E-COMMERCE firm Lazada on Thursday announced a series of products and services aimed at accelerating the growth of its brands and sellers. The offerings are meant to resolve pain points that...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday made a move into potentially lucrative e-commerce by adding an option to buy products shown off in posts by selected brands.

[SINGAPORE] Singapore Post is likely to wind down or sell its loss-making US e-commerce business after conducting a strategic review of the unit, according to a Bloomberg survey.

FASHION e-commerce startup Pomelo has appointed Jim Boland, the former chief financial officer (CFO) of online grocery platform Redmart, as its new CFO.

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TICKLED Media, the startup behind parenting portal theAsianparent, is set to launch an e-commerce venture targeting mothers this year, CEO Roshni Mahtani told The Business Times.

VISENZE, a startup that sells artificial intelligence (AI) technology to boost e-commerce, has raised US$20 million in Series C funding. The funding round was co-led by venture capital firm Gobi...

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FASHION and lifestyle products platform Zilingo has raised US$226 million in equity in a series D funding round led by Sequoia Capital.

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IT used to be that the buzz along Orchard Road was a gauge of the health of Singapore's retail industry. Those days are long gone in today's high-tech retail world, where more of the action...

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THE cash registers rang loud and clear throughout 2018 at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (MBS), with the luxury mall racking up its highest sales revenue in a calendar year since the integrated...

ALIBABA-BACKED Lazada will be integrating home-grown e-grocer RedMart onto its platform on March 15, as part of the group's plan to accelerate the growth of its supermarket business in South-...