Posts Categorized: Ecommerce

Puffant is a Cafepress-Like Startup for China (Finally!)

I have always liked customizing things. Cafepress was a godsend to me when I first discovered it, and I even ran a little shop on the site f...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 2:00 am
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EBay Set to Return to China This Month With E-Commerce Tie-Up

US auction site eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) looks set to attempt a fresh push into the China market, and will soon announce a tie-up with the Chinese...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 12:35 pm
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China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million

Just as the rumors said a couple of months back, China’s top Pinterest-like social commerce site, Mogujie, has secured a major series ...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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China’s 360Buy Reportedly Acquires Online Payments Company

360Buy, China’s second-biggest B2C e-commerce sites, looks to have acquired an online payments company. This is indicated by a recent ...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 10:53 pm
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Groupon China’s New Owner Nets $40 Million in Funding for Daily Deals Expansion

You might recall that in June of this year, Groupon China was merged with larger daily deals rival FTuan into a company called GroupNet. And...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 9:53 pm
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China’s Online Retailers Tap Convenience Stores for Package Pick-Ups

Although Chinese consumers are hot for the nation’s e-commerce sites – with one in seven urbanites shopping online each month &#...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Indonesian Online Shoe Store Wins Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

An annual international business and entrepreneurship competition for women called the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards has picked its ne...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Japanese Price Site Kakaku Steps Up its Facebook Game

In yet another sign of Facebook’s momentum in Japan, the country’s most popular price comparison website Kakaku.com (TYO:2371) h...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Indonesia’s Biggest Online Forum Gets a Makeover

Indonesia’s biggest online forum Kaskus has officially launched its new look yesterday after three months of beta testing. The new blue-is...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Opera Observes Increased Mobile Traffic to E-Commerce Sites in India

Opera’s latest State of the Mobile Web report has some good insights into mobile browsing trends in India. And perhaps one of the most...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm
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Skillcity.cn is a P2P University With Courses That Are Actually Interesting

It’s an idea that most internet users have seen before: an online training center that capitalizes on its students to serve as both te...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 3:40 am
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Dangdang Gets Into Bed With the Enemy, Launches Storefront on Rival Tmall

The Chinese web business is usually characterized by price wars, feuds, and bitching. But at least two e-commerce firms are getting on warme...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 1:39 pm
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Singapore’s Sprooki Raises $483,000, Looks to Bring Location-Based Deals to Philippines Next

Singapore-based Sprooki is a location-based mobile commerce service that lets retail shops send targeted messages and promotions to potentia...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Japanese Clothes Retailer Uniqlo Commences E-Commerce in the U.S.

Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo has just made a significant step towards reaching more customers in the U.S. While the company already has...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Amazon’s Kindle Finally Coming to Japan, Pre-orders Available Now

Amazon has finally issued an announcement that the Kindle is finally coming to Japan, as well as the Kindle store with 50,000 Japanese title...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 7:09 pm
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Rumor: Footwear E-Tailer OKBuy Out of Cash, Seeks Tencent Acquisition

It’s proving a tough year for Chinese e-commerce verticals, with one struggling site having already exited at a low valuation, and man...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 4:42 pm
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Inspired by Etsy, Berbatik Brings Premium Batik Products Online

With the aim to showcase Indonesian batik textiles to the world, the Indonesian premium batik e-commerce platform Berbatik.com has officiall...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Xipin, China’s Fab.com, Attracts About $1.5 Million in Series A Funding

Fresh out of this summer’s DemoChina 2012, the Chinese flash sales site Xipin.me – which models itself closely on Fab.com –...

  • October 22, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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