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Friday, 31 October 2014

China's online shoppers more mobile than they look

Upwardly mobile

Alibaba sold $37 bln of goods via handsets in 2013. That suggests the market is 60 pct larger than estimated by go-to data provider iResearch. Tech metrics are always slippery. But if mobile commerce really quadrupled in 2013, prospects for internet players are due a rethink.



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