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  • Bezos releases annual shareholder letter: Amazon Prime has 100 million members, high standards matter

    Bezos releases annual shareholder letter: Amazon Prime has 100 million members, high standards matter

  • JD.com: the robots are coming! And they want to sell you handbags

    JD.com: the robots are coming! And they want to sell you handbags

  • Netflix blows past the Street’s forecast in first quarter of the year

    Netflix blows past the Street’s forecast in first quarter of the year

  • EA Games: Anthem will be an antidote to Battlefront 2 woes

    EA Games: Anthem will be an antidote to Battlefront 2 woes

  • BAT is driving the autonomous vehicle trend in China

    BAT is driving the autonomous vehicle trend in China

  • Reasons to like Activision Blizzard

    Reasons to like Activision Blizzard

  • Chinese tech benefits from support that veers on nationalization

    Chinese tech benefits from support that veers on nationalization

  • Alphabet’s African app will beat sub-par internet speeds

    Alphabet’s African app will beat sub-par internet speeds

  • GoDaddy to move 75 million domains’ infrastructure to AWS

    GoDaddy to move 75 million domains’ infrastructure to AWS

  • Facebook losing out to YouTube in battle for user engagement

    Facebook losing out to YouTube in battle for user engagement

  • Jeff Bezos does more than just talk a good game when it comes to reinvestment

    Jeff Bezos does more than just talk a good game when it comes to reinvestment

  • Grubhub’s Stan Chia explains Ecommerce for restaurants

    Grubhub’s Stan Chia explains Ecommerce for restaurants

  • Amazon looks to expand in Saudi Arabia

    Amazon looks to expand in Saudi Arabia

  • Netflix threatens to pull films from Cannes in bid for recognition

    Netflix threatens to pull films from Cannes in bid for recognition

  • Does Wall Street “get” Tencent?

    Does Wall Street “get” Tencent?

  • If Trump vs. Amazon were a popularity contest, the latter would win hands down

    If Trump vs. Amazon were a popularity contest, the latter would win hands down

  • PayPal’s appeal to banks pays off with HSBC deal

    PayPal’s appeal to banks pays off with HSBC deal

  • An Ecommerce Review: should investors worry about negative tech headlines?

    An Ecommerce Review: should investors worry about negative tech headlines?

  • Alibaba advances Indian Ecommerce position with additional $45 million investment

    Alibaba advances Indian Ecommerce position with additional $45 million investment

  • Google shakes up management in effort to extend leadership in AI and search

    Google shakes up management in effort to extend leadership in AI and search

  • Trump takes aim at Amazon – but should Jeff Bezos be worried?

    Trump takes aim at Amazon – but should Jeff Bezos be worried?

  • SVOD continues to strike telling blows against TV

    SVOD continues to strike telling blows against TV

  • MasterCard isn’t ruling out cryptocurrencies

    MasterCard isn’t ruling out cryptocurrencies

  • Amazon secures foothold in French grocery market with Monoprix deal

    Amazon secures foothold in French grocery market with Monoprix deal

  • Electronic Arts’ latest player is an artificial intelligence

    Electronic Arts’ latest player is an artificial intelligence

  • Netflix and Amazon making gains in Japanese SVOD market

    Netflix and Amazon making gains in Japanese SVOD market

  • Tencent income almost doubles – but costly investments weigh on share price

    Tencent income almost doubles – but costly investments weigh on share price

  • YouTube to borrow Spotify tactic: “frustrate” some users with ads to sell streaming music subscriptions

    YouTube to borrow Spotify tactic: “frustrate” some users with ads to sell streaming music subscriptions

