Posts Categorized: E-commerce


China ecommerce

China Leads Asia in VC Investments in E-Commerce; Sadly Acquisitions Are a Rare Sight [STATS]

Earlier today we looked at a report that has counted up $6.9 billion in investments among Asian e-commerce sites from 2010 to the present da...

  • June 13, 2013
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Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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New Food Runner

DealGuru Singles Out Its Delivery Man, Calls Him Food Runner

DealGuru Holdings, the parent company of Deal.com.sg and Room Service Dealivery, has announced it has separated its food delivery subsidiary...

  • June 12, 2013
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Adidas’s Endless War on Taobao Fakes

Adidas is one of the most famous foreign athletic brands in China, but that status is both a gift and a curse when it comes to Taobao, China...

  • June 11, 2013
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How Tokopedia is Building Indonesia’s Taobao

Tokopedia has grown over the years to become one of the favorite C2C marketplace destinations for Indonesians to buy and sell. Founded in 20...

  • June 10, 2013
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Singapore Startup Deal.com.sg Records $50 million Yearly Revenue; Founder Shares His Starting Up Story

Singapore Startup Deal.com.sg Records $50 million Yearly Revenue; Founder Shares His Starting Up Story

Patrick Linden is the co-founder of Dealguru Holdings, whose services include a daily deals site Deal.com.sg, an online food delivery servic...

  • June 7, 2013
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FreeCharge India

The Story of Sequoia-backed FreeCharge and its Success in India

FreeCharge was founded on August 2010 by Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. The service allows users to top-up their mobile phones for “free...

  • June 7, 2013
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China’s First Tech IPO of 2013 Has Just Hit the New York Stock Exchange

Here’s a new tech ticker for you: $LITB. That’s the stock market moniker for Chinese B2B e-commerce site LightInTheBox (NYSE:LITB), whic...

  • June 6, 2013
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Luxola vs Zalora: Is it Ethical To Buy Google Keyword Ads on Competitors’ Names?

Anyone in the internet industry in Asia must have heard of e-commerce sites Luxola and Zalora. Now these two companies are fighting head on ...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 2:58 pm
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Kindle launches in India June 2013

Just 1 Week After Opening in India, Amazon Preps Indian Launch of Kindle and Fire HD

That was quick work. Amazon India made a quiet launch just last week, and now three of Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) hardware models are set for ...

  • June 13, 2013
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Chinese E-Commerce Giant Jingdong Caught Selling Fake Eye Cream?

Chinese e-commerce site Jingdong (formerly known as 360Buy) is one of China’s biggest B2C e-commerce platforms, but according to a Bei...

  • June 13, 2013
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Indonesia’s Tokopedia Raises Fresh Funds From Softbank Ventures Korea

Indonesia’s C2C marketplace Tokopedia has concluded a financing round led by Softbank Venture Korea with previous investors CyberAgent Ven...

  • June 12, 2013
  • at 11:03 am
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Square.my F-commerce

Square.my Puts You Into Facebook Commerce Business

While Facebook stores haven’t worked out so well for major retailers, so-called f-commerce is still a force to be reckoned with for sm...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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China Kindle launch

Finally, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and Fire HD Launch Today in China

Though it’s likely that not many Chinese users care all that much, the tech world has nonetheless been awaiting the arrival of Amazon’s ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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Rakuten America

Rakuten Helps American Merchants Make Faster Deliveries With Logistics Company Acquisition

Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has revealed today that it’s acquired California-based logistics company Webgistix for an...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
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Chinese E-Commerce Site Jingdong Moves Deeper into the Cloud with Developer Tools

Chinese E-Commerce Site Jingdong Moves Deeper into the Cloud with Developer Tools

China’s Jingdong — the e-commerce site formerly known as 360Buy before a recent rebranding — is moving further into cloud-...

  • June 7, 2013
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China ecommerce sales

China’s Top Electronics Retailer Opens a Virtual Storefront on Tmall

China’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer of home electronics and gadgets has made a new move to embrace e-commerce today. Gome (HKG:0493)...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Amazon Finally Launches in India, But Only Sells Books

E-commerce in India is heating up today as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has finally launched its site in India TheNextWeb, the Amazon India site onl...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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