Withering digital wallets ?

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

Mobile payments have become a defining feature of Chinese society and the two Internet majors, Aibaba and Tencent, dominate digital consumer transactions at the expense of traditional banking. The Chinese Central Bank is seeking a way out...

Navigating maturing markets

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, and Tencent, the videogame behemoth, are seeking ways to extend their strong presence in markets roiled by fickle consumer expectations and under competitive pressure. Profits will suffer...

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Amazon goes local

Pininvest Analysis on Technology

The US tech firms have been putting their trust in a business model guaranteeing identical levels of service across the world but their global offering could be clashing with local expectations, as Amazon's venture in India might suggest

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Mobile games under pressure

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

Since July 2018, the markets have not been kind for most videogame companies. Both Chinese firms extending their sucessful business model across Asia and Western competitors have their work cut out

Streaming games

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

Investors' first take on the current fall-back of the major game publishers is dire : the good times are over and winter is coming, but the industry might prepare in stealth mode to adjust to technological revolutions in the offing

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