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Alibaba hits a record $25.3bn in sales on Singles’ Day

On the biggest commercial day worldwide, the sales for the Chinese e-commerce giant totalled $25.3bn, more than 40 percent higher than in 2016

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Google tracks credit card spending to prove digital ads work

The offline tracking system will show advertisers whether their online ads generate physical sales

Alibaba’s deal for Intime opens door to retail integration in China

Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

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Amazon Go’s ‘just walk out’ principle redefines the physical shopping experience

Amazon’s new Amazon Go store experience is simplifying shopping for tech-savvy, time-pressed shoppers

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Small businesses a great fit for the new nimble marketplace

As technology advances, so do the ways we shop, and small businesses are best equipped to reap the benefits of a dynamic marketplace

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Conscious consumerism might be nothing more than lip service

Ethical consumerism is touted as a powerful social movement capable of creating better business practices, but are the limitations of the marketplace significantly reducing its impact?

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Amazon executive sheds light on drone delivery programme

The company has laid out plans for its drone delivery system, which could see packages delivered in less than 30 minutes

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Amazon’s Pay Monthly service threatens retail competitors

The world’s largest online retailer is now offering interest-free loans. Competitors should worry about this threat to their high-end business

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Black Friday: what are the economics behind the sales?

Black Friday has become the biggest retail day of the year, where shoppers in the US and UK are offered irresistible deals. But with massively slashed prices, what does this mean for sales?

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Amazon opens its first real store

Despite its continued dominance in the online retail space, Amazon makes an unexpected move to the physical world by opening its first bookshop

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The Internet of Things transforms the shopping experience

The Internet of Things reaches your shopping basket with the arrival of interface-free shopping

Retailers must go offline to improve their bottom line

E-commerce companies are waking up to the fact that, to succeed in today’s marketplace, they have to make their services available offline

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