Posts Categorized: Ecommerce



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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The NBA Becomes an Official Tmall Vendor

The NBA is super popular in China. So is Tmall, Alibaba’s upscale brands-only no-knockoffs-here e-commerce site. Yesterday, the NBA an...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Lazada Looks to Attract More Female Customers with One Direction Contest

Today e-commerce service Lazada Indonesia, together with Sony Music Indonesia, announced that they’re holding a contest called “Bring Me...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 11:09 pm
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E-commerce: The New Pastime for the Elderly in China

In China, online shopping is very common among young people these days. However, the e-commerce craze has also become a hit among the older ...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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BingDian Hotels App Checks-In Some Series A Funding

The makers of the BingDian Hotels app, which we looked at earlier this year shortly after it launched, has checked-in some series A funding....

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Veritrans Indonesia Officially Launches, Aspires to be the Nation’s Payment System

Veritrans Indonesia held a press conference today in Jakarta to officially launch its payment system. A joint-venture between Veritrans Japa...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Celebrate Batik Day with Sandang Indonesia

If you happen to be in Jakarta today, you would likely see a lot of people wearing traditional batik. While most Indonesians are celebrating...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:45 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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China’s Top 10 Tech Companies by Revenue

A Chinese research institute, in cooperation with authorities in Beijing, has compiled a list of China’s top 100 tech and web companie...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 6:35 pm
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Tencent Acquires a Struggling Smaller Rival to Boost E-Commerce Efforts

We’re seeing a lot of struggling Chinese e-commerce sites these days, with a number of smaller e-tailers imploding under the weight of...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Indonesia to Block 83 Fake Drug Marketing Websites

Indonesia’s National Agency for Drug and Food Control (BPOM) has identified 83 sites which promote illegal and fake drugs/medicines online...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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China’s Online Travel Sales to Hit $48 Billion by 2016, But India Will Show Most Growth

A new report from eMarketer reckons that China’s well-established online travel sector will hit $32.51 billion in sales for the year 2...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 3:47 pm
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Groupon Indonesia’s Twitter Just Got Hacked and Hijacked

Well this is awkward – Indonesia’s Groupon Twitter account just got hacked. Formerly at @disdus, the page has now been hijacked and ...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 2:04 pm
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Railway Ministry Mobile App Fails to Materialize; Kaifu Lee Recommends Ikamobile App Instead

Back before China’s Railway Ministry launched its new site and the focus moved to how it was still broken and how it apparently cost $...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Netizen Uncovers More Corruption in China’s Ongoing Train Ticket Scandal

China’s Railway Ministry is notorious for corruption, so much so that the former minister was sacked for corruption in 2011. Since the...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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