Daily Archive: December 25, 2020

Here’s what the ‘new normal’ remote sales stack looks like

There has been a sea change of late in B2B enterprise marketing and sales functions thanks to COVID-19. From events and travel to entertainment and in-person presentations, the emergence of remote collaboration and the new sales tech stack supporting these functions is replacing what was previously a cumbersome and often expensive on-site sales funnel.

Recent studies have shown that most B2B seller interactions have gone remote and that the overwhelming majority of buyers (70-80{69439eabc38bbe67fb47fc503d1b0f790fcef507f9cafca8a4ef4fbfe163a7c5}) prefer it that way. Globally, the efficacy of the remote sales model at reaching and servicing new customers has increased across the board, with a net

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Alibaba faces antitrust probe – TechCrunch

Chinese authorities investigate an e-commerce giant, Google may be tightening its grip on research and VCs weigh in on the year’s biggest surprises. This is your (briefer than usual) Daily Crunch for December 24, 2020.

The big story: Alibaba faces antitrust probe

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said that it’s investigating the e-commerce giant over a policy that forces merchants to sell exclusively with Alibaba and skip rival platforms JD.com and Pinduoduo.

“Alibaba will actively cooperate with the regulators on the investigation,” the company said in a statement. “Company business operations remain normal.”

Meanwhile, Chinese authorities have already called

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