Many people in the industry wonder if consumers are willingly to buy products, specially big ticket items, using their mobile phone.  But, I think there is no more doubt.

Last Saturday Technode  organised a seminar, called NTalks, in Beijing to discuss about mobile e-commerce.  In the seminar, one of speakers said Taobao’s transaction through mobile devices reached Rmb 1.8 billion last year.

In January, Alibaba announced its mobile shopping registered a single-day high gross merchandise value (GMV or the value of merchandise sold across the platform)of RMB37 million (US$5.58 million) and 17 million daily unique visitors.

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Sherman So

Author of Red Wired: China's Internet Revolution, the first book to completely survey the nature of China's internet. (http://redwiredrevolution.com/) She previously was the lead China technology reporter...