


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Chinese online retailer JD.com raises US$2.5 billion for logistics arm in latest round of funding

JD.com announced on Wednesday that it has raised US$2.5 billion in the latest funding round for its subsidiary JD Logistics and it comes at a time when China’s second largest online retailer is looking to build


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How online shopping minted Tonglu’s billionaires and made it China’s happiest county

Tonglu in China’s eastern coastal province of Zhejiang has achieved the distinction of being the country’s “happiest” county for three consecutive years from 2015. The ranking by the China Institute of City Competitiveness had coincided with


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Attention all shopaholics: Now you can shop online and watch live streaming at the same time

Every day 19 year-old Wang Hao spends three hours in front of a camera at her home in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, showing the hundreds of viewers on her Taobao Live channel different pairs of leggings while


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Online retailer JD.com’s shares fall on quarterly profit miss

JD.com, China’s second largest e-commerce company, saw its US-listed shares drop after reporting lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as the company’s margins were squeezed by competition during its top earnings season. Beijing-based JD.com’s Nasdaq-traded shares were


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Ant Financial to issue China’s first security backed by loans to online retailers

Ant Financial Services Group, operator of online payments service Alipay, has received regulatory approval to launch China’s first traded security backed by loans to online retailers, opening up a new financing channel for the e-commerce industry.


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How To Download a Flash Video Online

Want to download a Flash video from the internet? There is a lot of Flash still around and a few ways to get them. Here are just a few. Also see our article Turn on Flashlight


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How To Read Kindle Books on your PC or Online

Have Kindle books but no Kindle? Want the freedom to read Kindle books on PC or online? You can access your eBooks anywhere if you know how. Also see our article How To Add Google Chrome


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How To Find your Bank Routing Number Online

Bank routing numbers are legacy tech that have been modified to remain relevant some hundred years after originally being introduced. Also known as an ABA Routing Transit Number (ABA RTN) the nine digit number has an


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Some Cool Username Ideas for Instagram & Other Online Networks

Your username is more than just the first field on a login page. It’s the moniker by which the rest of the digital world knows you. Therefore, it’s important that you choose a username that’s cool,


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