Posts Categorized: E-commerce


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
  • at 9:00 pm
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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
  • at 10:00 am
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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
  • at 10:15 am
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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
  • at 2:30 pm
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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
  • at 1:00 pm
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NYSE LITB

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
  • at 10:02 pm
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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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LIne ebooks

Line Appeals to Bookworms With New ‘Line Novel’ E-Books Portal

The Line juggernaut continues today with the app’s makers, NHN, adding free e-books within the social messaging app. While this doesn&...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Bitfash

Bitfash is the Fashion E-Store for Shoppers With Bitcoins in Their Pockets

Despite all the hype that Bitcoin is some magical new non-governmental global currency of the future, not many people are really, actively u...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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
  • at 11:00 am
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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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Sina Weibo and Alibaba

After Alibaba Investment, Sina Weibo Puts Daily Deals in the Social Stream

It’s only been about five weeks since e-commerce titan Alibaba invested nearly $600 million to take a significant stake in Sina Weibo, Chi...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 10:39 am
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E-Commerce Sales in Vietnam Hit $700 Million, Will Reach $1.3 Billion By 2015

Last week, we missed an interesting bit of news concerning Vietnam’s e-commerce scene, so we thought we’d take a closer look. The latest...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 6:06 pm
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