BlueStone offers a range of precious jewellery. The category is estimated to be worth $50-60 billion market a year in India.
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.
It means that users of Alipay, which is China's top mobile wallet app, can now find local services like fresh flowers or food delivery inside the app.
Japanese startup Standing Ovation received $1.1 million in its second round of funding to grow its app, XZ Closet, a social media platform for women's fashion.
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The company says that the funding is sufficient to see the business through to profitability.
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Undaunted by existing players, the firm aims to capitalize on Indonesian businesses' demand for office supplies, electronics, and cleaning products.
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Sporting goods worth $1.6 billion were exported from Sialkot last year. Sportskot wants to disrupt that.
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The visual tech is included in the Indian ecommerce company’s mobile app, aimed at fashion shoppers.
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Senior executives will work in tandem with the board to ensure smooth functioning.
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