Inaugurating the e-WTP with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma says the trading platform will ensure "Africa can compete with Europe and America."
Nollywood, the affectionate nickname for Nigeria’s film industry, is increasingly grabbing the attention, and financing, of global entertainment brands as it produces hundreds of films and TV episodes each month.
Amazon said its investment in faster shipping was starting to pay off, with revenue rising 20% to $63.4 billion in the second quarter ended in June.
Social media giant hopes to offer unbanked consumers access to financial services for the first time but consumer privacy concerns or regulatory barriers may present significant hurdles.
The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in 2017 vowing to act against countries with which Washington has a large trade deficit.
Speaking at economic forum alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin calls for deep reform, claiming that trust in US dollar has been on decline.
Amazon said it would close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals.
Despite investors' expectations of robust sales, big department stores reported disappointing sales figures for the holiday season, sending their share values tumbling.
Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the Thanksgiving holiday season and is crucial to the US economy. But now it's more than just a day. It is now a lucrative event both in store and online for retailers around the globe.
As millions make the most of bargains, spending billions of dollars in just one day, here’s a quick look at the monster sale day that retailers and customers wait the whole year for.
The spending binge has for years eclipsed Cyber Monday in the US for online purchases made on a single day. China's day is on November 11, or 'Singles' Day' since it's 11/11.
The company's Turkey branch said in a statement on Wednesday that it would offer products across 15 categories for Turkish customers on its new website.
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