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Cyber Monday: Is it a shopping spree or a shopping addiction?
Health

Cyber Monday: Is it a shopping spree or a shopping addiction?

There is a thin line between what you need and what you want. If you don’t watch out, online shopping could become a habit that wrecks your finances.

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 bn in first nine hours; over 500 mn users likely to participate in shopping festival this year
Business

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 bn in first nine hours; over 500 mn users likely to participate in shopping festival this year

Alibaba netted sales worth $30 billion on its platforms on Singles’ Day last year, dwarfing the $7.9 billion US online sales for Cyber Monday.

Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion in sales but growth rate was at its slowest
News & Analysis

Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion in sales but growth rate was at its slowest

Alibaba Singles' Day event's annual growth has reportedly dropped to its slowest-ever rate.

Alibaba generates $10 Billion GMV within an hour of is 11.11 Single's Day sale
News & Analysis

Alibaba generates $10 Billion GMV within an hour of is 11.11 Single's Day sale

Alibaba also hosted the countdown to the official launch gala on its video streaming platform Youku.

Amazon Prime Day sale: Smart speakers, TVs, Kleenex were the top-selling products
News & Analysis

Amazon Prime Day sale: Smart speakers, TVs, Kleenex were the top-selling products

Other top-selling products around the world included table salt in India.

E-commerce Cloud: Why startups must innovate online storefronts to woo shoppers
Business

E-commerce Cloud: Why startups must innovate online storefronts to woo shoppers

Many companies are still using traditional dedicated server hosting and networking solutions for the scale, security and management of their websites, and web applications.

E-commerce growth: Why cloud technology is a one-stop solution for a startup’s infrastructure needs
Business

E-commerce growth: Why cloud technology is a one-stop solution for a startup’s infrastructure needs

Startups have the opportunity to learn from these mistakes, and pursue a different path with regards to the underlying infrastructure of their online storefronts

Internet businesses including Reddit and Twitter urge FCC to scrap plans of rolling back net neutrality rules
News & Analysis

Internet businesses including Reddit and Twitter urge FCC to scrap plans of rolling back net neutrality rules

Ajit Pai, appointed by President Donald Trump in January, unveiled plans last week to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open internet.

Shoppers in the US browse through stores but save up to buy online as Black Friday deals begin
News & Analysis

Shoppers in the US browse through stores but save up to buy online as Black Friday deals begin

Black Friday online sales totalled at least $3.54 billion by 8 p.m. EST (0100 Saturday GMT), up 15.6 percent from a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics.

China's Alibaba Singles’ Day sale breaks its own world record; hits $25.4 billion in a single day
News & Analysis

China's Alibaba Singles’ Day sale breaks its own world record; hits $25.4 billion in a single day

Alibaba also said it had turned 100,000 physical shops around China into “smart stores” for this year’s event.

Cyber Monday sales set to surpass initial expectations; expected to hit record $3.39 billion
News & Analysis

Cyber Monday sales set to surpass initial expectations; expected to hit record $3.39 billion

U.S. online sales gained momentum on Cyber Monday and are set to surpass initial expectations by hitting a record $3.39 billion as consumers snapped up deals on the busiest day of the year for internet shopping.

Cyber Monday security tips from IBM are effective safety measures during online shopping festivals
News & Analysis

Cyber Monday security tips from IBM are effective safety measures during online shopping festivals

The increased volume in transactions means that consumers have to be extra alert for malicious activity that spikes during the sales.

Alibaba posted a record $17.73 billion worth of sales on Singles' Day but saw growth slow
News & Analysis

Alibaba posted a record $17.73 billion worth of sales on Singles' Day but saw growth slow

The gala shopping day from Alibaba saw growth slow as Chinese shoppers searched for deeper discounts and lower pricetags

Amazon Global Store with limited catalogue is useless in its current state
News & Analysis

Amazon Global Store with limited catalogue is useless in its current state

Amazon India recently launched "Amazon Global Store" in India after China and Mexico. Amazon global store allows the users to buy products that are not available in India and are available on Amazon in other countries.

Cyber Monday sales start slow as early discounts hurt
News & Analysis

Cyber Monday sales start slow as early discounts hurt

U.S. online sales grew a smaller than expected 8 percent on Cyber Monday after web promotions before and during the Thanksgiving weekend robbed business from what has traditionally been the busiest day of the year for Internet shopping.

Did smarter shopping, more cautious consumers kill Black Friday?
Business

Did smarter shopping, more cautious consumers kill Black Friday?

Shopping at Walmart stores across the United States reached a fever pitch at 6 pm Thanksgiving Day, when employees across the United States ripped the plastic off doorbuster displays of heavily discounted merchandise.

Early start hurts Black Friday sales, Cyber Monday hits record
News & Analysis

Early start hurts Black Friday sales, Cyber Monday hits record

US retailers rolled out holiday promotions earlier in November this year, denting sales growth over the Thanksgiving weekend...

Amazon's Prime Air drones: The Internet is already mocking it
Tech

Amazon's Prime Air drones: The Internet is already mocking it

While Amazon and Bezos are talking about a futuristic form of delivery, the Internet is already mocking Amazon's idea of delivery from drones.

Amazon's Prime Air drones: The Internet is already mocking it
News & Analysis

Amazon's Prime Air drones: The Internet is already mocking it

While Amazon and Bezos are talking about a futuristic form of delivery, the Internet is already mocking Amazon's idea of delivery from drones.