Posts Tagged: flash sales

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This Indonesian ecommerce site helps retailers ship away past season’s goods fast

VIP Plaza is moving really fast in Indonesia. In just six months, the team has grown to a 75-man team. And they’re still aggressively hiri...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Why Xiaomi faces a catch-22 situation in India, and what it is doing about it

The Xiaomi business model requires it to enter a new market with low volumes. But the huge attraction for its value-for-money phones in Indi...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
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Flash sales site in China looks for a luxury boost from a rare Maserati

Chinese luxury flash sales website Glamour Sales has teamed up with Italian auto-maker Maserati to sell a special edition car online.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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4 reasons why Asian tech companies are using flash sales to sell their stuff

Flash sales are becoming an increasingly popular way to sell products online. We're seeing the trend grow among Chinese tech companies, most...

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Xiaomi Redmi Singapore launch

Xiaomi’s first batch of phones in Singapore sells out in under 8 minutes

Today Xiaomi doled out its first batch of Redmi phones (once known in Chinese-speaking markets as the Hongmi) on its website today. At 12:00...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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Fashion flash sales site VIP Plaza launches today in Indonesia

Fashion flash sales site VIP Plaza launches today in Indonesia with CyberAgent Ventures funding

Indonesia’s e-shoppers now have one more option when buying clothes online. VIP Plaza launches today as a flash sales site focused on ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 1:03 pm
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In its first flash sale outside China, Xiaomi sold 10,000 smartphones in under 10 minutes

Today Xiaomi held its latest online flash sale, this time doling out 10,000 of its Hongmi devices to customers based in Taiwan for NT$ 3,999...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad

Stephanie Chai of Luxe Nomad: I’m earning less than in modeling, yet strangely happier

In a male-dominated world of tech startups, travel flash sales site TheLuxeNomad is an oddity. Its CEO and founder, Stephanie Chai, has rai...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

The fashion-loving Japanese startup Muse & Co has raised 350 million yen, about $3.4 million, in series B funding for its fledgling e-co...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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xiaomi redmi 1s sale

In India, 4-second Redmi sellout shows again Xiaomi is too popular for its own comfort

It was another lottery in India for the sale of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S, just like it had been for the Mi 3 earlier. 40,000 units of Redmi 1S sold...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Xiaomi’s first batch of Mi 3 phones in India sells out in 38 minutes

Earlier this afternoon, China-based phonemaker Xiaomi announced the end of its first-ever flash sale in India. According to a Facebook post,...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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In first Malaysia flash sale, Xiaomi sells 4,000 Mi3 smartphones in 17 minutes

While 4,000 phones in 17 minutes is nothing to scoff at, the Mi3 units sold markedly slower than in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Chinese phone maker Xiaomi raked in $242 million in 12 hours during its day-long sales blitz

By now, most followers of Chinese phone maker Xiaomi are familiar with its weekly flash sales. Yesterday, however, the company held what mig...

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 9:56 am
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Flash sales are suddenly fashionable in Indonesia with the launch of BrandClozet

BrandClozet guarantees that it only offers exclusive sales items on the site, and that the fashion labels don’t offer the same promotions ...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

In its first flash sale in Hong Kong, Xiaomi sold 10,000 Hongmi devices in 36 seconds

Just when we start thinking Xiaomi is bound to cool off, it continues to keep us on our toes. Today Xiaomi held its first flash sale in Hong...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:32 pm
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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 1:31 pm
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Singapore startup The Luxe Nomad

Luxury travel deals site The Luxe Nomad gets funding worth $700,000

Singapore-based luxury travel startup The Luxe Nomad has secured yet another funding round to boost its growth. Today’s sum is an exact S$...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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Luxa funding

Japan’s Flash Sales Frenzy Continues with Series B Funding for Luxa

Selling everything from pricey sake to quality skincare products, Luxa.jp, as its name might suggest, is a luxury-oriented e-commerce site. ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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