Amazon China (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Amazon China (Chinese: 亚马逊中国), formerly known as Joyo.com (Chinese: 卓越网) is an online shopping website.[1] Joyo.com was founded in early 2000 by Chinese entrepreneur, Lei Jun in Beijing, China.[2] The company primarily sold books and other media goods, shipping to customers nationwide. Joyo.com was renamed to “Amazon China” when sold to Amazon Inc. in 2004 for US$75 Million.[1] Amazon China closed its domestic business in China in June 2019,[3] offering only products from sellers located overseas[4] Continue reading “Amazon China (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

E-commerce (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

E-commerce (electronic commerce) is the activity of electronically buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. E-commerce is in turn driven by the technological advances of the semiconductor industry, and is the largest sector of the electronics industry. Continue reading “E-commerce (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Abandonment rate (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

In marketing, abandonment rate is a term associated with the use of virtual shopping carts. Also known as “shopping cart abandonment”. Although shoppers in brick and mortar stores rarely abandon their carts, abandonment of virtual shopping carts is quite common. Marketers can count how many of the shopping carts used in a specified period result in completed sales versus how many are abandoned. The abandonment rate is the ratio of the number of abandoned shopping carts to the number of initiated transactions[1] or to the number of completed transactions.[2] Continue reading “Abandonment rate (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Blink Health (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Blink Health is an American company that offers an e-commerce platform for prescription drugs.[1] Continue reading “Blink Health (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Shadow Banking in China (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Chinese shadow banking refers to underground financial activity that takes place outside of traditional banking regulations and systems. China has one of the largest shadow banking industries with approximately 40% of the country’s outstanding loans tied up in shadow banking activities.[1] Shadow banking in China arose after the People’s Bank of China became the central bank in 1983. This encouraged commercial enterprises and private investors to place more of their money in financial products, causing the banking industry to grow.[2] Continue reading “Shadow Banking in China (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Trade exchange (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

An association of businesses formed for the purpose of trading with one another, using mutual credit to keep account. Typically the lead business will run the exchange, performing a brokering services and providing (or renting) an online marketplace for members to meet their reciprocal needs and register their transactions. Also known as business barter Continue reading “Trade exchange (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Capital Markets Union (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

The Capital Markets Union (CMU) is an economic policy initiative launched by the former president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker in the initial exposition of his policy agenda on 15 July 2014.[1][2] The main target was to create a single market for capital in the whole territory of the EU by the end of 2019.[3] Continue reading “Capital Markets Union (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Request for quote (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Request for Quote (RfQ) is a financial term for certain way to ask a bank for an offer of a given financial instrument from a bank, made available by so-called Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) by the stock markets itself or by Financial data vendors as required in Europe by MiFID II and in effect since January 2018.[1 Continue reading “Request for quote (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Naqya/sandbox (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Rituraj Sinha (born 29 November 1980) is an entrepreneur, and the Group Managing Directorof SIS Group, an Indian Multinational and Market Leader in Security, Facility Management & Cash Logistics space and is a Fortune India 500 company and one of India’s largest private sector employers. Continue reading “Naqya/sandbox (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Master of Finance (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

The Master of Finance is a master’s degree awarded by universities or graduate schools preparing graduates for careers in finance. The degree is often titled Master in Finance (abbreviated M.Fin., MiF, MFin), or Master of Science in Finance (MSF in North America, and MSc in Finance in the UK and Europe). In the U.S. and Canada the program may be positioned as a professional degree. Particularly in Australia, the degree may be offered as a Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin). In some cases, the degree is offered as a Master of Management in Finance (MMF). Continue reading “Master of Finance (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”