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Affordable EC of China, Pinduoduo, announced its financial results. The number of active users is over 700 million.
On May 26, China's affordable online shopping "Pinduoduo" announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2021. The company announced that the sales increased by 239% compared to the same period of the previous year to 22,167 million yuan (about 380.8 billion yen), and the total loss decreased by 5.7% to 4,147 million yuan (about 71.24 billion yen). The breakdown is that sales of online marketing services were 14,111.5 million yuan (about 242.4 billion yen), which increased by 157% compared to the same period of the previous year, and sales of services of merchant fee were 2,931.5 million yuan (about 50.3 billion yen), which increased by 180% compared to the same period of the previous year. Product sales were 5,124.1 million yuan (about 88 billion yen), which increased by 180% compared to the same period of the previous year. In addition, the number of app users of the company continues to increase rapidly. The annual number of active users increased by 31% to 823.8 million compared to the same period of the previous year, and the average number of monthly active users increased by 49% to 724.6 million compared to the same period of the previous year. The total number of business owners opening stores is over 8.6 million. In addition, Pinduoduo clarified that it will continue focusing on agriculture. In the future, in addition to focusing on strengthening infrastructure platforms, Pinduoduo is going to collaborate with domestic and overseas research institutes to expand investment in the fields such as scientific agriculture, agricultural robots, and futuristic foods.記事を見る
On May 26, the US online shopping major "Amazon" announced that it has agreed to acquire also US's movie production company "Metro-Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)". The total amount was 8.45 billion dollars (about 920 billion yen), which was the largest transaction amount since the acquisition of the grocery chain "Whole Foods Market" at 13.7 billion dollars (about 1.5 trillion yen) in 2017. Amazon, which develops the music and video distribution platform "Amazon Prime Video," has invested a large amount of money in the media industry and content production in recent years. According to major financial media, Bloomberg, this acquisition will get MGM to provide a lot of content with Amazon's video distribution service, which is expected to have the effect of preventing the leaving of "prime members" who are service users of Amazon.記事を見る
On May 28, "Tata Digital", a subsidiary of India's largest conglomerate, "Tata Group", announced that it acquired "bigbasket", an online shopping store for food and miscellaneous goods in India. The acquisition price is not unveiled, however local media in India reports that it will be 95 billion rupees (about 140 billion yen). According to the Competition Commission of India, the company has acquired the corporate B to B company "Super Grocery Suppliers" operated by bigbasket, and has also acquired the consumer B to C Company "Innovative Retail Concepts". The purpose of the acquisition is "to accelerate the introduction of grocery utilizing EC shopping into the Tata Digital in the COVID-19 era."記事を見る
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