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Live streaming helps Lazada sellers boost sales during lockdowns

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada says total gross merchandise volume (GMV) generated through its LazLive livestreaming service increased by 45 per cent month-on-month during April.

Wish lead the Top 5 shopping apps in March 2020

The top 5 shopping apps in March 2020

The world’s top 5 shopping apps globally hit 26.9 million downloads in March, according to data gathered by LearnBonds – Wish was number 1.

Alumak to provide working capital loans to Lazada’s online sellers

Lazada has partnered with Southeast Asian fintech startup Alumak to provide online merchants with working capital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Robinsons Jem mall store in Singapore to close by August

Singapore department store Robinsons is to close its store in Jem mall after what it terms an “amicable exit” after negotiations with landlord, Lendlease.

Singapore E-commerce Programme breaks barriers to going online

Enterprise Singapore has launched the Singapore E-commerce Programme to support SME retailers with little or no e-commerce experience to commence online trading.

Alibaba promises ‘spring thunder’ to support SMEs during the coronavirus crisis

Alibaba group chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang has launched the “2020 Spring Thunder Initiative” to help small and medium businesses ride out the coronavirus pandemic.

Demand overwhelms grocery-delivery services in Malaysia, Singapore

Online grocery-delivery services in Malaysia are facing overwhelming demand, with some firms forced to suspend or limit delivery operations.

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.

Alibaba’s Singles Day sales up 26 per cent on last year

Alibaba’s Singles Day retail promotion is over for another year – and predictably a new record was set.

Alibaba’s Singles Day next week will be ‘grander than ever’ predicts analyst

While eye-popping sales numbers have become routine for Alibaba’s Singles Day on 11.11, Forrester senior analyst Xiaofeng Wang expects this year’s event will be “grander than ever”.

Lazada Philippines to offer installment credit with AsiaKredit

Lazada Philippines customers can now buy goods and pay by instalments.

Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

Alibaba Group boosted second-quarter revenues by 42 per cent, as the number of active users on its e-commerce sites grew by 20 million.