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...Read More
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...Read More
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 $17.8 billion for Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall. Th...Read More
Global ecommerce leaders are winning in China by revisiting their early “hands-off” strategies in favor of a more direct approach that includes a growing number of key players. Instead of just prioritizing growing sales, winners are stepping back...Read More
Now that a busy spring commerce conference season has come to an end, it is time to take stock of the lessons learned at some of the top stops for the Ecommerce community; gatherings which included GELF NYC ’17, Shoptalk, PB’s (R)Evolut...Read More
The continued growth of ecommerce in Mexico was one of the highlights of GELF LATAM 2019. Multiple GELF speakers spoke abo...
China continues to provide global ecommerce leaders with case studies and emerging best practices about how to connect with consumers during and after the COVID-19 crisis. As the first country to push beyond the depths of the crisis and re-open for business post-quarantine, China offers luxury brands insight for how they can help offset stalled [&h...Read More
Great overview of an article in The Information ($) 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...Read More
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 ...Read More
GELF’s China research study found that WeChat is the top focus among retail brands exploring their next platform initiative in China. If you’re interested in learning more about how the future of retail is lurking beneath the depths of W...Read More
At GELF LA 2020, the popular morning breakout session on International Shipping covered many topics, including demand for ...