E-commerce

Alibaba users flocked to beauty and animal stores during Golden Week

Sales of cat and dog snacks and animal grooming products more than doubled.
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Alibaba users flocked to beauty and animal stores during Golden Week

Sales of cat and dog snacks and animal grooming products more than doubled.
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Taobao rolls out platform designed for senior users

It features larger texts, simplified navigation, and voice-assisted technology.
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Coupang faces allegations of manipulating employees’ work hours

Korean laws forbid workers from working more than 52 hours per week.
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JD rolls out new business offering one-hour delivery

Products with the 'Shop Now' icon can be fulfilled by nearby physical stores within 3km.
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Carousell acquires sneakers-streetwear marketplace Ox Street

This move is in line with its goal to accelerate recommerce growth in SEA.
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The Changing Face of Grocery Shopping in Singapore

The Covid-19 pandemic has driven the market and led to major shifts in consumer spending in the past 12 months. The grocery sector is one to watch, as more than half (54%) of Singaporeans spent more on groceries in the past 12 months, according to Worldpay from FIS’ 2021 Generation Pay research. The grocery boom is poised to continue, with 9 in 10 consumers expecting to spend the same or more on groceries in the upcoming year.
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SEA e-commerce spend grows exponentialy despite global decline

In-app purchases rose between March and July 2021 despite a global decline of 2.05%.

SEA social commerce growth doubles as shoppers buy, spend more: report  

Orders through social media jumped by over 100% in the first half of the year.

Surge in online grocery shopping boosts India’s e-commerce market

Traditional grocers have yet to gain footing in the online space due to large investment needed.

Amazon expands India operations in preparation for grand shopping festival

The company has expanded its fulfilment storage capacity by 40%.

How can SEA businesses expand their presence through social media?

8 out of 10 consumers in the region use online platforms to discover items they want to buy. 

How global brands can ride the e-commerce wave in Southeast Asia

ZALORA provides brands with data-driven insights derived from its 2.6 million users.

Coupang allegedly risks data breach by storing user data in China

The company argued its Chinese subsidiary does not store personal data.

Alibaba’s delivery robots carries 1 millionth parcel in one year

The company is looking to expand its fleet to 10,000 robots.

JD launches smart logistics park in Xinjiang

It is estimated to process around 1.2 million items daily.

Dark stores take off amongst India’s online grocers

The instant delivery model it enables offers huge customer convenience.

6 ways SEA businesses can adopt to digital consumers' growth

SEA is the new e-commerce powerhouse, Facebook and Bain & Company said.