E-COMMERCE

Red hot demand forces RedMart to suspend new orders, Specialty Stores marketplace

ONLINE grocer RedMart has freezed new orders up till Saturday, while also suspending its RedMart Specialty Stores (RSS) online marketplace from Thursday, amid a demand surge triggered by the Covid...

Enterprise Singapore launches e-commerce help package for retail SMEs

TO help small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the retail sector that have been badly hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on Thursday launched a booster package to...

Private, online and hi-tech: the coronavirus economy

THE coronavirus pandemic has sent stock markets into freefall and industries to the wall. However, many firms enabling more private, online and tech-based living are emerging as potential winners...

Despite e-commerce, consumers in Asia still prefer online retailers with physical stores: poll

DESPITE the proliferation of e-commerce, a number of consumers still prefer online retailers with physical stores, although they may also have...

Sea's digital banking move offers edge over Grab-led bid: report

GIVEN the snug fit between e-commerce and digital banking, shopping platform Shopee's parent Sea Ltd may offer an edge over the Grab-Singtel consortium, with a fresh S&P report seeing these...

Online mall Qoo10 removes listing selling 30 'anti-coronavirus' masks for $10,000

The listing claimed that the product was also "anti-pneumonia" and "anti-haze".

Singapore-based Sea Ltd outshines Alibaba, JD.com in US stock market

OPTIMISM fuelled by e-commerce gains has more than trebled the stock value of New York-listed Sea Ltd in 2019 - despite its US$1.18 billion net loss for the nine months ended Sept 30, 2019.

Citi, Lazada roll out millennial-focused credit card in Singapore

AS THE purchasing power of tech-savvy millennials continues to climb, Citi and regional e-commerce platform Lazada are targeting to serve over 50 per cent of young professionals in Singapore with...

Online sales break Black Friday record as clicks beat queues

It was the second biggest US online sales day ever, behind 2018 Cyber Monday's US$7.9 billion.

Amazon opens pop-up store on China's Pinduoduo until year-end

[SHANGHAI] Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it will open a pop-up store on Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo Inc that will run until the end of December and carry a selection of about 1,000...

Carousell merges with Telenor's 701Search

Online marketplace operator Carousell, which was started about seven years ago by three friends from the National University of Singapore (NUS), has made another leap in its growth story.