Predictry, Linkcious, and TargetingMantra. What these startups have in common is that they're offering personalization-as-a-service to ecommerce companies.
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.
Both companies are on a downward growth trajectory path in the last few months. Will this merger be a turning point for them?
JD, China’s second biggest ecommerce company, saw RMB63.0 billion (US$10.2 billion) in consumer sales in Q2 2014, the firm revealed today.
An estimated 16 million babies are born each year in China. Two million extra are on the way with China's relaxed one-child policy.
The recent IPO of China’s top online classifieds site has sparked new competition in this very unsexy sector.
The wizards who personalized Amazon now have a Dave McClure-backed startup offering it to etailers big and small
Gurgaon-based TargetingMantra, a 500Strong startup, has a SaaS-based tech tool to figure out what ecommerce consumers are interested in and deliver personalized...
This is a guide for expats in China on how to shop online using the JD Mall app with cash-on-delivery payment.
Mostly, we have seen Indian startups replicating internet-based business models that have worked in the West. JustDial is an example of a home-grown Indian busi...
By catering to men's online buying behavior, Packnada, Tate & Tonic, and Edit Suits hope to capture a lucrative niche.
Internet companies in Asia have been clamoring for a better online payment gateway. Braintree could answer their call soon.
Consumers in China will account for about 20 percent of global luxury sales in 2015 - that's worth US$29.1 billion.
The team’s mission is to enable shoppers to be able to buy items that are either unavailable in their country, or are far more expensive even if they are availa...
Fashion estore WearYouWant has secured US$1.5 million in funding to help the startup grow and expand across Southeast Asia to rival Zalora.
Unfortunately, there’s no English version of Taobao and Tmall, so if you can't read Chinese, then the sites can be a bit daunting, even with Google Translate.
A day after Flipkart made its US$1 billion funding announcement, Amazon announces that it will invest an additional US$2 billion in India.
Can Flipkart be India's Amazon? That's a moot point as Flipkart has another benchmark. US$1 billion funding puts it in the same position as Alibaba in 2005.
Klik-Eat is one of Indonesia’s biggest online food delivery business. The team talks about their biggest challenge operating in the country.
Submitting an order from Edaixi’s website, native app, or WeChat account will dispatch a courier to pick up the laundry and bring it back clean within 72 hours.
Browsing through, finding, and registering for an online course has just become as easy as buying a book. India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart today ...
India's ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart has raised over US$1 billion, and the announcement on this will be made in a week's time, The Economic Times reported.