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Singapore’s Ecommerce Shopmatic Raises $5.7m to Expand into Indonesia

Shopmatic, an ecommerce enabler for small businesses, announced pre-series A funding of US$5.7 million led by Singapore-based VC firm ACP and Spring

What Can Retailers Do to Improve Their Omnichannel Experience?

21% of retailers around the world are still using catalogs to promote their products and as much as 18% of retailers are still dependent on a call center.

Alibaba to Lead $1b Round into Chinese Food Delivery Startup

Once completed, the deal would mark the country’s second-largest startup fundraising effort so far in 2017, surpassed only by ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing’s $5.5 billion round

Hong Kong’s Qupital Raises $2M Led by Alibaba to Help SMEs With Loans

The startup wants to free small companies on tight budgets from the restraints of unpaid invoices.

Online Shoppers in Thailand to Reach 14 million by 2021

As ecommerce in Thailand is aggressively propelling forward, even companies with a rich traditional heritage such as Somjai, one of Thailand’s oldest and most...

China’s Didi Raises $5.5Bln to Fund Global Push

China's Didi company confirmed fundraising rumors today; it has raised a fresh $5.5 billion to continue global expansion and to invest deeper into emerging areas like artificial intelligence

How Are Asian Shoppers Doing Five Years After Digital Disruption?

Asia Pacific is a region with burgeoning population growth, a predominantly young workforce, improving living standards and a growing middle class with an increasing desire to spend.

Alibaba Eyes Thailand For Trade Center & Emtek Group

The Chinese ecommerce giant is planning to set up a regional electronic-trade centre and logistics system in Bangkok to link Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) markets.