Archive for Tag: retail

FUTURE OF GLOBAL TRADE: CONNECTING THE WORLD THROUGH ECOMMERCE

Cross-border e-commerce has established a free and open, universal and inclusive global trade platform, on which millions upon millions consumers can buy worldwide while small and medium-sized enterprises can sell worldwide, truly realizing global connection and linkage. Through cross-border e-commerce big data from Alibaba’s platforms, the 2016 China...

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FILLING THE GAP: HOW TECHNOLOGY ENABLES ACCESS TO FINANCE FOR SMEs

This report examines how online business lending may significantly improve the access of small- and medium-sized enterprises to financing – the number one barrier to growth for SMEs around the globe. By leveraging new business methods and targeted data analysis of past transactions, social interaction data, and back-end...

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