Posts Categorized: E-commerce



Facing Rising Labor Costs, One Chinese E-Commerce Site Opts For “Made in Bangladesh”

Vancl is China’s top own-brand e-commerce site, selling its own cheap yet cheerful clothing items in a manner similar to Japan’s...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 4:39 pm
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Hometown: Pakistan’s First E-Commerce Site Selling Handmade Products

Based in Pakistan, Hometown claims to be the first e-commerce site selling handmade leather products in the country. The startup was founded...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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Indonesian Top Brand Awards 2012: List of Tech Winners!

The Top Brand Awards 2012, conducted by Frontier Consulting Group and Marketing magazine, wrapped up last night at Hotel Mulia, Jakarta. The...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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2,082 Chinese Group Buy Sites Bit the Dust in the Last Nine Months

What goes up must come down, and China’s group buy sector has been busy learning that the hard way for the past nine months. According...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Chinese Retailer Finds Triple-Digit Growth Only Happens Online

This is why retailers need a strong presence in e-commerce. Chinese electronics retailer Suning (SHE:002024) has posted unaudited results fo...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 12:37 pm
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Despite Over $50 Million in Funding, E-Tailer Yaodian100 Vanishes Offline

That was quite a vanishing act. The Chinese e-commerce site Yaodian100 – which has, over the years, received over $50 million in fundi...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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Video Shopping Startup CuriousCatch Launches Today

Singapore-based startup CuriousCatch.com is diving into the e-commerce battlefield today. But it is approaching it with a twist — usin...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 1:08 pm
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Rumah123.com Announces Partnership with Urbanesia

Rumah123.com, one of the largest property websites in Indonesia, has just announced an exclusive partnership with Urbanesia [1], a well know...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rakuten Speaks Out About A Difficult Week For Kobo

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) Kobo e-reader launched in Japan back on July 19th, and even though pre-orders went very well, the initial week or...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 2:25 pm
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Facebook E-Commerce Platform LakuBgt Has Big Plans

Indonesian startup LakuBgt.com, whose name stands for “Laku Banget” (meaning “really sells a lot” in English), essentially helps onl...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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DSYR Combines Flash Sales With Great Design

Founded by Ben Chin and Kian Howe, Malaysia-based startup DSYR (stands for “Design Styles Year Round”) combines flash sales with...

  • August 6, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Yotomo App to Add QR and NFC Next Week, Daily Deals in Future

Indonesian location-based app Yotomo plans to release a new QR and NFC scan feature in its mobile app on August 10, and the startup also dis...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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That’s a Lot of Gadgets: Tmall Hits $3.17 Billion in Sold Electronics in H1 2012

With half-year financial results coming in thick and fast, China’s biggest B2C ecommerce site, Tmall, has revealed that it sold 20 bil...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Uses Its E-Commerce Expertise To Help Local Retailer Online

Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) is announcing today a deal with Seiyu, a Japanese subsidiary of Walmart, to create online shopping services fo...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Report: VIPStore to Cut Nearly Half of Workforce in Major Shake-Up

In China’s crowded luxury e-commerce market, it would appear that VIPStore (aka: Jiapin.com) is having to be, somewhat paradoxically, ...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm
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After a Long Time, Asian Art E-commerce Startup ArtKred Now in Beta

ArtKred is a Singapore-based startup founded by undergraduate Spencer Yang. The startup has had quite a journey so far. It started as PizzaB...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Kaskus.Us Domain Ownership Changes Hands?

The “.us” domain of Indonesia’s biggest online forum Kaskus is no longer owned by the website’s company, PT. Darta Media Indonesia. ...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 7:19 pm
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A New Travel E-Commerce Site Gives Chinese Tourists Tickets Galore

Today is Friday, and so it’s the most apt time to profile a startup called “Friday” – or Zhouwu in Chinese. It’...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 1:40 pm
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