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China's e-commerce up despite downturn
Jan 7, 2009
Anita Davis

China's e-commerce up despite downturn

BEIJING - A report issued by research firm IDC has revealed that China's e-commerce industry exhibited a 20 per cent rise in trading volume in 2008, despite the economic downturn.

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Google eyeing China's e-commerce market
Feb 9, 2009
Anita Davis

Google eyeing China's e-commerce market

BEIJING - Google is said to be entering China's e-commerce market following the purchase of a domain that may be used as a consumer-to-consumer platform, according to Chinese reports.

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Chinese e-commerce giants unveil recession initiatives
Feb 6, 2009
Anita Davis

Chinese e-commerce giants unveil recession initiatives

CHINA - The economic climate has forced China's e-commerce sites to unveil new initiatives amid fears that netizens will buy less.

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E-commerce giant Rakuten partners with Brightcove for online video
Dec 7, 2009
David Blecken

E-commerce giant Rakuten partners with Brightcove for online video

TOKYO - Rakuten, Japan's largest e-commerce operator, has appointed online video specialist Brightcove to act as the supporting platform for promotional videos on its Rakuten Ichiba virtual shopping mall.

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Live Issue... Can e-commerce offer global brands a door into China?
May 21, 2009
Benjamin Li

Live Issue... Can e-commerce offer global brands a door into China?

Online stores may be the answer for brands looking for an efficient way to expand in the mainland market.

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Alibaba teams up with Bank of China
Jul 24, 2009
Anita Davis

Alibaba teams up with Bank of China

BEIJING - Alibaba and Bank of China have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to facilitate e-commerce activities such as online payment, international business development, small-business financing and joint marketing initiatives.

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Taobao launches Chinese search engine
Oct 21, 2009
Anita Davis

Taobao launches Chinese search engine

BEIJING - Taobao has rolled out its long-awaited product-search engine, and is set to enter the mobile search market through an agreement with Lenovo.

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eBay to acquire Gmarket
Apr 17, 2009
Anita Davis

eBay to acquire Gmarket

SEOUL - eBay has announced its plans to acquire South Korea's leading auction website Gmarket for US$1.2 billion in an effort to bolster its presence in the region.

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Uniqlo joins Taobao for online store in China
Apr 16, 2009
Jane Leung

Uniqlo joins Taobao for online store in China

SHANGHAI - Uniqlo has joined forces with Taobao in China setting up a flagship store on the e-commerce website for shoppers in the country.

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Taobao expands into Taiwan
Sep 10, 2009
Anita Davis

Taobao expands into Taiwan

TAIPEI - Alibaba Group's e-commerce auction site Taobao.com has launched Tao1shop.tw in Taiwan, marking Taobao's official entrance into the market.

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Yahoo to sell its stake in Alibaba.com
Sep 15, 2009
Anita Davis

Yahoo to sell its stake in Alibaba.com

BEIJING - Yahoo has put its stake in business-to-business e-commerce site Alibaba.com up for sale.

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GuideGecko launches in Singapore
Mar 31, 2009
Kenny Lim

GuideGecko launches in Singapore

SINGAPORE - GuideGecko, an online shopping and publishing platform for travel, lifestyle and entertainment guides has launched in Singapore.

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E*Trade launches campaign
Mar 17, 2009
Anita Davis

E*Trade launches campaign

HONG KONG - E*Trade has launched a multimillion-dollar marketing campaign in Hong Kong in an effort to bolster its brand amid the recession.

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EBay sells Skype stake for US$1.9 billion
Sep 2, 2009
John Reynolds

EBay sells Skype stake for US$1.9 billion

GLOBAL - Online auction company eBay has sold a majority stake in internet telephone company Skype to a private investment group, for a cash payment of US$1.9 billion.

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EZ-Link taps Crush for EZ-Reload launch
Aug 27, 2009
Kenny Lim

EZ-Link taps Crush for EZ-Reload launch

SINGAPORE - EZ-Link Singapore has appointed TNBT's Crush Advertising to handle marketing and communications for the launch of its new card featuring an auto top-up service.

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Alibaba appoints London agency as part of overseas campaign
Jul 2, 2009
Anita Davis

Alibaba appoints London agency as part of overseas campaign

LONDON - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.com has appointed UK-based Truly London as its lead creative agency in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as part of its US$30 million strategy to promote its brand internationally.

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Alibaba overhauls global business operations
Jul 31, 2009
Anita Davis

Alibaba overhauls global business operations

BEIJING - Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group is tipped to split the management of Alibaba.com's domestic and international marketplaces into two separate operations.

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Youku, Taobao team for retail video gallery
Jun 11, 2009
Anita Davis

Youku, Taobao team for retail video gallery

BEIJING - Chinese video website Youku.com has partnered with e-commerce site Taobao.com to provide a video gallery for digital retailers.

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Google aims to build SEM expertise in Hong Kong businesses
Nov 12, 2009
David Blecken

Google aims to build SEM expertise in Hong Kong businesses

HONG KONG - Google is to invest around $13 million to develop search engine marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses in Hong Kong as the local economy shows signs of recovery.

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LiveJournal appoints Ad2One as digital sales rep in Singapore
Oct 16, 2009
Kenny Lim

LiveJournal appoints Ad2One as digital sales rep in Singapore

SINGAPORE - LiveJournal, a Singaporean community blogging website, has appointed Ad2One as its digital sales agency.