Tag: e-commerce

A new Singapore start-up, ShopBack is tapping into South East Asia’s US$60 billion e-commerce market. ShopBack offers a novel approach to online shopping, providing users cashback when they shop at over 300 online stores. Although this is a unique service in Asia, it is a wellknown concept in the...
The statistics around ecommerce usage coming out of Asia are incredible and show no sign of slowing down.  Yet without personal interaction it can feel like a souless experience.  Customer Service is the touch point that allows companies to change the perception.  Well executed it is a competitive advantage...
Every year on November 11, e-commerce giant Alibaba makes business headlines with its sales record on Singles Day, a holiday celebrating China's single men and women that has become a popular online shopping day. This year, the company racked up US$9.3 billion, almost doubled last year's US$ 5.8 billion. The news came...
What's your story? I grew up and studied in Sydney, relocated to Brisbane in 2004 then moved to Singapore in late 2010 with then fiancée, now hubby. I have spent my entire career working in the wholesale and retail fashion industry.  Upon moving to Singapore, I hit the ground...
I think a lot of people in the software business are wondering whether China will soon become a significant market for software and/or a source of competition in existing markets. So I was very interested to read a forum post about the realities of selling software in China from Felipe Albertao, an...
It’s a useful shorthand to talk about ‘Asia’, but as this interview with the amazing Ren Ho illustrates there is so much more going on beneath the surface of ‘Asia’ What is your business? MATTER works with rural textile artisans to create travel wear that is comfortable, versatile and has stories...
Philip is Co-founder and Managing Director at TrustedCompany.com where his primary roles include Strategy, Product Management, and Finance. Prior to founding TrustedCompany.com, Philip worked in start-up & consulting environments at Russia’s No.1 online shopping club KupiVIP.ru, German management consultancy Simon, Kucher & Partners, and German mobile start-up Mobile Event Guide....
The game is very different in Asia.
(pictured: Nadia binti Abdullah Hasbi, far left)  Nadia is a highly motivated working professional, holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, one of UK’s top business schools. Experience across South East Asia, Europe and South America in both client facing and internal consultancy roles, coupled with a detailed understanding of...
TrustedCompany.com announces US$1M Series A Financing Round from German TENGELMANN ventures, 500 Startups and Asia Venture Group • Will make use of financing for continued growth in SEA and India,  ccelerated product innovation and expansion into Africa and Brazil • TrustedCompany.com is showing great traction with clients such as Lenskart in India, iMoney.my, 8Share...