Here’s a bunch of the freshest news from eCommerce (& not only) world.

The Alipay phenomenon and how it works

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

China’s biggest mobile payment platform with 622 M users detronized cash in China. Alipay handled more than half of the country’s $15.5tn payments market.

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Most millennials still prefer stores to online shopping – but they want more mobile in-store and better click and collect

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

80% of people went shopping as a day trip in the last month, with 50% of those going in the last week, while 74% still prefer physical stores compared to just 26% preferring online shopping, with 36% preferring shopping malls. A bunch of useful stats from Internet Retailing.

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Magento Commerce named a leader in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for digital commerce

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

Once again, Gartner named Magento Commerce a leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce Report.
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Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

Microsoft will acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. GitHub will retain its developer-first ethos and will operate independently to provide an open platform for all developers in all industries.  Read more >>

Can this man help Uber recover from the Travis Kalanick era?

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

A bit of a departure from eCommerce but this article from Wired might also interest you. Can CEO Dara Khosrowshahi reform Silicon Valley’s most audacious company – Uber?

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Pimcore recognized as “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

Pimcore has been named in Gartner’s prestigious, “Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce” 2018 report.
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9 amazing PWA secrets

Divante eCommerce News - Week 24

There’s no doubt that PWA’s are growing in popularity. Here’s a short guide on how to create your own PWA app.
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