Posts Categorized: Ecommerce

JD Singapore ecommerce

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 online grocery business

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
  • at 8:00 am
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Uber Launches in Taiwan

Jobs listings show Uber prepping launches in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong

A new job posting on a Shanghai-based site shows that the American online car booking service Uber is hiring in China ahead of a launch in t...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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5 mobile apps in Asia that give users access to cheap flights

Asian consumers are now trusting online booking as a means to purchase transportation tickets and hotel accommodation. Attesting to this is ...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Taobao bans QR codes: a swipe at WeChat?

Over the weekend, Alibaba’s flagship C2C ecommerce platform Taobao circulated a memo to its vendors announcing that QR codes with link...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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
  • at 8:00 am
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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
  • at 4:45 pm
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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
  • at 4:00 pm
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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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Zalora Singapore jumps into beauty box business, gives proceeds to charity

Beauty subscription services in the form of beauty boxes are on the rise now, and fashion e-commerce site Zalora is jumping into that with a...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Mobivi and PayLink bring payment kiosks to Vietnam’s malls

Mobivi and PayLink are now collaborating on bringing payment kiosks to Phu My Hung area in Ho Chi Minh city, one of the more upscale sides o...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Ripped off by a site you found on Baidu? Now the search engine will compensate you

Consumers have been complaining for years about links in Baidu’s search results — both organic and paid — that lead to fra...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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