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  1. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Tencent, Warner Music Group strike landmark deal

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 05:49am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... and Weixin have a combined 468 million users. Online retailer JD.com can sell the artists' merchandise. The other major music industry deal on the mainland was made in 2011 by Baidu, ...

  2. News - World - INTERNET

    The YouTube children who are the power brokers of toy sales

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... and "awesome". Her trademark: reviewing mystery toy bags that are sold at places like Toys 'R' Us. Julie Krueger, industry director of retail at Google, which owns YouTube, says the channels ...

  3. News - World - INTERNET

    Snapchat blames photo leaks on third-party apps

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:38am by Reuters

    ... customers remained safe. Security professionals said they were not surprised to learn that yet another major retailer was reporting a breach, adding they believed many big merchants did not have ...

  4. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    Chinese traders sell cocaine, meth and fake identities in ‘deep web’ markets

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:45pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of illicit goods have taken to prevent prosecution. Smuggled cigarettes and fake ID cards have been traded for years on traditional online retail sites under code names. So called “bath salts”, synthetic stimulants, can be found for sale on many Chinese retail websites. Federal agents in the US busted the largest known case of "bath salts" imports from China in 2011. Over ...

  5. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Online liquor store Jiuxian lands 300m yuan investment

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 06:37pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com China’s largest online alcohol retailer Jiuxian announced it had received a 300 million yuan (HK$377.9 million) equity investment from several ... to the Beijing-based retailer’s sixth round of financing, according to Tech in Asia. Jiuxian has raised almost 1 billion yuan in financing since 2011, including from Sequoia Capital, which also invests ...

  6. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Success of the mobile web on mainland proves a boon for brands

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... brand on social media, more than double the global average of 37 per cent. Ninety-three per cent of respondents said they followed brands or retailers on social media, compared with 49 per cent ...

  7. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    EBay sales get holiday boost from mobile push

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in March 2008, when he succeeded Meg Whitman. The company has been pushing to generate more revenue from consumers shopping on tablets and smartphones, and from retailers that use eBay to sell ...

  8. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Rise in cybercrime poses risk for smaller Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Theft of customer credit card data at US retailers last month highlights the need to remain vigilant against internet threats,says security expert Rise ... decorations than on cybersecurity." His latest warning about the need for broader vigilance against threats to network security followed the recent massive cyberattacks that hit large retailers ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERNET

    IFC Mall eyes share of web shopping bonanza by launching internet site

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Sandy Li

    ... a source. Rents at IFC Mall, which has high-end tenants such as luxury brands Gucci and Bally, have risen to as much as HK$1,200 per sq ft a month. That was the price French accessories retailer ... billion yuan (HK$165 billion) this year from last year. And management consultancy McKinsey forecasts China will overtake the United States as the world's largest online retail economy next ...

  10. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Singles' Day discounts prompt online shoppers to spend 30 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:30am by Chris Luo, Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... Chris Luo and Celine Sun Singles' Day a jackpot for mainland online The mainland's online shoppers set another record yesterday as major retailing websites offered massive discounts on Singles' Day. Taobao and Tmall, the two main online retailing platforms of Alibaba Group, smashed last year's combined record of 19.1 billion yuan (HK$24.17 billion) sales ...




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