A Glimpse of the Future of Online Shopping

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This week: The Global E-Commerce Landscape: How Emerging Markets Will Transform the Future of Online Shopping, Mindfulness In Nature Deep Water Bay and The Mobile Banking Competitive Edge Report: How Banks Rank On Offering the Features Consumers Say Are Critical For Choosing a Bank

Sneaking in a quick GFA pulse newsletter just before the official kick off our of Cross Border Summit here in Shenzhen, China. Wish me luck for my welcome speech. We will be launching some amazing things.

Welcome to GFA Pulse #169

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Business News From Around Asia

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How Emerging Markets Will Transform the Future of Online Shopping
This report compiles several e-commerce snapshots, which together highlight the most notable emerging markets in various regions. Each provides an overview of the e-commerce industry in a particular country, discusses influential retailers, and provides insights into the opportunities and challenges for that specific domestic industry.

Mindfulness In Nature Deep Water Bay
Mindfulness of the ebb and flow of nature is the key to a life where leisure is a state of being. Being among jewel-green hills, immersed in deep culture, existing in perfect harmony, is a form of luxury. Compared with traditional hill-top mansion environments, Hong Kong Island South’s Deep Water Bay is alive with clarity and unpretentious luxury.

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How Banks Rank On Offering the Features Consumers Say Are Critical For Choosing a Bank
This study uses exclusive data from the BI Insiders Panel (BIIP), an exclusive online community of 17,000 of our readers from all over the world. Designed to be a leading-edge indicator of what’s next in digital, BIIP members tend to be affluent, tech-savvy early adopters. This means that the BIIP community is an especially sensitive indicator of what consumers will buy and adopt, as well as what behaviors, devices, and platforms will be the winners in digital disruption. 

China Launches Website To Report Foreign Spies, Corrupt Officials

The website, 12339.gov.cn, launched by the Ministry of National Security on Sunday, also urges anyone to report attempts by Chinese nationals or foreigners to bribe state or military officials, instigate armed riots or incite ethnic separatism.

From the Global From Asia Media Desk

This week’s podcast

This week we are talking Instagram! We are lucky to have a true guru on the show – Zach Benson, who has built businesses off of it and worked with major brands. We were surprised on some of the insider hacks and tricks he shares with us and recommend you get out a pen and paper. Enjoy!

As time goes by, people change, technology continuously develops, certain products get outdated, and so on. A good seller knows how to catch up and cope with these changes. Today, if you’re a seller who hasn’t ventured into online selling, then you could be missing a lot of opportunities. If you haven’t taken that step out of your traditional selling comfort zone because you simply don’t know where to start, then read on.

Are you a marketer trying to get information about Wechat marketing? This event is for you! Hosted by a top Wechat English blog founder Matt Brennan from China Channel! Learn at an in-person event with less than 10 seats available. Get the attention and time you need to master Wechat with an expert! Join us this coming Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

Wechat Training Intense Seminar

Factory Visit Services are a cost-effective way to manage a source you’ve selected at a cost less than travel expenses from North America to Asia. This service includes a video call before, during, and after the visit, as well as a detailed audit report with photographs. Lone Star has a template for the audit report and also includes a section that is determined by you.

Factory Check By an Experienced American Manufacturing Engineer

Earn satisfactory pay with flexible hours while working remotely at InvoMart, a rising digital education platform, home to exclusive online courses and a practical window to the real business & professional world for students.
Forest Zhang is the founder and CEO of Forest Shipping International Ltd. Her company was built in 2010 and their main business is to provide the shipping storage to Amazon FBA sellers. Their job is to pick up the products from supplier and deliver to their warehouse and do the labeling, then will ship to their customer’s assigned warehouse.

How Amazon FBA Prep From China Works with Forest Zhang

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