Could texting be the next big thing in ecommerce?

In China, the use of texting to shop, hail cabs or buy groceries is the norm. Until now, western businesses have largely failed to capitalise on the trend, but inspired by Chinese app WeChat, tech giants such as Apple and Google are getting into the field, confident it could be the next big thing for ecommerce.

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Do companies like Apple and Amazon pay a fair amount of tax? Some think not. A growing number of companies such as Amazon don’t report much profit, while highly profitable companies like Apple can use legal accounting schemes to shift profits to countries with low taxes. There are possible solutions, but they may not be effective, or easy to apply.

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