Posts Categorized: E-commerce


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After MNC split, Rakuten Indonesia is now a stand-alone subsidiary

After half a year of turmoil, Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has revealed today that its Rakuten Indonesia operations are now ...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 3:53 pm
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Fancy Asia expansion

Creative e-store Fancy preps expansion to Singapore, Taiwan, Japan

Fancy, the US-based social pinboard and e-store for creative gadgets and oddities, looks set to expand and launch in Singapore, Taiwan, and ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 3:28 pm
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Most mobile internet users in China say they are influenced by ads

Internet ads in the West are generally considered successful if they average one click per 100 views. That’s a far cry from China, ac...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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China’s online travel bookings to double by 2015

Web sales currently account for only 15 percent of overall travel sales in China, but that number is rapidly growing. A new study by trave...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 10:11 pm
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Sribu wins top e-commerce award, “proves crowdsourcing works in SEA”

Indonesian design crowdsourcing marketplace Sribu 1 won an INAICTA 2013 award in the e-commerce category. About 1,000 applicants across 21 c...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Reebonz piggybacks on Thailand’s love of luxury brands, will soon add more product categories

According to Global Blue, Thailand’s growth in spending on luxury products soared by 68 percent in the first half of the year overtaking t...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 5:17 pm
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Groupon Indonesia gets 500,000 daily visits, celebrates 3rd anniversary

Groupon Indonesia celebrates its third anniversary this September 1, and is holding its annual sales program called “99 Event.” In this ...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Jingdong invests in food delivery service Daojia

Chinese online food ordering platform Daojia announced today the completion of its series C financing, with Morningside Ventures and B2C e-c...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 11:40 pm
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Zship.vn: competition for Vietnam’s e-commerce logistics market is intense

Zship is one of GHN's promising new logistics e-commerce competitors. And although it's late to the game, it's squeaking out its own advanta...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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China’s official train ticket site makes travel harder during the holidays. Again.

China’s official website for train ticket sales, 12306, is bad in ways that it’s tough to even begin to count. The country’...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Instapps is customizing mobile stores on Facebook for the next generation of e-commerce merchants in Malaysia

Instead of building a dashboard for people selling straight from their Facebook Page, Instapps helps customize full-on stores via Facebook's...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Global Founders Capital makes its first Asia investment in Indonesian travel startup Traveloka

Indonesian flight search engine Traveloka 1 has made a very interesting announcement today: the company says it raised series A funding in m...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 12:01 am
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Report: Alibaba in talks to invest in Sina Video

Yesterday, China’s tech media began spreading a very interesting story: according to the First Economic Daily, Chinese e-commerce gian...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Weibo and Jingdong

After Alibaba invests in Sina Weibo, rival Jingdong to ditch Weibo login option

Ah, the sweet’n’sour taste of petty revenge. One of China’s top e-commerce sites, Jingdong, will axe support soon for logi...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Tuniu series D funding

Online tours site Tuniu gets $60 million funding

Tuniu, a travel/tours booking site based in China, has revealed today that it’s secured $60 million in series D funding. The new inves...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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How one Chinese e-commerce site turns its shoppers into models

As confirmed by a recent study, many women like to check out other woman’s appearances. Whether its hair, clothes, or possessions, it appa...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 12:50 pm
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A Bhutan tech primer: early signs of startups and e-commerce

In our initial Bhutan tech overview, I provided a brief summary of the country, its unique circumstances, and its increasing openness to tec...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 9:40 pm
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Keep the change: One Cent Movement lets you easily donate pennies every time you shop online

Any fan of the American cult classic film Office Space will recognize the scheme. It’s called “salami slicing,” the act of steal...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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