Digitalization is transforming our consumer behavior. Personalized advertising and 24-hour service is boosting spending in the e-commerce sector. But it also allows consumers to make more sustainable spending choices.
Paris and Washington have agreed to extend negotiations on disputes over a French digital tax to the end of 2020, postponing Trump's threat of sanctions. The two presidents have agreed to avoid a trade war.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's foray into Indian e-commerce with an online shopping platform called JioMart is expected to take on the likes of giants such as Amazon and Flipkart in the fast expanding sector.
Online shopping is an increasingly popular option in rural Africa for those who wish to avoid a very long trip to the nearest store. The e-commerce sector has great potential in Africa but has many hurdles to overcome.
China's annual online shopping blitz is expected to break sales records despite the country's slowing economy. Organizer Alibaba says sales in the first hour were up 32% on last year's early haul.
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