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  • Etsy, eBay and Alibaba eschew Amazon-style geoblock

    Etsy, eBay and Alibaba remain critical of the government’s model for GST collection on low-value imported goods but have indicated that at this stage they don’t intend to follow in Amazon’s footsteps and implement a geoblocking system.

  • Alibaba's Singles Day smashes online shopping records

    It was always going to be big, but the day-long "Singles Day" promotion on Chinese online shopping site Alibaba on Wednesday smashed previous records, with millions of people participating and $US14.3 billion worth of goods sold.

  • Online retail sales lag in June

    Online retail sales lagged slightly in the 12 months to June 2013, according to the NAB online retail sales index, recording the weakest growth rate in the history of the index.