Tag: DIGITAL

How secure is your payment information with 3rd parties?

How secure is your payment information with 3rd parties?

Recently I got an email reminder to extend my premium account with Spotify, this was in fact updating my payment data also. First, I received an email to tell me to update this, for me this immediately raised the question was this “fishing”? However, by looking at it, it was not and could login through a link to update my payment data. By clicking on a link, it got me to my payment information;

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China the growing E-Commerce engine

China the growing E-Commerce engine

In 2016, China will surpass the US to become the world’s largest retail e-commerce market, with sales expected to top $899.09 billion this year, representing almost half (47.0%) of digital retail sales worldwide.

China’s population is more than 1.3 billion, with a middle class of 200 million strong and growing. There are 688 million internet users and 413 million online shoppers. China’s e-retail market is estimated to grow to $1.5 trillion by 2020 and the share of online sales is set to increase to over 15% by 2017. As China’s growth continues, the conditions for the e-commerce are only improving.

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