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Indonesian fashion site Paraplou closes

Indonesia’s fashion eCommerce site Paraplou has shut down. The firm has posted a farewell message on its homepage, citing reasons of market immaturity, uncertain financial conditions, and a difficult funding environment as the primary reasons for its closure. Paraplou was headed by Bede Moore and Susie Sugden, two former Rocket Internet managing directors who worked at Lazada Indonesia in 2011 and 2012 before starting Paraplou Group, an eCommerce services provider for premium fashion…

HonestBee triggers Singapore food fight

HonestBee – a new online grocery concept in Singapore is promising a battle in the grocery shopping sector.