Posts Categorized: Ecommerce


24quan

24Quan, Once China’s 5th-Biggest Daily Deals Site, Suspends Operations

The troubled Chinese daily deals site 24Quan.com has announced that it is suspending its business for a few weeks – and that it “...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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taobao

Rumor: China’s Taobao Shopping Site Set for Major Facelift This Month

China’s biggest e-commerce site, the eBay-esque Taobao, is rumored to soon get the biggest facelift in its lifetime, drastically tidyi...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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360buy english

China’s 360buy Set to Go Global, Plans to be the Next Amazon

China’s 360buy has been something of an anomaly late, as the e-commerce giant has been expressing interest in other areas like adverti...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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China’s Official Train Ticket Smartphone App Now Coming in November, Maybe

China’s notoriously corrupt Railway Ministry has been having what we might generously call a tough time with its 12306 online ticket s...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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China’s Yihaodian Plans 1,000 Virtual AR Supermarkets Where You’ll Shop With Your Smartphone’s Camera

At a press conference earlier today, China’s biggest food e-commerce site, Yihaodian, announced plans to form 1,000 virtual supermarkets a...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 9:22 pm
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Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize for Literature Win Leaves China’s E-Commerce Sites Out of Stock

China’s e-commerce sites are struggling to meet demand for the books of Mo Yan after the author last night became the first Chinese re...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tutor.co.id Aims to Help Connect Tutors and Students in Indonesia

In Indonesia, connecting tutors with the right students has become a business, for which many are charging a commission. And INAICTA finalis...

  • October 11, 2012
  • at 2:03 pm
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Japan’s NTT Docomo to Launch Mobile Gaming Platform, Mobile E-commerce Service

NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced today that later this year it will begin operating its own gaming platform, starting in late November. The s...

  • October 11, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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‘Damn I Love Indonesia’ Goes from Offline to Online Commerce

The ‘Damn I Love Indonesia’ T-shirt has been worn by a lot of celebrities, ranging from Maroon 5’s vocalist Adam Levine to Korean sing...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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360Buy Launches Global E-Commerce Site, But Only Ships From China

China’s second-largest e-commerce site, 360Buy, has opened up an English-language site that will ship items to 35 countries worldwide....

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 8:36 pm
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Another Suning E-Commerce Acquisition Rumored to be a Done Deal

Chinese electronics retailer Suning (SHE:002024), which is currently expanding its e-commerce offerings very aggressively, is rumored to be ...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Gome VP Denies Rumors the Electronics Retailer Will Sell its Coo8 Site

Chinese electronics retailer Gome (HKG:0493) has something of an odd e-commerce strategy, with its online interests represented both by its ...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Beijing Cake Startups: Cartoons Vs. Custom Cupcakes

You might not think that cake-based e-commerce would be a hugely competitive market in China, but at least in Beijing, you would be wrong. I...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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Malaysian TV’s ‘Make The Pitch’ Finalists FashionValet Pocket Some Serious Seed Funding

Season two of the Malaysian startup pitching TV show Make The Pitch has just wrapped up with two of the six finalists securing some serious ...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 8:49 pm
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Remember China’s Only US IPO of 2012? It’s Doing Rather Well Right Now

Remember VIPShop (NYSE:VIPS), the Chinese flash e-commerce sales site that’s the only company from China to list fully in the US this ...

  • October 11, 2012
  • at 7:52 pm
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Walmart and Yihaodian Forced to Reorganize After China Anti-Monopoly Ruling

US retail giant Walmart (NYSE:WMT) secured its controlling stake in Yihaodian, China’s biggest food e-commerce site, this summer. But ...

  • October 11, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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Pointer.co.id Helps to Make Life Easier for Indonesian Travel Agents

Indonesian ticket booking platform Pointer.co.id uses a B2B business model to help travel agents in the country book flights, rather than ju...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Carousell App Updates, Now a More Chatty Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers

We all have had impulse buys, especially those ones that scream, “I’m on sale!” And when they start to collect dust in the corner of t...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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