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Amazon douses Flipkart funding buzz with $2 billion fresh investment in India

A day after Flipkart made its US$1 billion funding announcement, Amazon announces that it will invest an additional US$2 billion in India.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 4:54 pm
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Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer, raises $1 billion in fresh funds

India's ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart has raised over US$1 billion, and the announcement on this will be made in a week's time, The Economic...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 8:56 pm
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Want to buy a nuclear-plant-ready face mask or a power saw? On Tolexo, you can

Books, clothes, and electronics; these we have become familiar with in stores like Flipkart. Latest online marketplace Tolexo sells heat gun...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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Japanese giant Rakuten enters India, but it’s not yet joining the ecommerce war

Japanese ecommerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has just announced its entry into India. To begin with, the firm has today opened a global unit...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 6:16 pm
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Unicommerce is on a mission to help sellers navigate India’s ecommerce labyrinth

Ever since Amazon entered the country in June last year, ecommerce in India has shifted dramatically towards the online marketplace model. B...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s largest online retail marketplace, beat all traditional retail giants to head a new list of China’s top retai...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:16 pm
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As world awaits Alibaba IPO, China’s ecommerce spending grows to $74 billion in Q1

New figures out today show that spending on China’s ecommerce sites keeps growing, hitting a grand total of RMB 446.44 billion (US$74.03 b...

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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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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With $1B funding, Flipkart fires salvo at Amazon: We’re going to be the Alibaba of India

Can Flipkart be India's Amazon? That's a moot point as Flipkart has another benchmark. US$1 billion funding puts it in the same position as ...

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 10:32 pm
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Hybrid cloud storage firm Cloudian receives $24 million funding fueled by Japanese investors

Cloudian, a US-based cloud service firm with a major Japanese presence announced a $24 million funding round for expanding global sales

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 8:49 pm
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Two brothers take aim at Singapore’s online grocery industry with high quality food delivered to doorsteps

Looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch, today the brothers are back in the game again - this time in the online groceries industry wit...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Predictry aims to give smaller retailers access to Amazon-like predictive powers

Predictry aims to give small retailers Amazon-like predictive powers

Want the Amazon trick? Chua will give it to you at a price startups can actually afford.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Is this Flipkart’s secret weapon to beat Amazon?

The Indian ecommerce cauldron is simmering. On one hand, there’s market consolidation — Flipkart, the largest etailer in the cou...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:13 pm
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Amazon’s first ever investment in China is an online fresh food grocer, could signal AmazonFresh expansion

This is the first time Amazon has ever invested in a Chinese company. The move mirrors Walmart's (NYSE:WMT) majority stake in Yihaodian.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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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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