JD.com and Alibaba create indexes to identify Chinese shoppers’ spending trends, which help retailers gain insight.
A one-man show is shooting for the stars, and believes he is well on his way to reaching them. AffiliateMall2000.com says its program listings increased by more than 500% since its release on May 10; the Internet program directory has grown from 63 merchants to over 340 merchants. "I am a one-man company on a shoestring and pocket-lint budget, but my goal is set," says Frank Jamison, owner. Jamison said he wants the site to be the largest directory within the next 18 months. In addition to the affiliate programs listed, AffiliateMall2000.com also features an affiliate forum, free email, and several resources for the new and seasoned Internet entrepreneur.