WCCFTech: Alibaba Earnings Preview- Is the Market Still Gaga for $BABA?

Alibaba Earnings Preview- Is The Market is Still Gaga for $BABA? Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is one of the more resilient companies in China. Despite, on paper, the company being a prime candidate for exposure to the trade war, for the last few quarters it continues to post solid returns for investors. However, when Alibaba reports earnings on Feb 13 in New York all its key metrics are likely to soften -… more

WPIC Appoints E-commerce Veteran Yasuhiro Koma as Head of Japan

WPIC Appoints E-commerce Veteran Yasuhiro Koma as Head of Japan WPIC Marketing + Technologies is pleased to announce that Yasuhiro Koma has joined the world’s leading APAC e-commerce consultancy as head of Japan operations. A member of the firm’s executive leadership team, Yasuhiro oversees e-commerce operations for the organization’s growing client roster in the Japanese market and will work o… more

Canadian omnichannel technology and e-commerce solutions-provider WPIC Marketing + Technologies establishes Japanese subsidiary

Canadian omnichannel technology and e-commerce solutions-provider WPIC Marketing + Technologies establishes Japanese subsidiary Leveraging the strengths of its Western leadership and Asian operations, Canadian consultancy WPIC Marketing + Technologies facilitates the generation of online revenue for global brands in China and Japan through data analysis, e-commerce solutions and essen… more

WPIC Open House – North American HQ in Vancouver, BC

WPIC Open House - North American HQ in Vancouver, BC As the new decade kicks off and Asia’s economic importance continues to soar, WPIC Marketing + Technologies will be hosting an open house at its North American headquarters to discuss the latest news and trends from China’s business landscape. The event is an opportunity for thought leaders, elected officials and industry experts to learn… more

WPIC CEO Jacob Cooke speaks with Bloomberg Television

WPIC Co-founder and CEO, Jacob Cooke, returns to Bloomberg Markets: China Open to speak with Selena Wang and David Ingles about the year ahead in China's dynamic e-commerce space. Check the video here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2019-12-27/how-are-u-s-china-trade-talks-affecting-e-commerce-giants-video This interview initially aired on December 27, 2019.… more

PEI Guardian: Nova Scotia’s big plans for Chinese trade not changing amid diplomatic tensions

Brett Bundale was invited by the Canada China Business Council to take part in a one-week media fellowship in China from Nov. 23 to 30. She travelled to Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta area, and met with local businesses, consumers, students and trade experts. This is the first in a series of stories that will focus on the growing trade relationship between Atlantic Canada and China.  … more

Business in Vancouver: Canadian brands dodge flak in Huawei conflict

By Chuck Chiang Despite the deep-freeze in Canada-China relations due to last December’s arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou, fears that Chinese consumers may turn on Canadian brands appear to have been largely a false alarm. That’s the assessment of a Metro Vancouver executive from one of the major non-Chinese players in China’s e-commerce and data analytics sector, afte… more

TechNode: Pinduoduo’s growth, by the numbers

Pinduoduo’s growth, by the numbers   By: Sally Zhang Sally Zhang is a Certified Lecturer at Alibaba’s Taobao University. In that role, which is not compensated, she teaches International Brand Communication in professional management classes across Asia and Australia. Her employer, WPIC, is an approved partner of Tmall and Pinduoduo. The organization has been approved by vario… more

CNBC: Alibaba breaks Singles Day record with more than $38 billion in sales

This article initially ran on CNBC on November 11, 2019.  By: Arjun Kharpal HANGZHOU, China — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set a sales record on Singles Day, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event. Gross merchandise value, a figure that shows sales across Alibaba’s shopping platforms, surpassed last year’s 213.5 billion yuan record (nearly $30.5 billion) on Monday afternoon local… more