Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday made a move into potentially lucrative e-commerce by adding an option to buy products shown off in posts by selected brands. A new “checkout” button for instant purchasing was launched in the beta version of the app in the US with a limited number of businesses, according to the popular image-centric Read More →

Tse Sui Luen Jewellery (International) Ltd of Hong Kong said it is counting on a growing market in mainland China and the continued expansion of its e-commerce business to propel the company to further growth. The jeweller remained optimistic despite reporting a sluggish first-half performance ending in August 31, 2016. TSL’s sales turnover decreased by 11.6 Read More →

In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan and dropped the market into the palms of millions of previously marginalised people. The women of northern Chitral are among the unlikely profiteers of an e-commerce Read More →

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