Friday, August 19, 2022


Consumers are tired of ecommerce promotions?

Where have the consumer traffic for major shopping festivals gone to? ecommerce promotion festivals in China have been key events for the online retailers’ traffic...

Shopee raises US$575 million Convertible Notes

Alibaba Softbank vs. Tencent Google

Indonesia ecommerce through the eyes of a veteran

Indonesia is NOT a market to be ignored and this is very apparent with the amount of investment being put in by predominantly the Chinese tech giants.

Middle East – Budding opportunities for ecommerce?

Despite the rapid growth in the market, ecommerce sales only makes up to 2% of total retail volume - which spells huge opportunities.

Why Ninja Van took off with the big boys in the...

Logistics industry is one of those that is dominated by major players. You have international players like DHL and the strong local players like...

Why “Getting rid of the middlemen” startups often fail

Disintermediation has always been a common startup idea, but what exactly are you trying to replace?

ezbuy raises US$17.6m – what happens next?

Since He Jian's meltdown last year, accusing Alibaba of playing dirty - we were in doubt if ezbuy would ever raise funds again
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Carousell still the toughest kid on the block (for now)

Carousell’s recent funding round proves that investors still have faith in it. On the other hand, Facebook’s slow progress in launching and popularizing its...

Rising Halal Prominence in Japan: Migration, Diversification and Tourism

As the land of the rising sun, Japan number of tourists infiltrating the society has been rising since the early 20th century. From its...

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