Posts Tagged ‘e-commerce’

Manulife launches world’s 1st retail Shariah global REIT fund

Manulife Asset Management Services Bhd (MAMSB) has launched what it claims to be the world’s first Shariah global real estate investment trust (REIT) fund ...

Lazada sees growth via birthday sales

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS

Online shopping platform Lazada is expected to register a good growth this year as it expands its market ...

Survey sees SingPost likely to sell, shut US e-commerce unit

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore Post Ltd (SingPost) is likely to wind down or sell its loss-making US e-commerce business after conducting a ...

The social-media purge China needs

By Adam Minter / BLOOMBERG
There are roughly 337 million users on Weibo, the popular, entertainment-oriented social-media platform owned and operated ...

Malaysia still lags in retail e-commerce

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Malaysia’s retail sales on the web remain low compared to other countries in the continent despite the many ...

Zalora expects to achieve profitability within 5 years

The e-commerce market in Malaysia is growing faster at 22%, according to COO
By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS Online fashion platform Zalora ...

China’s PDD to raise RM6b in secondary offering

NEW YORK • China’s upstart e-commerce company Pinduoduo Inc (PDD) and its shareholders led to sell more than 50 million shares in a secondary offering that ...

Alibaba Shows Signs of Strain as China’s Economy Shudders

Growth that made it an investor darling has moderated, as shoppers buy fewer phones, while merchants pull back on marketing
By ...

iPay88 expects RM14b e-commerce sales volume

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Payment gateway operator iPay88 Holding Sdn Bhd expects a sales volume of RM14 billion this year, ...

China joins talks to strike a worldwide digital trade pact

By BLOOMBERG
DAVOS • China will join a group including the US and the European Union (EU) in negotiating new rules to cover the US$25 trillion (RM102.5 ...

Cheap deals, diversified brands to drive e-commerce CNY sales

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
E-commerce platforms are expect ing the upcoming Chinese New Year (CNY) to drive up sales, thanks to ...

Jakarta’s e-commerce tax plan faces resistance from industry

By BLOOMBERG / Pic By AFP
JAKARTA • Indonesia’s plan to tax e-commerce transactions is drawing resistance from the country’s largest online retailers, ...