The eCommerce sector has experienced remarkable growth in the past couple of quarters. Digital Commerce 360 reports that global cross-border online sales increased 21% between January 1st and June 14th, compared to 2019 data for the same quarters. In addition, Consumer research by PYMNT shows that 60% of consumers plan to continue shopping online, and […]
A few months into the global COVID-19 pandemic, the way you do your week’s grocery shopping has radically changed. Maybe your local stores were open for browsing, allowing you to walk in so long as you had a mask on. It’s likely — 3 in 10 Gen Zers and Millennials are doing so — that you […]
In one of many astonishing developments of 2020, industries that have long resisted online retail have finally turned to eCommerce to survive. The fashion industry, for example, has strictly avoided platforms like Amazon in the past, but with independent designers witnessing already tight budgets implode and even government aid falling short of making up the […]
In early February, students in Wuhan, China, where the COVID-19 outbreak was first detected, played a prank on Dingtalk, an app owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. At the time, Chinese schools were using DingTalk to continue coursework while the entire country sheltered in place. In response, the artful students spammed the App Store with […]
Chinese brands are more global today than they ever have been. Between 2011 and 2017, the number of Chinese companies in the Fortune Global 500 jumped from 61 to 109 and three of the top five are now Chinese. With the help of CSOFT’s expert marketing content creators and technical writers in the Global Communications team, Alibaba is becoming a trusted global brand.
While a good portion of international spending comes from North America and Western Europe, e-commerce sales are estimated to grow 44 percent in the Asia Pacific region in 2014. Many global companies are improving their outlook and strategy with e-commerce in an effort to get on top. Engaging in activities like adding more languages, localizing mobile apps and much more…
In 2016, e-commerce sales in the US reached $396 billion and are predicted to grow to 684 billion by 2020. In China, e-commerce is expected to outstrip the US’s with $1 trillion in e-commerce sales in 2016 growing to $2 trillion by 2019. In other emerging markets like Mexico, where internet and mobile penetration is growing, market potential is increasing.