Tag Archives: The Alibaba Story

Porter Erisman on the Future of e-commerce

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman‘s new book Six Billion Shoppers tackles e-commerce in the developing world and provides insights on shortcomings and opportunities for the future. Porter takes his wisdom from his years working at Alibaba and combines it with views from a tour/survey of digital retailers from Asia, Latin America and Africa to come up with a broader perspective […]

Porter Erisman: The inside story behind Alibaba

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman, former VP of Alibaba, shared the inside story behind the rise of Chinese online colossus Alibaba in the recent TFWA Asia Conference in Singapore. The presentation revealed why e-commerce in emerging markets is built on different cultural foundations to the likes of Amazon and eBay. Click the image below to watch the clip […]

Porter Erisman Spoke at TFWA Asia Conference with Great Feedback

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman shared lessons learnt from the Alibaba success story, and insights on the next generations of shoppers at the TFWA Asia Conference. His presentation received great feedback from the organiser, as well as the audience from the travel retail industry. “Porter was a huge success, and very pleasant indeed to work with. Lots of […]