Posts Categorized: Ecommerce

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Indonesia’s Telunjuk on course to 1 million monthly visitors

Indonesia’s price comparison site Telunjuk is revealing today that the site now records close to one million unique visitors per month. To...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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7 startups in Indonesia that help you compare prices online

Indonesia has seen its share of new startups popping up in 2013, with one of the hottest categories being price comparison search engines.

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Suning launches online store for overseas childcare products for parents who don’t trust Chinese brands

When it comes to their kids, many Chinese simply don’t trust domestic brands. After Chinese milk and baby formula was found to be con...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 8:48 pm
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Alibaba invests $364 million in electronic appliance maker Haier to improve China’s e-commerce logistics

E-commerce titan Alibaba and electronic appliance maker Haier (SHA:600690; HKG:1169) announced today that the two companies will jointly...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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Taobao uses image of Martin Luther King Jr in distasteful marketing campaign UPDATE: Alibaba apologizes, removes ads

Update: Alibaba, which owns Taobao, has apologized and removed the ads. Its official statement reads, “We deeply regret the cultural ...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 6:14 pm
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It’s official: Ken and Andrew stepped down from CEO and CTO of Kaskus (UPDATED)

Two weeks ago Startup Asia Jakarta, Ken Dean Lawadinata and Andrew Darwis told us about their imminent departure as CEO and CTO of Indonesia...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 2:38 pm
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Rocket Internet’s fashion e-stores Zalora and The Iconic get $112 million in funding

Two of Rocket Internet’s biggest e-commerce companies, Zalora and The Iconic, are getting a massive $112 million investment led by ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:04 pm
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8 must-read tech stories in China this week

Temperatures have plunged and winter has rumbled into China. Luckily, the tech scene is as hot and spicy as ever. Here are the most-read and...

  • December 1, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Three months after first entering China by rolling out in Shanghai, fancy car-booking service Uber has today launched in Shenzhen. As is Ube...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

In what could looks to be a new trend in India’s e-commerce industry, Flipkart has come up with a speedy delivery service that guarant...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Lazada raises another $250 million, totalling $486 million in funding so far

Today Rocket Internet's Lazada announces a staggering $250 million fresh fund from a group of investors which includes Tesco PLC, Access Ind...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 2:28 am
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Line ventures deeper into m-commerce with make-up flash sale

Today, messaging app Line announced a partnership with all-in-one e-commerce logistics firm aCommerce and L’Oreal’s Maybelline New York ...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Berrybenka wants to be the ASOS of Indonesia, talks about recent investment

Berrybenka president director Jason Lamuda reveals that they want to be the number one go-to fashion e-commerce platform in Indonesia, simil...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Uber takes its limos into third city in China

Online limo-booking service Uber is rolling out today in its third Chinese city. Now the cars are available in Guangzhou. The new city launc...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Japanese e-commerce site Rakuten opens shop in Singapore

Singaporeans addicted to online shopping now have another option to choose from – Rakuten has officially launched in Singapore, and is...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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How ready is Southeast Asia for online payments?

Co-authored by Peter Nguyen. Both Hoang and Peter are analysts at Solidiance, the Asia-focused growth strategy and B2B marketing consultancy...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 6 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

WeChat, Xiaomi, tuk-tuks, Android, goverment clapdowns on the web - we're throwing all those at you in this week's list of news selections f...

  • November 30, 2013
  • at 6:02 pm
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Vietnam introduces two new internet fines: a $5,000 fine for social media and $5,000 fine for e-commerce

Vietnam has introduced two new decrees that will fine netizens and e-commerce sites. What kind of impact will this have on the future of Vie...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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