  • Amazon becomes second-largest company in the world by market cap

    Amazon becomes second-largest company in the world by market cap

  • GrubHub looks to capitalize on economy of scale with Yelp partnership

    GrubHub looks to capitalize on economy of scale with Yelp partnership

  • Alibaba bets on $4 billion investment to conquer Southeast Asia

    Alibaba bets on $4 billion investment to conquer Southeast Asia

  • “Spurned” Match moves to Bumble lawsuit

    “Spurned” Match moves to Bumble lawsuit

  • Facebook insistent: Cambridge Analytica fiasco not a breach

    Facebook insistent: Cambridge Analytica fiasco not a breach

  • Facebook bans Britain First – sends strong message over hate speech

    Facebook bans Britain First – sends strong message over hate speech

  • Tencent’s media ambitions are on full display

    Tencent’s media ambitions are on full display

  • Google joins Facebook and bans cryptocurrency ads

    Google joins Facebook and bans cryptocurrency ads

  • Amazon and Facebook set to become “major disruptive force” in fight for live sports rights

    Amazon and Facebook set to become “major disruptive force” in fight for live sports rights

  • Facebook’s musical ambitions come into greater focus

    Facebook’s musical ambitions come into greater focus

  • Alibaba wants to see eSports at the Olympics

    Alibaba wants to see eSports at the Olympics

  • Amazon’s Alexa develops “funny” new skill

    Amazon’s Alexa develops “funny” new skill

  • Facebook, YouTube, dominate U.S. social media scene

    Facebook, YouTube, dominate U.S. social media scene

  • Netflix goes slow on virtual reality

    Netflix goes slow on virtual reality

  • Just Eat commits to increased spending: investors don’t like it, but we do

    Just Eat commits to increased spending: investors don’t like it, but we do

  • Facebook blocks “Whites vs. Migrants” video from Hungarian MP

    Facebook blocks “Whites vs. Migrants” video from Hungarian MP

  • Grubhub takes aim at gender gap in March

    Grubhub takes aim at gender gap in March

  • Amazon uses charity to kill two birds with one stone: great PR, and a cunning expansion strategy

    Amazon uses charity to kill two birds with one stone: great PR, and a cunning expansion strategy

  • Amazon gets into the smart home market with doorbell startup

    Amazon gets into the smart home market with doorbell startup

  • Amazon: the world’s first $1 trillion company?

    Amazon: the world’s first $1 trillion company?

  • Marketing according to Mastercard

    Marketing according to Mastercard

  • Alibaba wants control of China’s top takeaway app

    Alibaba wants control of China’s top takeaway app

Latest Ecommerce Stories

  • Bezos releases annual shareholder letter: Amazon Prime has 100 million members, high standards matter

    Bezos releases annual shareholder letter: Amazon Prime has 100 million members, high standards matter

    Ecommerce, Friday, 20 April 2018

    Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Ecommerce giant Amazon, has released his latest letter to shareholders. This document, produced since 1997, has become a “must read” for many business professionals, and offers investors an insight not only into the ...
  • JD.com: the robots are coming! And they want to sell you handbags

    JD.com: the robots are coming! And they want to sell you handbags

    Ecommerce, Friday, 20 April 2018

    Speaking to retail executives on Tuesday in Madrid, as part of the annual World Retail Congress, Richard Liu had an interesting message: the robots are coming, and they want to sell you stuff. Liu is the CEO of China’s second-biggest Ecommerce platform, ...
  • Netflix blows past the Street’s forecast in first quarter of the year

    Netflix blows past the Street’s forecast in first quarter of the year

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 19 April 2018

    Streaming Video On Demand (SVOD) market leader Netflix easily overshot analysts’ expectations for the number of new users on its platform in the first quarter of 2018. Perhaps more important than the figures, though, is what they represent: Netflix ...
  • EA Games: Anthem will be an antidote to Battlefront 2 woes

    EA Games: Anthem will be an antidote to Battlefront 2 woes

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 19 April 2018

    One of the world’s premier video game companies, Electronic Arts (EA), waded into a furor earlier this year when it released the highly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Players were shocked at the frequent use of “microtransactions” which were ...
  • BAT is driving the autonomous vehicle trend in China

    BAT is driving the autonomous vehicle trend in China

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    It’s official – all three of China’s vaunted “BAT” stocks (Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent) are now in the autonomous driving market. BAT is the equivalent of the western acronym FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) – the ...
  • Reasons to like Activision Blizzard

