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Tokopedia enters wedding space, buying Bridestory

Indonesian e-commerce platform Tokopedia has acquired local wedding-service marketplace Bridestory.

Tokopedia expands delivery promise to foil rivals

Indonesian e-commerce company Tokopedia is expanding its one-day delivery guarantee to almost all of its products as it prepares to battle Amazon and other foreign rivals.

Opposing suitors lining up for 11street Malaysia

Alibaba Group and are reportedly trying to take over 11street Malaysia.

Central Group, discussing joint venture

Thailand’s Central Group is discussing a possible US$500 million e-commerce joint venture with, Reuters reports.

Amazon Asia launch ‘confirmed’

The on-again, off-again launch of Amazon Asia looks to be on again, according to TechCrunch.

Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada boosted to 83 per cent

Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada has reached about 83 per cent after the e-commerce giant bought out all but one other investor.

First quarterly profit recorded

First quarterly profit recorded since listing in 2014. may invest in Indonesia’s Tokopedia may make a major investment in Indonesia’s Tokopedia.

Report predicts $25b in eCommerce revenues

Southeast Asia eCommerce revenues are projected to exceed US$25 billion by 2020, according to new research.

Tokopedia deal lets online shoppers pay in store

Tokopedia has signed an agreement with Indonesian retailer Alfamart so online customers can pay at an outlet.

Grab to deliver for MatahariMall

App-driven on-demand ride service Grab has formed a strategic partnership to provide logistic services for Indonesian eCommerce venture MatahariMall.

Germans launch Indonesian online store

German online startup incubator Rocket Internet has launched an online marketplace Lamido in Indonesia. Lamido is said to be the first C2C online marketplace to offer cash on delivery (COD) in the country. Like its rivals Tokopedia and BukaLapak, it also offers escrow payments to users. Lazada, Rocket Internet’s online department store in Indonesia which recently launched its own marketplace, will help Lamido in its operations. Both will share the logistics, operations and other technical …