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Facebook Shops launches into South Korea

Facebook Shops has launched in South Korea to compete in a booming e-commerce market, and following roll out in Europe and the US.

Samsung and Facebook help Indian SMEs go live online

Samsung and Facebook have partnered up in India to train retailers to expand into e-commerce via social media platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp.

India’s online grocers will thrive post-Covid-19, says analyst

India’s online grocers face a bright future following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to analysis by industry research firm GlobalData.

Facebook Shops to let retailers sell directly to consumers

New platform to allow businesses to sell across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

WhatsApp and JioMart commence e-commerce rollout

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has partnered with Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service to pilot its new online food and grocery channel JioMart in an attempt to redesign Indian retail.

Facebook invests US$5.7 billion in India’s Jio Platforms

Facebook has paid US$5.7 billion for a 9.99-per-cent stake in Indian telco and e-commerce enabler Jio Platforms, becoming the largest minority shareholder in the Reliance Industries-controlled company.

Advertorial: What’s shaping the future of retail?

The last decade of e-commerce has seen massive advancements in technology. We’ve seen disruptors shake up the retail industry, and consumers continue to drive evolution.

New Gucci logo kicks off viral Facebook trend in Vietnam

The release of a “new Gucci logo” has sent keyboard warriors into a frenzy in Vietnam – but oddly, apparently not in other Asian markets just yet.

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.

Riding the digital wave: boomtime for Southeast Asian e-commerce

Increasing choice, better internet access, and rising affluence will continue to drive more spending online as Southeast Asian e-commerce enters a boom era, according to a new report.

Eventbrite ‘Buy on Facebook’ launches in Singapore

Eventbrite Singapore has launched local ‘Buy On Facebook’ integration.

The rise and rise of direct-to-consumer brands

How direct-to-consumer brands are winning over customers and what brands can learn from them.