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Delivery Hero buys South Korean rival Woowa

Berlin-headquartered online food delivery operator Delivery Hero has acquired Seoul-based rival Woowa for US$4 billion.

What the new JD superstore says about the future of e-commerce

On Singles Day this year, China’s largest online retailer JD.com launched a 50,000 sqm JD superstore in Chongqing, Mainland China. Nicknamed the E-Space store, the massive, 5G-equipped high-tech complex is designed to flex JD’s strengths in retail technology, logistics, and services. More than 30,000 customers crammed into the store, purchasing over 10 million RMB worth of products t…

LightInTheBox sees strong third-quarter growth

Beijing-based e-commerce retailer LightInTheBox achieved US$59.9 million sales in its third quarter to September, up 35 per cent year on year.

Japanese airline ANA uses avatar robots to let customers shop remotely

Japanese airline ANA has opened a pop-up shop equipped with avatar robots that enable customers to shop remotely.

Amore K-beauty store pops up in Singapore with Lazada

An Amore K-beauty store has launched in Singapore in partnership with Lazada, both online and offline.

SSense curates luxury dogwear for the perfect puparazzi

Global fashion platform Ssense is debuting a dogwear line on its e-commerce platform ssense.com.

Asian E-Tailing Summit drew 1500

The third Asian E-tailing Summit, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), event drew close to 1500 e-tailers and business professionals from related sectors.

Logistics brands top customer experience rankings

Hong Kong-based consumers have named logistics brands as top performers for customer experience excellence (CEE), according to an online KPMG survey of 1999 consumers in the city.

Why Ikea and Nike have walked away from Amazon

When major global brands like Ikea and Nike announce they are exiting a major global platform like Amazon, it is clear that a strategic shift is in the making

Book reviews on YouTube are driving massive sales boost

Book reviews on YouTube are driving massive spikes in sales of some titles and even influencing the demographics profiles of buyers of titles.

Aeon teams with UK online grocer Ocado to boost online offer

Japanese supermarket operator Aeon is seeking to expand its e-commerce arm by hiring British online grocer Ocado.

HKTDC to host five annual events next week

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is going to hold five major events at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre next week.