Posts Categorized: E-commerce



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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Multiply to Continue Ramadhan Momentum with ‘Shopfest’

Multiply is being very busy during the Ramadhan month. Recently we looked at its gadget garage sale which is going on until July 30. And tod...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 6:15 pm
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Startup Ships You Cool Japanese Toys for a Monthly Subscription

Sugo Toys Japan is a new service that allows users to buy a new toy from Japan each month. It capitalizes on the popularity of Japanese mang...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 10:08 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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China’s Dangdang Launches E-Reader, Sells It for Under $100

A long time after its rumored April launch, Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) has just unveiled its own e-reader. Called the Douc...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 3:25 pm
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Fazzione Provides Discounts for Branded Fashion to Members

Fazzione is a private sales site offering discounts up to 90 percent for fashion products to site members only. Founded by Goncalo Saudade e...

  • July 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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