Business

JD.com racks up $38B in sales in annual online shopping fest

JD.com's annual "618" online shopping extravaganza racked up a total of 269.2 billion yuan ($38 billion) worth of transactions, as consumers splurged during China's first major e-commerce sale since the pandemic began.

Business

Private, online and hi-tech: the coronavirus economy

The coronavirus pandemic has sent stock markets into freefall and industries to the wall, however many firms enabling more private, online and tech-based living are emerging as potential winners.

Business

Amazon faces new role in virus crisis: lifeline

Amazon is finding itself in a new role in the coronavirus crisis as hunkered-down consumers increasingly turn to the tech giant for anything from toilet tissue to streaming television.

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