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Top Links Shared By Our Listener Community: 19th Nov

Happy Thursday! We're almost approaching the end of the year - time flies. In case you didn't know, we have an extremely lively listener community (you can join here) that chats across a host of messaging channels - from WhatsApp to WeChat and Slack. It's a delightful mix of people discussing latest tech news, looking for quick insights on equity developments, and getting connected with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs. We've picked the most interesting links and resources shared in the chat, and compiled them in a handy list. Here you go!
  • An interesting read on LinkedIn about innovation in a post-COVID-era. In it, the author talks about three different kinds of threats companies face and how you assess each one.

  • The e-Conomy SEA 2020 report sheds light on the Internet economy in the region, covering Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. One of the most widely read reports on the Southeast Asian Internet economy jointly produced by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.

  • News of possible COVID-19 vaccines have obviously been influencing markets (and bringing us closer to hope!) around the world. This article explores what a vaccine means for retail stocks.

  • Did you buy anything for Singles Day 11.11? Arguably one of the biggest e-commerce events happening in recent years, our readers shared this Yahoo Finance! article on how China prepares for Singles Day.

  • A McKinsey & Company 2021 special edition report dives into understanding China’s consumers. Key focus areas in the report: Impact and aftereffects of COVID-19, shifts in consumer habits, the future of grocery retail, and the impressive post-pandemic recovery of China’s travel sector.

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