Posts Categorized: E-commerce



After acquiring Glamybox, VanityTrove ready to launch next month in Vietnam

VanityTrove seems to think that the beauty box subscription market in Vietnam is over $1 billion, but is it really worth that much?

  • August 20, 2013
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It’s official: Rakuten and MNC’s joint venture in Indonesia is OVER (UPDATED)

(Update: Reino tells us that the reason behind this break-up is that the partnership between the two parties was not working that well ̵...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 4:24 am
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Tokopedia on 4th anniversary: 13.4 million products sold last year

Tomorrow is a big day for Indonesians as it will be the country’s 68th independence day, but it’s also a big day for a particular ma...

  • August 16, 2013
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With help from a local partner, Chinese e-store Jingdong launches in Singapore

China’s top B2C e-commerce site has spread its wings today and landed in Singapore. Jingdong has partnered with Singaporean e-tailer iKnow...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:38 pm
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China’s 591 million web users, infographic

All the facts and stats on China’s 591 million web users (INFOGRAPHIC)

As we noted recently when we looked at the newest stats from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China now has 591 millio...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 4:48 pm
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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Alibaba and Hunan TV to buy PPTV? PPTV says no

Here’s a rumor that’s simply too juicy not to pass along: Chinese tech blog 36kr is reporting that according to an unnamed Chine...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 1:11 am
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India’s JustDial takes a swipe at Foodpanda, launches online food ordering in 16 cities

Indian local search engine and listings site JustDial (BSE:535648; NSE:JUSTDIAL) has taken a swipe at Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda this wee...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Lazada taps more small businesses in Southeast Asia, rolls out marketplace platform

Earlier, Rocket Internet’s Lazada CEO Maximilian Bittner, mentioned how he sees the Southeast Asian market as a “high single-digit bill...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Report: Baidu wants in on LBS; spurned by Dianping, it has turned to Renren’s Nuomi

If you’re wondering why Renren’s stock jumped yesterday, it’s because of this. That’s a Sohu IT report written by Li...

  • August 14, 2013
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Carousell users get a new storefront with launch of SheShops Marketplace

Given that 70 percent of users of mobile commerce startup Carousell are female and fall within the 16 to 34-year-old range, the team saw a g...

  • August 20, 2013
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Report: Tencent wants to get into online groceries

Well here’s a headline I wasn’t expecting: according to a report in Southern Metropolis, Chinese tech giant Tencent is intereste...

  • August 17, 2013
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Singapore startup The Luxe Nomad

Luxury travel deals site The Luxe Nomad gets funding worth $700,000

Singapore-based luxury travel startup The Luxe Nomad has secured yet another funding round to boost its growth. Today’s sum is an exact S$...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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WearYouWant: this Thai e-commerce site is ready for the next big step

Inspired by Miinto, WearYouWant is a B2B2C fashion e-commerce site. The site was founded back in 2011 with just one developer, one sales man...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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China’s mobile payment market has tripled since last year

If you’re wondering why companies all over China’s web are getting into e-payments and web and mobile banking, wonder no further...

  • August 15, 2013
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Taembe.vn: The New Diapers.com For Vietnam

Taembe, Vietnam’s Diapers.com, gets funding to take on baby goods e-commerce in Vietnam

Taembe, Vietnam's Diapers.com, just got an early stage round of funding that will allow the fledgling baby goods startup to tackle the Vietn...

  • August 14, 2013
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This new design startup can solve your small design tasks very swiftly

Australia-based design crowdsourcing site 99designs is rolling out another online design service by the name of Swiftly. The new service hel...

  • August 14, 2013
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5 Rocket Internet graduates link their expertise with these 2 startups

German web business dynamo Rocket Internet has been making its mark quite strongly in the Indonesian market. Not only have we seen the compa...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 12:02 pm
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Tmall aims to break $3 billion record as it prepares for massive Singles Day sale

China celebrates Singles Day — it’s like the opposite of Valentine’s Day — on November 11, but Alibaba’s B2C e...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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