The scene is set for a shift to app commerce in India, and Flipkart wants to be an early mover. Hence its Big Billion Day Sale this week is app-only.
Ecommerce is already big in Asia, and it only has room to grow. As local startups and global players tap into new opportunities, each country also creates its own ecommerce leaders. On top of these sites, social media is even becoming a new avenue for consumers to shop. While many countries still struggle to find better payment options and access to the internet, it’s worth studying how new ecommerce players and the evolving demand of consumers shapes how Asians shop.
Entrepreneur Mike Than Tun Win saw the need for a convenient way to arrange travel plans in Myanmar so he created one-stop site Flymya.
China today saw a huge tech merger with the official confirmation of a deal to bring together daily deals and food delivery startups Dianping and Meituan.
All the ecommerce companies in India are prepping for the festivals of Dussehra and Diwali coming up in October and November. This is the biggest shopping and g...
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The homegrown car classifieds site focuses on new cars. Now with a fresh hit of capital, it’ll go head-to-head with Rocket Internet and iCar Asia.
China's Letv is headed to the US. But how will it sell its smart devices in a completely different market?
Snapdeal just made a big move that’ll allow you to try on a pair of shoes in a store and then buy them online.
Most fast moving products in the beauty space are often out of stock in retail stores. So Falguni Nayar launched a beauty startup called Nykaa.
After a stuttering start, Rocket Internet’s Daraz ecommerce marketplace is finally poised to take off
Bjarke Mikelssen, Co-Ceo of Daraz, says there’s a lot more responsibility now that they’ve raised funding.
The recent parcel bombings in China could make life difficult for China's ecommerce giants if authorities fear similar attacks could happen again.
Wydr will allow real-time catalogue sharing, network building, deal discovery, order processing, and reach expansion through unique chat-enabled tools.
Sequoia India is also an investor in Craftsvilla.
Origami, one of Japan's most-funded startups, is leveraging its successful online-to-offline shopping app to provide in-store payments.
The airline’s chairman Tony Fernandes reveals a plan to launch an ecommerce arm, saying they’re an internet company after all.
Paytm has 100 million active users for its wallet. It claims to carry out 75 million transactions every month.
The last few months have been the best in terms of startups getting significant funding. This will boost ecosystem morale, but in the long term its only the pro...