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Online revolution killing retailers in China

But it promises to boost productivity and could create 46 million new jobs in China by 2025, according to McKinsey

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The online revolution promises to boost productivity and could create 46 million new jobs in China by 2025, many of them higher-skilled, according to a report by New York-based McKinsey & Co in July.

Beijing

HUNCHED over the counter of his tiny, gadget-filled stall in Beijing's vast Hailong Electronics City, Wang Ning bemoans a week without a single sale.

"It's dying," says Wang, shaking his head as he looks out at abandoned stores and torn promotional posters in what was once