入門ビジネス英語 2018/5/14 #入門ビジネス英語 L11
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Look at these statistics. China has more than 1 billion smartphone users. And nearly 90% of online shoppers have purchased items via their mobile phones.
So, Chinese consumers have effectively bypassed the PC era.
They’ve really become a driving force for mobile-shopping then.
Exactly.
Even when we shop in town, people pay with their mobile phones using QR codes.
Yes. Mobile phones have become daily essentials in China.
So, how do you think this trend should impact our strategy?
Well, we should make the most of social media.
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billion 10億
purchase 購入する
item 商品、品物
via- 〜を通って、〜経由で
effectively 実質的に、事実上
bypass 通り過ぎる、飛び越す
era 時代
driving force けん引力、起爆剤
even when 〜の時でさえ
daily essentials 生活必需品
impact 影響を与える
strategy 戦略
make the most of –  〜を最大限利用・活用する

+Business phrase of the day
How do you think this trend should impact our strategy?

How should this trend impact our strategy?
How do you think we should break into African markets?

+Similar expressions
I’d like to hear your view on how this trend should influence our strategy.

+Upgrade your communication skills
driving force 牽引力
Kotaro was the driving force for completing this merger.
この合併を実現させる

make the most of – 〜を最大限活用する
We should make the most of our human resources.
人材を最大限活用すべきです

+Tips for business communication
Just a quick question. It won’t take long.

May I come back later?
How about in the late afternoon? Say, 4 p.m.

You’re the only expert I can rely on.

This issue concerns your team as well.
We appreciate your tuning in today. Hope to see you next time.




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