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How a Harvard Dropout Created ‘Amazon of South Korea’

While it may sound like a story out of the movies or motivational books that many people read today, the story of Bom Kim who is the founder of Coupang, a $9 billion electronic commerce company has been inspiring through an through. Coupang has been described by many to be South Korea’s “Amazon”, an appellation that hasn’t been accorded to any other company; at least not yet. Coupang has been one of those companies that have had a history of disruption and reinvention which has helped make it...

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U.S. Cyber Monday Sales Hit Record with $9.4 Billion

Consumers in the United States made it again. The record for Cyber Monday was hit and it amounted to $9.4 billion spent or 18.9% year-over-year growth, according to preliminary data by Adobe Analytics.However, most of the buyers didn’t wait until Monday to start shopping since retailers started sales earlier in the month, just after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. As we have already reported Black Friday online consumers spent $7.4 billion.Among the winners of this holiday season are Best Buy,...

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Apple to Bring Mini LED Technology to iPad and MacBook by Late 2020

Apple Inc. has gained a strong foothold in the smartphone and computing industry through its high-quality products. Whether it be iPhone, iPad or the Mac, Apple has always put special attention to its display technology and invested billions of dollars over the course of the last few decades.Recently, popular Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated that the Cupertino-based tech giant will switch to mini-LED technology in the next one year. As reported by 9to5mac, Kuo predicts that Apple will bring...

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This Black Friday with $7.4B Sales Is the 2nd Largest Online Retail Sales Day in History

Online shoppers in the United States seem to have made a new name for themselves as the last Black Friday event produced the second-largest sales in history next to last year’s Cyber Monday. Sources indicate that while the Black Friday Sales have been the biggest so far, “small business Saturday” has also gone up by 18% as against last years’ figures reaching $3 billion while Black Friday sales reached about $7.4 billion. But let’s not forget about the last year’s Cyber Monday sales that were...

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Use This Method to Shop on Amazon’s Cyber Monday with Bitcoin and Get up to 33% Discount

Two of the biggest shopping events in the world are Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On both days, merchants and retailers considerably crash their prices so much that it causes such a frenzy among shoppers. In many cases, people wait till any of these days to make purchases they could have made at other times in the year, taking advantage of significant price slashes – sometimes up to 90% on selected items with selected retailers. As Amazon’s Cyber Monday begins and people begin to shop,...

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Black Friday Crypto Rambling: Buy Stuff Cheaper with Crypto

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving y’all. Be thankful for your life, your family and, hopefully, your wallets. Hope you had a nice dinner and it prepared you for the Christmas holidays.  However, today is Black Friday and even though it should remind us on the awful things done to the slaves in the U.S. back in time, it should remind us that, except this should never happen again, we could use this date to do something good – for someone, or for us (‘cause you have to love yourself,...

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Astralis Group to Go for First Global E-sports Initial Public Offering

In a history-making move, popular e-sports team Astralis Group is aiming for the first e-sports initial public offering. Sources indicate that the Denmark-based top e-sports gaming company is aiming to conquer the e-sports market which currently worth about $1.1 billion. Sources also further indicate that the IPO based on the prospectus is set to raise between 125 to 150 Danish Kroner which is about $18 million to $22 million. The listing is scheduled for December 9 and it is said to take...

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Jeff Bezos Is Again the Richest Man as He Overtakes Bill Gates Thanks to Holiday Shopping

Jeff Bezos has unexpectedly become the world’s richest man again. This occurred largely due to a significant increase in U.S. online sales which has risen by 15.8 % as opposed to last year. Online retailers have made sales of about $50.1 billion this month alone so far. This, of course, has been reflected in the rising prices in Amazon stock which stands at $1,818.51 per share which indicates a rise of about 1.20% in the past twenty-four hours. Amazon’s stock has rebounded largely in part to...

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Despite Current Flat Stocks Trading, 2020 will See ‘Great Rotation’, Says JP Morgan

On Monday, the stock market reached new highs: the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 190.85 points (or 0.68%) and achieved 28,066.47 by the end of the day, the Nasdaq Composite increased by 1.32% up to 8,632.49, while S&P 500 gained 0.8%. The biggest gains have been made by technology and health care companies. Such companies as Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Intel, Alibaba, Tesla, Disney, and more have enjoyed growth in stocks. For example, Intel rose 2%, Amazon gained 1.61%, Gilead Sciences...

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UK Labour Leader Calls Jeff Bezos to Pay Taxes after his $98.5 Million Donation

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest man, has been criticized once again for not doing enough with tax payments. The CEO announced a $98.5 million donation to 32 different organizations in an effort to tackle homelessness and also improve the quality of education in low-income communities, as part of his Bezos Day One Fund. Even though Bezos has also been criticized for also not doing enough with philanthropy, this recent donation didn’t do much to calm one of his most outspoken...

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