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  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    They require banks to provide consumers with the means to key in a non-reusable password to authenticate an online purchase more securely...

    The rise in online fraud prompted the guidelines to avoid a gap until the mandatory rules come into effect, Goffinet said...

  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    However, in spite of its global appeal and massive growth, this sector is not emerging as a large industry player in Pakistan...

    As every market and its participants have unique characteristics, there are several economic, social and cultural reasons behind the slow growth and less acceptance of e-commerce businesses here...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    The court has issued directions to the FIA in a case filed by a citizen against an online company for allegedly committing fraud with him...

  • Online shopping surges but customers wary

    KARACHI: Online shopping is growing at a rapid clip thanks to wider Internet access, ubiquitous smartphones and frantic discounts...

    Optimism runs so high that one stakeholder believes “the actual shopping would only happen online in the next three years and malls would only be there for leisure”...

  • Online shopping takes a hit in Malaysia

    Malaysian online shoppers are turning to local sites as the weaker ringgit has made shopping on foreign sites much more expensive...

    Local online retailer Lazada Malaysia said the drop in the ringgit’s value has not really affected sales on its site...

  • Online shopping sites place big bets on Black Friday

    KARACHI: This year will be the second time Web merchants in Pakistan will ramp up crazy deals on Black Friday and entice consumers to open their wallets a bit wider...

    The foreign concept of going on a shopping splurge following the Thanksgiving holiday came home last year thanks to aggressive advertising and heavy discounts by shopping sites...

  • Major markets, shopping centres sealed in Karachi over violation of Covid-19 SOPs

    Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani on Wednesday ordered the sealing of a number of major markets and shopping centres and at least three stores in the city for violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the government before easing the coronavirus lockdown for traders and the public...

    The markets and shopping centres shuttered in the South district include Zainab Market, Saddar; Victoria Centre, Saddar;...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Alibaba said that by midday Saturday the gross value of sales processed by Alipay, its online payment system, had equalled the $17...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Eighteen hours later, at 6pm (1000GMT) on Saturday, Alibaba said the gross value of sales processed by its online payment system Alipay was nearing $21 billion — roughly equivalent to the annual economic output...

  • Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

    According to Gartner, the market for voice-activated speakers equipped with artificial intelligence and synched to the internet will grow to $3...

    While it is difficult to assess how many people use the devices to order online, industry analysts see it as a trend...

  • Retailers look to the next frontier of digital shopping: Chatbots

    There’s another from Cheesecake Factory that allows shoppers to purchase and send out gift cards, and a third from online grocer FreshDirect in which customers can place orders for groceries and meal kits...

    These big-name brands join a growing group of retailers that are experimenting with how chatbot technology can be leveraged for digital shopping...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet...

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