3:34 pm on Mar 13, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Alibaba’s financial affiliate Ant Financial has a 25% stake in Paytm, and now Ratan Tata who heads US$100 billion Tata group of companies has also picked up a minority stake in this mobile commerce in...
4:57 pm on Feb 27, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
Taiwan Line users can now buy new and used goods from Line Mart.
7:00 am on Feb 27, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
The huge growth potential of tech startups as vast swathes of Indians get online is persuading Japanese investors to overcome their instinctive reluctance to enter a chaotic market like India.
5:18 pm on Feb 20, 2015 by Mark Bivens
Consumers in Thailand are using Instagram stores to discover products and then discuss the sale via Line.
12:32 pm on Feb 18, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Wooplr lets users discover fashion and food products they like, find what’s trending around them through photographs, and recommend those to their friends and the community.
7:33 pm on Feb 12, 2015 by Leighton Cosseboom
Here are ten interesting Indonesian ecommerce players that are excelling at mobile shopping.
11:06 am on Feb 2, 2015 by Steven Millward
Line, the popular messaging app with 181 million monthly active users at the last count, is set to launch online grocery deliveries across Southeast Asia.
8:58 am on Jan 8, 2015 by Steven Millward
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.
6:45 pm on Dec 30, 2014 by Josh Horwitz
A Taiwanese ecommerce veteran is betting that app storefronts will topple the island's incumbents in online shopping.
5:48 pm on Dec 26, 2014 by Felicia Moursalien
An insider's look at where ecommerce in Southeast Asia is heading.
12:39 pm on Dec 3, 2014 by Steven Millward
Nearly five months after the initial tie-up in Singapore, today WeChat and EasyTaxi announced that its partnership is rolling out to Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
11:43 pm on Oct 1, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
While the big cats of ecommerce fight it out for leadership stakes in India, a jackal may run off with the spoils - mobile commerce innovator Paytm.
7:15 pm on Sep 10, 2014 by Josh Horwitz
Two of China's internet giants are already investing money to merge their e-commerce businesses with the country's retail vendors.
4:12 pm on Sep 5, 2014 by Leighton Cosseboom
The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to him, as with all things mobile, the largest area of mCommerce...
12:57 pm on Sep 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising tide of mcommerce?
2:29 pm on Sep 1, 2014 by Julia Q. Zhu
WeChat, China’s most popular mobile messaging app, has already become a handy tool for businesses in China to engage with Chinese customers.
5:45 pm on Jul 31, 2014 by Steven Millward
5,000 EasyTaxi rides have so far been taken by people who booked in WeChat. The tie-up currently only works in Singapore.
11:33 am on Jul 28, 2014 by Josh Horwitz
This morning, Chinese e-retailer JD announced it has attained exclusive rights to accept China’s first pre-orders for the Xbox One. But gamers who open a desktop web browser and input JD’s URL won’t...