Amazon China to close local marketplace and place...
Amazon has finally given up the fight with Chinese online shopping giants to capture the domestic market. On Thursday,...
Alibaba will let you find restaurants and order...
Competition in the Chinese internet has for years been about who controls your mobile apps. These days, giants are...
JD founder cautions logistics business must...
Alibaba’s arch-foe JD.com has long prided itself on owning and controlling its logistics services: couriers are...
African e-commerce startup Jumia’s shares open...
Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia listed on the New York Stock Exchange today, with shares beginning...
DHL launches Africa eShop app for global...
DHL is launching an e-commerce app called DHL Africa eShop for global retailers to sell goods to Africa’s...
Tencent Q4 profit disappoints, but cloud and...
China’s Tencent reported disappointing profits in the fourth quarter on the back of surging costs but saw...
Surging costs send shares of ecommerce challenger...
China’s new tech force Pinduoduo is continuing its race to upend the ecommerce space, even at the expense of its...
Food delivered to the doorstep is not so cheap in...
A big selling point of ordering food to the doorstep in China is price, which, in the early years, could be much...
Alibaba challenger Pinduoduo is bringing imported...
Pinduoduo, the latest challenger to China’s ecommerce dominators Alibaba and JD.com, wants to bring affordable,...
Apple is offering interest-free financing to...
Apple is looking to get over its sales woes in China but offering prospective customers interest-free financing with a...
Amazon is reportedly merging its China import...
You’d be forgiven for not knowing Amazon has operated in China for more than a decade, but perhaps not for much...
E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to...
If you’re looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce...
First China, now Starbucks gets an ambitious...
Asia’s venture capital-backed startups are gunning for Starbucks . In China, the U.S. coffee giant is being...
Go-Jek makes first close of $2 billion round at...
Southeast Asia-based ride-sharing firm Go-Jek is making progress with its plan to raise up to $2 billion in fresh...
Momo, Vietnam’s top payment app, lands big...
Fintech in Southeast Asia continues to pique the attention of global investors. Alibaba, Tencent and others have...
Easyship, a Stripe for global e-commerce...
Easyship, a Hong Kong-based startup that aims to make international shipping for e-commerce as easy as payments, has...
Alibaba and Amazon move over, we visited JD.com...
The arms race to build the future of grocery stores is heating up in China. To no one’s surprise, the main...
Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people...
Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company...
Chinese AI startup Tianrang raises a $26M funding...
Chinese AI startup Tianrang has raised a $26 million (RMB180 million) funding round from China’s Gaorong Capital...
Tencent leads $50M investment in NewsDog, an app...
The growth of China’s Bytedance, an ambitious $30 billion tech firm, and its highly-addictive Toutiao news...