Posts Tagged: Online Shopping

Rakuten confirms Ebates acquisition, Ebates CEO admits Alibaba threat encouraged his decision

Rakuten’s international business just got a shot in the arm.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 5:24 pm
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9 Indonesian E-Commerce Players: We’re All Doing Fine!

18 popular online shopping sites in Indonesia (2014 edition)

One of the sure things in Indonesia’s internet industry is the ample amount of ecommerce startups hanging around the corner.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Rocket Internet, startups in Pakistan

How Rocket Internet is Getting Into Pakistan On the Ground Floor (INTERVIEW)

Germany’s Samwer brothers, the duo behind the startup dynamo that is Rocket Internet, love unformed markets where they can get in earl...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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In 2013, China surpasses America as top ecommerce market

This Is The Year China Becomes The World’s Top E-Commerce Market (CHARTS)

With China’s e-commerce market set to be worth nearly $300 billion this year, 2013 will mark the watershed moment when China surpasses the...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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3 E-Commerce Trends to Watch in China in 2013

China’s e-commerce sector has grown rapidly over the course of the past five years. By the end of the third quarter of 2012, the total tra...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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E-commerce the new past time for elderly

E-commerce: The New Pastime for the Elderly in China

In China, online shopping is very common among young people these days. However, the e-commerce craze has also become a hit among the older ...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Indian Lingerie E-Commerce Site Proving Popular in its First Year

India-based lingerie e-commerce site is celebrating its one-year anniversary, with some impressive accomplishments to date. The c...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Paypal Loses Biggest Asia Partner as China’s DHgate Pulls the Plug

Remember that massive deal between PayPal and the Chinese B2B e-commerce site DHgate? The huge one that was PayPal’s biggest partnersh...

  • August 8, 2012
  • at 11:03 am
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Japan’s DeNA Uses Its E-Commerce Expertise To Help Local Retailer Online

Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) is announcing today a deal with Seiyu, a Japanese subsidiary of Walmart, to create online shopping services fo...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Rakuten confirms attempt to buy US coupon firm Ebates; stock falls 4% over rumored $1B price

The move creates a new revenue stream in the US.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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China Luxury E-Commerce

China’s Luxury E-Commerce Market to Be Worth $27 Billion in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

In China's $300-billion online shopping industry, one of the most interesting and international segments is Chinese luxury e-commerce.

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 2:57 pm
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JinJin loyalty cards

Appconomy Builds Up its Mobile Payments and Loyalty Cards Service for China

Chinese consumers have plenty of choices if they want to use their smartphones to get discount coupons, but we’ve seen very few startu...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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China’s Online Retailers Tap Convenience Stores for Package Pick-Ups

Although Chinese consumers are hot for the nation’s e-commerce sites – with one in seven urbanites shopping online each month &#...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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What is the Best E-Commerce Strategy For Western Companies in China?

I always enjoy connecting with other Asia technology professionals to share insights on how to best leverage digital media and e-commerce in...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Another Chinese E-Commerce Site Bites the Dust as VCotton Gets its Socks Seized

Ba-da-boom-boom-boom, another one bites the dust. Yes, the big-spending, low-margins world of B2C Chinese e-commerce has claimed another vic...

  • August 22, 2012
  • at 11:55 am
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That’s a Lot of Gadgets: Tmall Hits $3.17 Billion in Sold Electronics in H1 2012

With half-year financial results coming in thick and fast, China’s biggest B2C ecommerce site, Tmall, has revealed that it sold 20 bil...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Taobao Sellers Stressed as Online Retailing Gets Tougher

Being one of millions of amateur shopkeepers on China’s Taobao, the country’s biggest consumer-to-consumer online marketplace, can be to...

  • July 24, 2012
  • at 3:10 pm
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