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Asia Policy Makers Rethink Inflation Amid Online Shopping Boom

Asia Policy Makers Rethink Inflation Amid Online Shopping Boom

  • marzo 04, 2018
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Bloomberg

Asia Policy Makers Rethink Inflation Amid Online Shopping Boom

Analysts at Bain & Company are watching how the shortening of shipping times, including through the likes of Amazon, are depressing prices. “What Amazon is enabling is this dispersion of retail to farther and farther areas,” said Karen Harris, a partner with Bain and leader of the firm's global Macro Trends group. “Delivery technology allows deflation to spread.”