    Reasons to like Activision Blizzard

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 17 April 2018

    Activision Blizzard hasn’t had a great couple of months. One of the main reasons for this is the popularity of competitor title Fortnite, and another is that it’s not clear what Activision has in the pipeline to combat this game. But investors should ...
  • Chinese tech benefits from support that veers on nationalization

    Chinese tech benefits from support that veers on nationalization

    Ecommerce, Monday, 16 April 2018

    Few stories in the investment world have been as compelling as that of the Chinese technology sector. Private equity and venture capital investment grew from $14 billion in 2012 to $120 billion in 2017, and last year saw 34 Chinese companies join the ranks of ...
  • Alphabet’s African app will beat sub-par internet speeds

    Alphabet’s African app will beat sub-par internet speeds

    Ecommerce, Friday, 13 April 2018

    Internet giant Alphabet is releasing a new app designed to transform African internet connections. Simply called “Google Go”, the app will decrease the amount of data needed for searches by 40%. It will be available in 26 sub-Saharan African countries, ...
  • GoDaddy to move 75 million domains’ infrastructure to AWS

    GoDaddy to move 75 million domains’ infrastructure to AWS

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 12 April 2018

    In what could be a huge move for the domain hosting and cloud computing industries, GoDaddy will migrate “the majority” of its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services in a multi-year deal that will see the two companies partner on some products and ...
  • Facebook losing out to YouTube in battle for user engagement

    Facebook losing out to YouTube in battle for user engagement

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 12 April 2018

    This January, Facebook lost ground to Alphabet, as users increasingly flocked towards YouTube “and other Alphabet Inc. properties,” according to Nielsen digital consumption data. Brian Wieser, a Pivotal Research analyst who reviewed the data, said that ...
  • Jeff Bezos does more than just talk a good game when it comes to reinvestment

    Jeff Bezos does more than just talk a good game when it comes to reinvestment

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 11 April 2018

    For years, investors’ one complaint about Amazon was that it reinvested all its earnings. The company’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, was clear, however, that that was the way things were going to stay. A couple of years ago, he wrote compellingly in a letter to ...
  • Grubhub’s Stan Chia explains Ecommerce for restaurants

    Grubhub’s Stan Chia explains Ecommerce for restaurants

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 11 April 2018

    Speaking at the Food On Demand Conference shortly after the announcement that Grubhub would be delivering food from YUM Brands’ Taco Bell and KFC, the company’s chief operating officer Stan Chia, said that Ecommerce was doing for restaurants what it had ...
  • Amazon looks to expand in Saudi Arabia

    Amazon looks to expand in Saudi Arabia

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 10 April 2018

    Ecommerce giant Amazon is looking to expand in Saudi Arabia after founder and CEO Jeff Bezos met with the country’s crown prince at the beginning of the month. The meeting was closely watched, and the prince had planned to discuss a potential project with the ...
  • Netflix threatens to pull films from Cannes in bid for recognition

    Netflix threatens to pull films from Cannes in bid for recognition

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 10 April 2018

    Streaming video on demand (SVOD) market leader Netflix is in no hurry to get theatrical releases for its movies. CEO Reed Hastings once said that traditional film distributors’ greatest innovation in the last 30 years was that “the popcorn tastes ...
  • Does Wall Street “get” Tencent?

    Does Wall Street “get” Tencent?

    Ecommerce, Monday, 09 April 2018

    Chinese internet giant Tencent might be undervalued by the Street – that’s the message sent by Hans Chung of KayBanc Capital Markets last week, when he initiated coverage of the stock. Tencent is one of the “big three” of the Chinese internet ...
  • If Trump vs. Amazon were a popularity contest, the latter would win hands down

    If Trump vs. Amazon were a popularity contest, the latter would win hands down

    Ecommerce, Friday, 06 April 2018

    U.S. President Donald Trump has resumed his Amazon-bashing in the news and on Twitter. This rivalry goes back to Mr. Trump’s bid for the Presidency, with Jeff Bezos’ Ecommerce giant being singled out for aggressive comments over sales tax and its use of ...
  • PayPal’s appeal to banks pays off with HSBC deal

    PayPal’s appeal to banks pays off with HSBC deal

    Ecommerce, Friday, 06 April 2018

    PayPal’s strategy of making deals with banks seems to be paying off, as major player HSBC adds the online payment provider to its global disbursement service for corporate customers. HSBC already offers its customers the opportunity to reach people in 136 ...
  • An Ecommerce Review: should investors worry about negative tech headlines?

