Aixuedai allows college students to purchase items like phones, tablets, laptops, and cameras using monthly installment plans.
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.
Shenzhen-based startup KnewOne might make you rethink everything you thought you knew about how ecommerce is supposed to work.
If you’re having a hard time managing your product posts on social media, replying to each and every customer inquiry, PocketMarket may be your best tool.
For all the hype around ecommerce, most sales still happen at brick-and-mortar stores. Here's a way of shopping that combines both online and offline.
The companies take a big step towards their goal of becoming a strong contender in online payments in the region.
Eyewear portal Lenskart has a unique online-offline combination model. Its “click-and-mortar franchise stores” help those who want to check spectacles before buying.
Since 2007, Reese Fernandez-Ruiz and her colleagues have been helping women in poor communities in the Philippines make a living from weaving eco-ethical fashion and home accessories.
Amazon India has been voted the country’s most preferred ecommerce website in 2014, according to the People’s Choice Survey conducted by cashback and coupons site CashKaro.com. “Amazon.in wore the cro...
Before we turn the page to 2015, let’s take a refresher on events that made headlines in the Philippine tech and startup scenes this year.
Sportdio offers free shipping and 100-day return guarantee.
China’s government-run online train ticket sales site 12306 has been causing problems since pretty much the moment it was launched. It broke during its first Spring Festival rush back in 2011, and sin...
A Chinese chicken delivery service has gotten attention from Sichuan investors for its spicy brand of WeChat-based ecommerce.
An insider's look at where ecommerce in Southeast Asia is heading.
Wanda Group, the brick-and-mortar conglomerate that formed a US$814 million joint venture with Baidu and Tencent, bought a stake in online payment firm 99Bill.
If you’re a foreigner thinking about setting up shop in Indonesia as an ecommerce business, here’s everything you need to know about the local landscape.
In seven years, the company has processed over $1.6 billion worth of transactions.