Are emerging economies ripe for shopping by text?

10/6/2010 | MIT Technology Review

Online shopping in emerging markets lags behind e-commerce in other parts of the world, largely because of a lack of access to computers and the Internet. Seattle-based startup SlimTrader aims to change that with a new service that allows consumers to buy goods and pay for them using text-messaging technology.

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