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Why Both Apple and Amazon Win in Newest Deal

Apple has made a deal with Amazon to sell Apple’s range of products including the new iPhone XR, iPhone XS / XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4, and iPad…

USA: Online Smartphone Sales Remain Strong at 13% of Total Sales in Q2 2018; Prime Exclusives by Amazon Drive Sales

Apple iPhones remain the most popular models across both online and offline channels. San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing,…

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Analysis of the winners of the 2018 China “618” mobile phone e-commerce market and 10 major trends

JD + Tmall e-commerce platforms make up 80% of the mobile phone e-commerce market; Competition between Huawei and Xiaomi ends in stalemate.    New…

Smart Speakers from Amazon, Baidu, Xiaomi

A New Leap Forward for China’s Smart Speaker Market

Ever since the launch of Amazon Echo in 2014, smart speakers have become an increasingly popular device among consumers. With AI and voice…

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E-commerce Contribution to Smartphone Shipments Reached a Record 38% in Q1 2018

Among e-commerce platforms, Flipkart leads the market with 54% share, Mi.com climbed to 14% share while Amazon dominated the premium smartphone…

Amazon Leads the Online Smartphone Sales Channel in the US in Q1 2018

Online smartphone sales grew to 12% of all smartphones sold in the US in Q1 2018, up from 9% a year ago. Carriers’ online portals captured a combined…

China’s Mobile E-Commerce Market Overview and Predictions : April 2018

JD secured over 50% market share, Honor and Xiaomi took a lead by sales volume.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos…

WWDC 2017 : Powerful New Hardware, Augmented Reality and Machine Learning

Apple's annual WWDC 2017 kicked off today in San Jose, California. Apple’s annual WWDC 2017 conference was centred on getting its legions of…

Amazon Echo Look: playing a longer game

Amazon is introducing a new variant of the Echo voice assistant, Echo Look. It is currently available only by invitation at a cost of $199. It is…

Two in Three mobile users plan to upgrade to a new phone within the next twelve months

Indian Mobile Consumer Survey: Mobile phone replacement cycles are shortening with the advent of 4G networks, Jio the most preferred operator while…

Amazon & Social ‘e’nfluence

The ecommerce battles are rising with Amazon being at the forefront of the landscape but many regional competitors  (Flipkart in India, Lazada in…

Despite Recession, Brazil LTE Smartphones Grew 53% Annually in 2016

Samsung captured almost half of the total smartphone market, whereas Claro led the operator channels in terms of smartphones shipped. Lenovo and…

In-Car Advertisement: Changing Landscape

The opportunity and the opportunist Ride hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Didi Chuxing are changing the commuting landscape. An average American…

helloPay: A Vertical Integration Strategy for Lazada

Lazada Group is the pioneer of Southeast Asian eCommerce ecosystem. It operates out of its own online shopping website as well as hosting a…

Alibaba: Strong became Stronger

Alibaba posted strong quarterly results(Q3 2015) with 28% annual growth to reach 713 Bn yuan in GMV. Despite the chinese economic slow down, Alibaba…

Is China’s economic slowdown Affecting Alibaba?

China’s economic growth is marginally slowing down, as per China’s National Bureau of Statistic accumulated GDP growth slowed down 9.4% growth rate…

“Monthly Active User” Metric is Dead

Change is the Only Constant Social Media companies are mutating where their business models are rapidly changing from platform driven to ecosystem…

Time to go Vertical? Alibaba Vs Amazon

Alibaba is continuously growing at a significant pace; over 45% YoY for last several quarters. Mobile Monthly Active Users (MAUs) is growing faster…