Online Retailing

Online Retailing

April 02, 2013
Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, or Pom, is the Managing Director of Rakuten Tarad.com, Thailand’s largest e-commerce company. Pom founded Tarad.com (tarad is Thai for market) in April 1999, and since...
March 29, 2013
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., facing growing competition for quick delivery of physical goods from online retailers like Amazon.com, said it would start using its stores to get Internet orders to customers...
March 29, 2013
LimeRoad, an online shopping site for women, will expand its operations to the US and UK by June-July to tap the growing market of online women buyers. It also plans to expand its operations in 23...
March 29, 2013
Apple launched the iBookstore in Japan early this month, featuring titles from major and independent publishers, including a great selection of books from Kodansha, KADOKAWA, Bungeishunju, Gakken and...
March 28, 2013
Microsoft has opened a flagship shopping site on Tmall.com, China's largest B2C venture and part of the Alibaba Group. Alizilla, the news and commentary website of the Alibaba Group, reported that...
March 26, 2013
The head of Japanese online retailer Rakuten Inc is used to defying convention, having quit the safety of a job at the Industrial Bank of Japan at the age of 31 and insisting employees at his new...
March 26, 2013
In an increasingly vast and technology-inclined industry, retailers have found a significant need to implement solutions that not only improve their return on investment, but also maximize efficiency...
March 26, 2013
Australia’s Apparel Group, the clothing manufacturer behind iconic local fashion labels SABA, Sportscraft and Willow have achieved significant return on investment through an overhaul of the...
March 25, 2013
Lazada, the leading online department store in Southeast Asia, has earmarked USD30 million to cement its presence in Thailand and capitalise on the fast-growing local e-commerce market. The Berlin-...
March 25, 2013
Supermarket service on Tmall.com is to start in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. It also planned its presence in Beijing this year. After that, it would enter second-tier cities in China, starting from...
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