Posts Categorized: E-commerce



Amazon’s first ever investment in China is an online fresh food grocer, could signal AmazonFresh expansion

This is the first time Amazon has ever invested in a Chinese company. The move mirrors Walmart's (NYSE:WMT) majority stake in Yihaodian.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Indonesia’s TokoBagus rebrands to OLX.co.id

TokoBagus assured users that the only thing changing is the brand and domain name, while everything else will remain the same.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at up to $24.6 billion

Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at $24.6 billion

JD’s latest update reveals that the ecommerce company is pricing its shares in the US$16 to $18 range, which values the site at up to $24....

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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10 Philippine online payment methods for consumers and merchants

Online vendors can encourage consumers to purchase online through alternative online payment methods.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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North Korea Travel App The ultimate guide to North Korea

Need a vacation idea? This new app includes all you need to plan a trip to North Korea

The DPRK does have a budding tourism industry for curious travelers, and North Korea Travel might well be the most comprehensive guide yet.

  • May 7, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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This startup is disrupting the jewelry industry in Indonesia

Currently Orori sells various jewelry products including wedding rings and pendants. You can also buy diamonds, gold bars, and gift packages...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 8:07 pm
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14 popular ecommerce sites in Singapore

Singapore has seen a huge rise in online shopping activity over the past few years. Here’s a list of what we think are up-and-rising and p...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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The state of ecommerce in Thailand (Tech In Asia Meetup Bangkok)

Tech In Asia is coming back to Bangkok for another kickass meetup! This time, we are inviting Paul Srivorakul, CEO of aCommerce, to conduc...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 3:16 pm
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After Manila, car classifieds site Carmudi drives to other cities in the Philippines

Carmudi now has over 7,000 listings on its site within three months and is set to expand in other cities in the country.

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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As world awaits Alibaba IPO, China’s ecommerce spending grows to $74 billion in Q1

New figures out today show that spending on China’s ecommerce sites keeps growing, hitting a grand total of RMB 446.44 billion (US$74.03 b...

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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China’s mobile travel bookings up more than 400% in the last year

Tech in Asia spoke to Qunar CEO Chenchao (a.k.a. CC) Zhuang about the fast-changing online travel industry.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 6:39 pm
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Korean couples app Between launches ecommerce store, adds 1M users in Japan and 2 new investors

Between, the South Korean app for couples, will launch an ecommerce store today. It also hit 1M users in Japan and attracted two new investo...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 10:01 am
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Can Alibaba guarantee foreign ecommerce firms success in China? Shoprunner is about to find out

The alliance saves Shoprunner the trouble of adapting its current model to the Chinese market--a task many foreign ecommerce companies have ...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Lovebirds, meet Weddingku, Indonesia’s biggest online wedding directory

Covering a wedding planner, online directory, forum, and ecommerce, Weddingku is looking to be a one-stop solution for all wedding ceremonie...

  • May 7, 2014
  • at 10:19 am
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Beauty boxes, a once great ecommerce trend in Asia, has unraveled

Beauty boxes may have stagnated, but the story may have just begun for subscription commerce.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Bukalapak CEO: Start early, fail more

Achmad Zaky grew up wanting to having a good job with a large salary. He lived as a child in the small city of Solo in Indonesia, where his ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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With over half of shoppers on smartphones, Snapdeal shows India’s shift to a mobile-first internet

One of India's biggest ecommerce marketplaces says mobile-based transactions have grown 25-fold against a year ago, when it was just around ...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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Vietnam’s ecommerce: if you’re offline, you go online and if you’re online, you go offline

2014 is seeing a new wave of ecommerce in Vietnam. Offline shops are going online and online sites are going offline, dramatically changing ...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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