    An Ecommerce Review: should investors worry about negative tech headlines?

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 05 April 2018

    A Closer Look at Market Volatility and Sector Rotation: The first quarter of 2018 has been a volatile period for the markets as a whole, with the technology sector seldom out of the headlines, and seeing some capital rotate out of the sector. The reasons for this ...
  • Alibaba advances Indian Ecommerce position with additional $45 million investment

    Alibaba advances Indian Ecommerce position with additional $45 million investment

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 05 April 2018

    Chinese Ecommerce giant Alibaba is looking to take the fight to Amazon in India with an additional $45 million investment in Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd. (“Paytm Mall”), which competes with Amazon, and home-grown Ecommerce service Flipkart, locally. ...
  • Google shakes up management in effort to extend leadership in AI and search

    Google shakes up management in effort to extend leadership in AI and search

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 04 April 2018

    Alphabet Inc.’s flagship subsidiary, Google, is moving talent around in senior roles to shore up its market leadership in search and artificial intelligence (AI). The news broke on Monday, initially reported by online technology-news publication The ...
  • Trump takes aim at Amazon – but should Jeff Bezos be worried?

    Trump takes aim at Amazon – but should Jeff Bezos be worried?

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 03 April 2018

    It’s no secret that some technology stocks have faced difficulty so far this year, but one which has shown incredible resilience is Amazon. That might change if the current U.S. president has any say in the matter. In a method that is becoming commonplace for ...
  • SVOD continues to strike telling blows against TV

    SVOD continues to strike telling blows against TV

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 03 April 2018

    One day, we may look back at 2018 as the year that the TV industry, so long an imposing figure in the media landscape, began to topple. Of course, the signs have been visible for years – the rise of streaming services, the trend towards cord cutting – ...
  • MasterCard isn’t ruling out cryptocurrencies

    MasterCard isn’t ruling out cryptocurrencies

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 29 March 2018

    Global cashless transaction provider MasterCard isn’t ruling out working with cryptocurrencies at some point in the future. A number of central banks, including Sweden’s, have considered creating their own cryptocurrencies that mirror the benefits of ...
  • Amazon secures foothold in French grocery market with Monoprix deal

    Amazon secures foothold in French grocery market with Monoprix deal

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    Ecommerce titan Amazon has secured a major push into the French grocery market with a new agreement to deliver groceries from one of the country’s biggest supermarket chains. Monoprix, owned by Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, is in fierce competition with rivals ...
  • Electronic Arts’ latest player is an artificial intelligence

    Electronic Arts’ latest player is an artificial intelligence

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    One of the biggest challenges facing modern video game makers is providing challenging in-game opponents for players to duke it out with. Now, global gaming powerhouse Electronic Arts (EA) thinks its taken a big step forward, by creating a self-learning artificial ...
  • Netflix and Amazon making gains in Japanese SVOD market

    Netflix and Amazon making gains in Japanese SVOD market

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 27 March 2018

    The Japanese streaming video on demand (SVOD) space is heating up. Last year, total SVOD sales hit $1.7 billion – a 12.2% increase from the previous year – and big players Amazon and Netflix are increasing their share of the market. While local player ...
  • Tencent income almost doubles – but costly investments weigh on share price

    Tencent income almost doubles – but costly investments weigh on share price

    Ecommerce, Monday, 26 March 2018

    Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. reported quarterly earnings last week that easily beat expectations on net income. Nonetheless, the company announced that its commitment to costly investments would drag on its financials in the coming months. There is ...
  • YouTube to borrow Spotify tactic: “frustrate” some users with ads to sell streaming music subscriptions

    YouTube to borrow Spotify tactic: “frustrate” some users with ads to sell streaming music subscriptions

