• Extra Crunch roundup: Livestream e-commerce, growth marketing interviews, CEO for a day

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    This year, livestream viewers in China are projected to spend more than $60 billion on digital shopping experiences that let them interact with influencers in real time.
    Promoting everything from cosmetics to food, social media stars use Taobao, TikTok and other platforms to livestream products and take questions from the audience.
    On Taobao's Singles Day in 2020, livestreams racked up $6 billion in sales, twice as much revenue as the year prior.
    Sensing a trend, Western startups are getting in on the action, with companies like Whatnot and PopShop.Live raising rounds to build out their...
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