Posts Tagged: c2c


HelloMarket, Korea's Craigslist on steroids, gets funding to expand in Japan and more countries

HelloMarket, Korea’s Craigslist on steroids, gets funding to expand in Japan and more countries

South Korea-based HelloMarket is like Craigslist on steroids, with a better interface oriented around photos and a built-in escrow payments ...

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 5:29 pm
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Vietnamese classifieds site Chotot gets over 150 million page views per month, but has never made a dime [EDITED]

Amongst the many e-commerce websites that are up and coming in Vietnam, Chotot.vn has been the quietest with respect to the media but loudes...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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OLX India classifieds site

India’s top online classifieds site looks to mobile, localized trade for growth

Online classified ads might seem like an easy digital replication of an old newspaper bulwark for the PC era, but it’s not quite as simple...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Taobao and Weibo

Alibaba and Sina Weibo Are Set to Jump-Start Social Commerce With New ‘Weibo Stores’

After Alibaba coughed up over half a billion dollars for a 18 percent stake in Sina Weibo, many are waiting to see how the two will fuse e-c...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 12:20 pm
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Asia ecommerce stats 2013

Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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Indonesia’s C2C Marketplace Gets Ballsy: Shopious Will Charge Merchants Next Year

Indonesian e-commerce marketplace Shopious is making its debut appearance today. Right from the bat, I personally think that this project is...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 2:46 pm
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China’s M-Commerce Shopping Spree to Hit $27.1 Billion in 2014, Surpassing US Mobile Shoppers (Infographic)

We recently looked into China’s vast e-commerce market and saw that, by 2014, China will have an estimated 322 million e-shoppers who&...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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Prices on the Rise? New Tax Policy May Make Chinese E-Commerce Sites Pricier

Late last week I wrote about how e-commerce sites in China evade taxation by not providing official invoices (which can only be purchased fr...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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China’s Taobao and Tmall Top 1 Trillion RMB ($159 Billion) in Sales So Far This Year

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has just announced that two of its sites, Taobao and Tmall, have collectively hit RMB 1 t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 3:27 pm
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ecommerce spending in China, Q1 2014

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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Mogujie merchant stores

China’s top Pinterest clone tries to lure in e-merchants

Mogujie, China’s money-spinning Pinterest clone, is venturing even further into e-commerce these days. The site has launched an open platf...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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China’s e-commerce market to hit $71 billion in sales in Q2; these are the top 10 e-stores

China’s e-shoppers now number over 240 million, who collectively spend an average of $40,000 per second. But the nation’s e-comm...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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China ecommerce

China Leads Asia in VC Investments in E-Commerce; Sadly Acquisitions Are a Rare Sight [STATS]

Earlier today we looked at a report that has counted up $6.9 billion in investments among Asian e-commerce sites from 2010 to the present da...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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tokopedia

How Tokopedia is Building Indonesia’s Taobao

Tokopedia has grown over the years to become one of the favorite C2C marketplace destinations for Indonesians to buy and sell. Founded in 20...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 10:15 am
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AliExpress global

China’s Alibaba Refocuses its AliExpress Site as a Global Shopping Marketplace

Alibaba has restructured and refocused its English-language AliExpress site so that it focuses more on global shoppers. Previously aimed mor...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 7:56 pm
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China Taobao mobile shopping

China’s Top E-Commerce Sites Saw 600% Growth in Mobile Shopping Last Year

We know that China’s netizens love shopping online – and collectively spend about $40,000 per second on local e-commerce sites &...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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Appconomy Makes Custom Apps for Merchants on China's Taobao

Appconomy Makes Custom Apps for Merchants on China’s Taobao

China’s seminal e-commerce site Taobao, which enables anyone to become an amateur shopkeeper, has over a million merchants on its plat...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rumor: China’s Taobao Shopping Site Set for Major Facelift This Month

China’s biggest e-commerce site, the eBay-esque Taobao, is rumored to soon get the biggest facelift in its lifetime, drastically tidyi...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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