    Ecommerce, Friday, 23 March 2018

    Google’s YouTube is one of the most visited sites on the internet, with 1.5 billion users watching videos on its platform every month. Different users go there for different things, but there is one type of user that the company thinks is ready to pay for a ...
  • Amazon becomes second-largest company in the world by market cap

    Amazon becomes second-largest company in the world by market cap

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 22 March 2018

    If you’ve found yourself impressed by the number of new markets Ecommerce titan Amazon seems to be working towards, you are not alone. Investors’ interest in the company’s growing moves in areas as disparate as groceries, health insurance and ...
  • GrubHub looks to capitalize on economy of scale with Yelp partnership

    GrubHub looks to capitalize on economy of scale with Yelp partnership

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 22 March 2018

    Fast food order and delivery service GrubHub is looking to get an edge on competitors by expanding its delivery service alongside Yelp. The company has recently acquired Yelp’s Eat24 directory, and Yelp will garner an undisclosed cut of every order that ...
  • Alibaba bets on $4 billion investment to conquer Southeast Asia

    Alibaba bets on $4 billion investment to conquer Southeast Asia

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    Chinese Ecommerce titan Alibaba is doubling down on investments into Lazada Group SA and installing one of its own senior executives to lead the business. Alibaba is preparing for a heavily contested battle in Southeast Asia’s online retail space. Amazon has ...
  • “Spurned” Match moves to Bumble lawsuit

    “Spurned” Match moves to Bumble lawsuit

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    Online dating juggernaut Match Group, owner of Match.com, PlentyOfFish, and breakout romance app Tinder, is tired of playing nice. It’s been trying to woo Bumble – a female-centric dating app created by former Tinder employees – for a year. This ...
  • Facebook insistent: Cambridge Analytica fiasco not a breach

    Facebook insistent: Cambridge Analytica fiasco not a breach

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    This is the news: Cambridge Analytica, the data-analysis firm that helped Donald Trump win the 2016 election, broke Facebook’s rules when it bought information about 50 million profiles from a third-party. The third party in question is a university professor ...
  • Facebook bans Britain First – sends strong message over hate speech

    Facebook bans Britain First – sends strong message over hate speech

    Ecommerce, Monday, 19 March 2018

    Notorious hard-right fringe group Britain First shot into the limelight when President Trump “re-tweeted” one of their posts last year. But they’ll be struggling to get any more attention on social media, as Facebook, the world’s largest ...
  • Tencent’s media ambitions are on full display

    Tencent’s media ambitions are on full display

    Ecommerce, Monday, 19 March 2018

    Tencent is one of China’s “Big Three” internet companies, along with Baidu and Alibaba, meaning it has some very deep pockets. This month, the company decided to spend some of that hard won wealth with a new investment: a 27.64% stake in Chinese ...
  • Google joins Facebook and bans cryptocurrency ads

    Google joins Facebook and bans cryptocurrency ads

    Ecommerce, Friday, 16 March 2018

    Google’s parent company Alphabet has joined online competitor Facebook in banning adverts relating to cryptocurrencies on all of its platforms. As a result, cryptocurrency shares have been tumbling across the board. But Google’s ad revenue will likely ...
  • Amazon and Facebook set to become “major disruptive force” in fight for live sports rights

    Amazon and Facebook set to become “major disruptive force” in fight for live sports rights

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 15 March 2018

    Head of technology research at GBH Insights, Daniel Ives, released a note on Tuesday outlining his belief that Ecommerce giants Facebook an Amazon were set to become major players in the battle for sports rights. Ives says that the companies’ massive audiences ...
  • Facebook’s musical ambitions come into greater focus

    Facebook’s musical ambitions come into greater focus

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    We recently wrote about social media titan Facebook’s ambition to become a player in the streaming music industry, but this week, they’ve become clearer. Last week, the company signed its most recent deal with a major record label when Warner Music Group ...
  • Alibaba wants to see eSports at the Olympics

    Alibaba wants to see eSports at the Olympics

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    Chinese internet giant Alibaba is lending its voice to the growing demand for Olympic eSports. The Ecommerce giant is championing games that aren’t “violent or gory” for future inclusion. This would disqualify some of the biggest titles – ...
  • Amazon’s Alexa develops “funny” new skill

