Posts Tagged: Amazon


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Amazon woos merchants in India, helps deliver items faster to shoppers

In a bid to reach out to more online merchants in India, Amazon India today announced two initiatives that will help make life easier for it...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 10:37 pm
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The lowdown on Lang Van’s massive $400 million lawsuit to obliterate Vietnam’s VNG

The biggest lawsuit against a Vietnamese tech company ever is now going down in Boston, Massachusetts. The American record company Lang Van ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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With Ensogo founders’ backing, Thai startup WhatsNew aims to outdo Rocket Internet

Have you heard of Quidsi? The name might not be too familiar, but it might ring a bell when I say it’s an American company that owns and o...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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Asia online money transaction ecosystem from the eye of a PayPal competitor

Payoneer is a leading provider of global payout solutions, offering a simple way for individuals or businesses to send money to other people...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Amazon India gets glam with new cosmetics and beauty products

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched in India this June with a limited line-up of products, but a few gaps are slowly being filled in. Today the Am...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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After $200 Million Funding, Flipkart Reinforces Its E-Books Section with New Apps

India’s e-commerce site Flipkart, which received the country’s largest e-commerce investment of $200 million recently, is launching thre...

  • August 7, 2013
  • at 5:42 pm
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The Price is Right: 8 Hot Shopping Search Engines in India

India’s e-commerce market is vast and dynamic, and it’s not even anywhere near the saturation point of e-shopping sectors in wes...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 3:57 pm
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A Vietnamese Startup BiitBook Hunts for the E-book Publishing Market

A Vietnamese Startup BiitBook Hunts for the E-book Publishing Market

In Southeast Asia, we’ve seen the compelling rise of Ookbee and Scoop, and chat app giants like Line and KakaoTalk are also getting into t...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Finally, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and Fire HD Launch Today in China

Though it’s likely that not many Chinese users care all that much, the tech world has nonetheless been awaiting the arrival of Amazon’s ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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Vingroup to spend over $30 million to be the top e-commerce player in Vietnam

Vingroup is about to spend $30 million on e-commerce for the next five years to be a leader in the market. It's unclear how the current play...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Snapdeal one-ups Amazon and Flipkart by offering same-day delivery at no extra charge

Not long after Amazon and Flipkart both rolled out their next-day delivery services for India late in 2013, New Dehli-based online marketpla...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:20 pm
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Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

In what could looks to be a new trend in India’s e-commerce industry, Flipkart has come up with a speedy delivery service that guarant...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Meet 500Trends, a social e-commerce site with flavors of Amazon, Pinterest, and Instagram

Lots of startups around the world have combined e-commerce with social elements, hoping that person-to-person engagement can entice users to...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Tiki, Vietnam’s Amazon, secures series B funding

Tiki, Vietnam's Amazon, just secured a series B funding from Sumitomo corporation to take on Vietnam's burgeoning e-commerce market.

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 12:25 pm
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Battling Against Rocket Internet’s Lazada, Bhinneka Wants to be Indonesia’s Amazon

Indonesian homegrown B2C e-commerce site Bhinneka recently celebrated its 14th anniversary. The company has consistently made its presence f...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 8:07 pm
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Rumor: Amazon China to Partner with Alibaba, Join Tmall?

Rumor: Amazon China to Partner with Alibaba, Join Tmall?

We try to avoid reporting rumors that rely solely on the testimony of completely anonymous sources, but this one is just to weird not to pas...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Just 1 Week After Opening in India, Amazon Preps Indian Launch of Kindle and Fire HD

That was quick work. Amazon India made a quiet launch just last week, and now three of Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) hardware models are set for ...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Amazon Finally Launches in India, But Only Sells Books

E-commerce in India is heating up today as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has finally launched its site in India TheNextWeb, the Amazon India site onl...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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