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  • Global E-Commerce Tech Talk (GETT) Podcast Episodes

    This spring the Global Ecommerce Leaders Forum (GELF) has launched GELF’s TechTalks, a series of programming that includes podcasts and webcasts/webinars. Check out our podcast – Global E-Commerce Tech Talks (GETT). If you’re a global ecommer...

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  • What Can We Learn as China’s Ecommerce Rebounds from COVID-19?

    At recent GELF events, we’ve detailed why we consider China the “Headwaters of Digital Retail Innovation.”  As the world grapples with the immediate impacts of COVID-19, what can be learned from China’s ecommerce leaders as C...

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  • Looking Beyond Tmall for China 2.0 Ecommerce Growth

    A market that really matters requires more than one major player. No surprise then that China 2.0 ecommerce strategies now expand beyond Alibaba and Tmall to include JD.com, WeChat, and retail brands’ own D2C sites. Single’s Day Boom Unde...

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  • US Brands Double Down on Singles Day 2017

    Great article by Internet Retailer about how US retail brands got ready for Singles Day this year. Why all the fuss about Singles’s Day? According to IR, sales on Nov. 11 last year hit $17.8 billion for Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall. Th...

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  • Scaling on Tmall and Beyond: How Online Retailers and Brands Are Winning in China

    Global ecommerce leaders are winning in China by revisiting their early “hands-off” strategies in favor of a more direct approach that includes a growing number of key players. Instead of just prioritizing growing sales, winners are stepping back...

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  • Ecommerce in Mexico’s Dramatic Growth Continues

    The continued growth of ecommerce in Mexico was one of the highlights of GELF LATAM 2019. Multiple GELF speakers spoke abo...

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    Global E-Commerce Tech Talk (GETT) Podcast Episodes

    This spring the Global Ecommerce Leaders Forum (GELF) has launched GELF’s TechTalks, a series of programming that includes podcasts and webcasts/webinars. Check out our podcast – Global E-Commerce Tech Talks (GETT). If you’re a global ecommerce leader at a direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail brand, don’t be shy about reaching out and getting ...

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  • What’s Selling as China Comes Back Online?

    As the world looks to China for hints about how economies will rebound as businesses re-open following COVID-19 lockdowns, we’ll be featuring interesting, data-rich articles like this one from Technode. The data highlighted by author Jacob Cook...

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  • Why Alibaba Holds the Key to a Global Recovery from COVID-19

    Great overview of an article in The Information ($) by Hendrick Laubscher, one of GELF’s favorite global ecommerce thought leaders. A recovery in Chinese consumption will be crucial, not only to China but also to other countries that are now gr...

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  • The “3.0 Digital Trade Era” Dawns as China Ecommerce Grows

    Interesting take on the role of China ecommerce growth in the evolution of global trade in this article by ECNS.cn. On Monday, economies related to the Belt and Road Vision jointly issued a digital economy international cooperation initiative during ...

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  • Fast Shipping: A Luxury Lost as COVID-19 Redefines Expectations?

    At GELF LA 2020, the popular morning breakout session on International Shipping covered many topics, including demand for ...

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