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by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

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by Paul Shetler and Marcelo Silva Less well-known than their Silicon Valley counterparts, China’s digital disruptors are no less ambitious. To help businesses better understand the size of the opportunity, Which-50 is publishing the China Digital Playbook, an ongoing series authored by digital transformation experts Marcelo Silva and Paul Shetler.

In the days leading up to Alibaba’s enormous Double 11 sale, more widely known as Singles’ Day, vitamin business Blackmores took out a giant ad in Times Square to promote “Australia’s most trusted brand.” The ASX-listed company doesn’t sell its products in the United States but used the premium New

Alibaba 11.11 2017

Alibaba isn’t slowing down. The Chinese ecommerce giant smashed its own sales record overnight, processing US$25.3 billion of gross merchandise volume during its annual 11.11 sale, also known as Singles’ Day. The world’s largest online shopping event grew 39 per cent, surpassing last year’s total of $17.8 billion shortly after

Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group

It’s estimated Amazon’s Prime Day generated $1 billion revenue this year. The question now is, can Jack Ma’s ecommerce giant do that every hour for 24 hours? Now in its 9th year, Singles’ Day, also known as “Double 11”, is already the world’s largest online shopping event and it’s set

Alibaba Group

Alibaba’s revenues increased 61 per cent to US$8.3 billion last quarter, making it the company’s fastest growing quarter since the its 2014 IPO. The Chinese ecommerce giant reported net income of US$2.6 billion, as both revenue and earnings surpassed estimates for the quarter ended September 30. In its results released

Gartner has identified the top 10 digital disruptors in the Asia Pacific region. Lesser known than their Silicon Valley counterparts and rapidly expanding, Australian business leaders ought to familiarise themselves with these companies. “Ignoring them is not an option,” warned CK Lu, research director at Gartner, who presented the list

Alibaba is expecting 140,000 brands to participate in its giant 11.11 sale this year. Held annually on the 11th of November, Singles’ Day is the world’s largest online shopping event. Last year 100,000 merchants participated in Alibaba’s 24-hour sale and its ecommerce platforms processed almost US$17.8 billion. In 2016 Australia

Alibaba Group

Alibaba plans to invest more than US$15 billion in research and development over the next three years as part of a new global research program called the Alibaba DAMO Academy. The DAMO Academy — which stands for the Academy for Discovery, Adventure, Momentum and Outlook — will be led by

small business

Alibaba Group says it will host an E-Commerce Expo to place a spotlight on cross-border export opportunities for Australian small businesses and connect aspirational buyers and sellers who are looking to expand into China. To be held in Melbourne from 13 –14 October 2017, the Alibaba Ecommerce Expo is expected to attract up