Posts Categorized: Ecommerce


China’s Jingdong ends 11/11 shopping spree, sees customers spending $1.6 billion

Alibaba’s Tmall wasn’t the only hotspot for deals during yesterday’s 11/11 online shopfest in China. Jingdong (also known as JD) showe...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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China’s ‘Cyber Monday’ ends with $5.7 billion spent in 24 hours on Alibaba’s e-stores

China’s 11/11 online shopfest – the country’s equivalent of America’s Cyber Monday – has just finished. ItR...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 12:13 am
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eBay quietly arrives in Indonesia under the name Blanja

eBay and Telkom Indonesia quietly roll out their joint-venture project called

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 1:07 pm
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Tmall International for global merchants

As China’s online shopping bonanza day starts, Alibaba’s Tmall sees $500 million spent in first 20 minutes

It has just turned November 11 in China, commencing the nation’s craziest day of online shopping discounts and spending. It’s called 11/...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 12:28 am
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E-commerce sites gear up for China's billion-dollar online shopping bonanza on Monday - 2013

E-commerce sites gear up for China’s multi-billion-dollar online shopping bonanza on Monday

November 11 is the craziest day on the Chinese internet. And that’s saying something. The date has been known as Single’s Day fo...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Islamic fashion e-store HijUp records 12 million YouTube views; is it effective marketing?

HijUp is an e-commerce site that mainly sells Muslim fashion items for women in Indonesia.

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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WearYouWant: cash on delivery is secret to success for e-commerce startups

Bangkok-based B2B2C fashion e-commerce site WearYouWant, backed by DMP and Asia Venture Group, has just discovered a business model that cou...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Rocket Internet quietly rolls out e-commerce marketplace Lamido in Indonesia

Rocket Internet loves e-commerce businesses and now the team has quietly rolled out a C2C marketplace for Southeast Asia by the name of Lami...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Baidu Qunar funding

Baidu’s travel site Qunar raises $167 million on US IPO debut, sees stock price nearly double

Baidu-owned travel booking site Qunar (NASDAQ:QUNR) raised $167 million on its US IPO debut on Friday. Qunar priced higher than expected ...

  • November 2, 2013
  • at 11:19 am
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Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

Xiaomi brings in an astonishing $90 million in sales within 24 hours during Chinese e-commerce blowout

Xiaomi dominated China’s Singles Day sales blitz this year, raking in a mind-blowing RMB 5.53 ($90 million) within 24 hours, and passing t...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 12:18 pm
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In a spending frenzy, Chinese e-shoppers obliterate America’s Cyber Monday

Today is 11/11, China’s equivalent of America’s Cyber Monday shopfest. Even before the day is over, Chinese e-shoppers have obliterated ...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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China Taobao mobile shopping

Taobao smashes mobile shopping record, over $100 million in sales in less than 1 hour

Just one hour into China’s annual Single’s Day shopping blitz, Taobao, China’s leading e-commerce marketplace, racked up R...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Struggling LivingSocial quits South Korea market, sells out to Groupon for $260 million

Daily deals site LivingSocial announced today it will sell LivingSocial Korea, the company that owns group buying site Ticket Monster (a...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Line dives into e-commerce as it recruits Japanese sellers for upcoming Line Mall app

Yesterday Line, the popular Japanese messaging app, announced that it will prepare for the public launch of its upcoming (and long anticipat...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 12:38 pm
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CEO of Vietnam’s biggest e-commerce site reveals his secrets to success (INTERVIEW)

We grabbed an in-depth interview with the CEO of Vat Gia, Vietnam's most successful e-commerce platform, to understand his insights into the...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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Rocket Internet’s PricePanda to launch in Thailand and open regional office in Southeast Asia

We’ve heard quite a lot about Rocket Internet’s e-commerce ventures in Southeast Asia like Lazada and Zalora, but not as much about its ...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 11:24 am
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Thai telco Dtac enters e-book marketplace with Readever

Today, Thai telco Dtac launched its very first e-book marketplace app, Readever. This makes the company the third telco in Thailand to offer...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 5:49 pm
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China's Craigslist set for US IPO next week, will raise up to $190 million

China’s Craigslist launches IPO, hits NYSE higher than expected at $22 per share (NYSE:WUBA), China’s top online classifieds site, has hit the New York Stock Exchange today for the first time. After initially...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 9:53 pm
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