    Amazon’s Alexa develops “funny” new skill

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    “So my mom & I are just sitting in the living room, neither of us said a word & our Alexa lit up and laughed for no reason. She didn’t even say anything, just laughed.” So read a tweet on March 5. This was not, it turns out, an isolated ...
  • Facebook, YouTube, dominate U.S. social media scene

    Facebook, YouTube, dominate U.S. social media scene

    Ecommerce, Monday, 12 March 2018

    A new report from the Pew Research Center suggests that YouTube and Facebook are dominating U.S. social media usage. The report, Social Media Use in 2018, looks exclusively at the first few months of the year, and states that the social media landscape is ...
  • Netflix goes slow on virtual reality

    Netflix goes slow on virtual reality

    Ecommerce, Monday, 12 March 2018

    Back in 2015, Netflix was the first Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD) platform to adopt virtual reality (VR). The concept was simple: an app that transported users into a 360-degree-realised virtual room, where they could watch movies or TV shows on a (recreated) ...
  • Just Eat commits to increased spending: investors don’t like it, but we do

    Just Eat commits to increased spending: investors don’t like it, but we do

    Ecommerce, Friday, 09 March 2018

    Online food order and delivery service Just Eat reported full year figures for 2017 this week. They demonstrated a strong underlying business, coming in ahead of analysts’ expectations – but the stock price fell by 8.5% on the day. Why? Because the ...
  • Facebook blocks “Whites vs. Migrants” video from Hungarian MP

    Facebook blocks “Whites vs. Migrants” video from Hungarian MP

    Ecommerce, Friday, 09 March 2018

    Social media giant Facebook has been under pressure for the last 12 months to be more proactive when it comes to policing the content on its site. Driven by a spate of Russian political advertising which influenced the last U.S. electoral cycle, as well as ...
  • Grubhub takes aim at gender gap in March

    Grubhub takes aim at gender gap in March

    Ecommerce, Friday, 09 March 2018

    March is Women’s History Month, and online food order and delivery service Grubhub is using it to promote female led restaurants. The company has created a map that shows where these restaurants are, provided they are eligible for the company’s service. ...
  • Amazon uses charity to kill two birds with one stone: great PR, and a cunning expansion strategy

    Amazon uses charity to kill two birds with one stone: great PR, and a cunning expansion strategy

    Ecommerce, Thursday, 08 March 2018

    Put yourself in Jeff Bezos’ shoes: your Amazon Prime membership scheme is hugely successful. So successful, in fact, that almost all Americans who can afford to join (and like the idea) have done so! Great news – but where does growth come from now? ...
  • Amazon gets into the smart home market with doorbell startup

    Amazon gets into the smart home market with doorbell startup

    Ecommerce, Wednesday, 07 March 2018

    Amazon has agreed to buy connected home doorbell maker Ring Inc. The acquisition will cost about $1 billion, according to a person close to the matter, who has asked to not be named. It’s a powerful way for Amazon to push further into the home of consumers ...
  • Amazon: the world’s first $1 trillion company?

    Amazon: the world’s first $1 trillion company?

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 06 March 2018

    Amazon’s growth has been prodigious over the last 12 months, rising by almost 80%. This is just the latest in a growth story that spans decades, and if the company keeps it up it could be as little as a year away from passing a global milestone: becoming the ...
  • Marketing according to Mastercard

    Marketing according to Mastercard

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 06 March 2018

    Mastercard’s chief marketing officer, Raj Rajamannar, recently spoke to industry publication Campaign about the state of flux the profession is in. His take on the marketing world is undoubtedly interesting to people in that field, but it should be interesting ...
  • Alibaba wants control of China’s top takeaway app

    Alibaba wants control of China’s top takeaway app

    Ecommerce, Monday, 05 March 2018

    Chinese Ecommerce giant Alibaba is making a play for control of the country’s most popular takeaway app, Ele.me (translated: “hungry yet?”). According to an anonymous source, Alibaba wants to use the startup to “shore up its delivery ...