Posts Tagged: online retail


Personalization-as-a-service is the new thing in ecommerce

Predictry, Linkcious, and TargetingMantra. What these startups have in common is that they're offering personalization-as-a-service to ecomm...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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SingPost sells its online luxury goods store to Reebonz

SingPost is bidding sayonara to Clout Shoppe, an online luxury goods store it started in 2011. It has sold the business to Reebonz, a compan...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 10:09 am
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What happens when data geeks run a fashion label

Business intelligence and data analytics are not words you usually hear uttered at a fashion label. But for Andrew Wolf and Gonçalo Reis, f...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Finding Asian art is hard, so interior designer gets angel money to sell art online

E-commerce is touching every aspect of our lives, from groceries to fashion to baby products. Art is no exception. Startups like Artsy, Art...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 11:17 am
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What Are the Biggest Challenges of B2C Marketing in China?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answer that follows was provided by Ashton Lee, Grows China Businesses, @mrashtonlee. Go...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Tencent B2B2C Platform Set for October Launch, With Partners

Tencent’s huge new B2B2C e-commerce platform is on course to launch in October, according to the Chinese media today. Tencent already ...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Taobao Launches Gorgeous iPad E-commerce App [PICS]

Taobao, the largest e-commerce site in China, launched its iPad e-commerce app yesterday to serve iPad Chinese shoppers while they’re...

  • June 24, 2011
  • at 2:36 pm
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Here’s SingPost’s grand plan to rule ecommerce in Asia

Update (March 7): The article previously stated that SingPost’s annual profit was US$29.4 million. That is incorrect. It is US$111 mil...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Skype co-founder hops onto Singapore’s HipVan, joins as latest angel investor

Singapore-based startup, HipVan today announced that Skype co-founder Toivo Annus has become one of its investors. The amount invested is un...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 7:42 am
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Zalora prepping IPO in the US, job posting suggests

Zalora, a fashion e-commerce store in East Asia, could be gearing up for an IPO in the United States. The Rocket Internet company last week ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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Facebook co-founder joins online grocery store RedMart’s $5.4m funding round

Update on January 28: Pivotal Asia, a new venture capital firm headed by headed by Shane Chesson and Hian Goh, who sold his company Asian F...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 9:43 am
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How Do China’s Online Retailers Differ from Major Online Retailers of the United States?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answers that follow were provided by Ben Chiang, Adventure Capitalist, Zach Brown, a Tex...

  • December 18, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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From Sex Toys to Handbags: 5 Specialist Chinese E-Commerce Sites to Watch

Sex toys, handbags, high heels, baby milk. No, this isn’t a review for an upcoming chick-flick movie – those are some of the key...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 10:48 am
Read More Angers High Street Bookstores with 65% Book Discounts

Chinese e-commerce website – which is best known for its books, thereby getting dubbed China’s Amazon by western me...

  • April 26, 2011
  • at 5:13 pm
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