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Battle of the e-commerce giants: Amazon comes to ASEAN

Retailing giant Amazon will arrive in southeast Asia in 2017 as it opens a Singapore operation. However, existing e-commerce firms are in the process of pulling out of the region in the face of huge losses, poor infrastructure and pervasive logistics challenges. 




The role of rebates on e-commerce

LinkedinTwitterFacebook0How are online shopping platforms sorting low-quality merchants from high-quality merchants? Can the rebate for feedback system be successful in improving the sales of merchants…


Will Apple Pay succeed in China?

LinkedinTwitterFacebook0Despite Apple’s optimism of its Apple Pay app becoming the “killer of cash”, its lacklustre performance in the Chinese market has people speculating on its…






When can Wechat Pay stand up to Alipay?

LinkedinTwitterFacebook0Alipay will soon start charging users 0.1 percent surcharge for transferring money from Alipay account to personal bank account. But Alipay is not the first to…