Chinese e-commerce and fintech digest 02/09

E-commerce

5 things we can learn from China’s e-commerce explosion. China’s e-commerce market continues to see high double-digit growth year on year. 5 key trends: E-commerce shopping festivals, Consumption upgrade, New retail: online and offline are merging, Digital payment, From online platform to media platform. https://medium.com/world-economic-forum/5-things-we-can-learn-from-chinas-e-commerce-explosion-848c17c0ac09

Fintech

China wants to stamp out cryptocurrency trading completely. Offshore platforms targeted after recent efforts to shut down domestic exchanges failed to eradicate trading http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/2132009/china-stamp-out-cryptocurrency-trading-completely-ban

Alibaba plows $146m into online grocer BigBasket (India)

https://in.reuters.com/article/alibaba-bigbasket/alibaba-deepens-india-push-with-bigbasket-investment-idINKBN1FM0U8

Chinese sellers

Cifnews Amazon package course for beginners: registration and store launch, products and marketing http://www.cifnews.com/yuke/detail/24?origin=pc_sb01

Chinese sellers: e-commerce trends in 2018. Where to check: Google Trends, Google Correlate, Google Shopping Insights, Google Patents. Trending products to sell: windbreakers, kimono, teak wood, scratchmap etc.

http://www.cifnews.com/article/32674