Shopee Indonesia has refuted claims its Shopee Express (SPX) couriers have gone on strike to protest against underpaid wages. According to Shopee Indonesia Executive Director Handhika Jahja, the company pays its couriers with a “competitive rate” in the logistics service industry.” He noted...

Sea Limited, an NYSE-listed leading global consumer internet company, has reported a total gross profit of US$407.6 million for the third quarter (July-September) of 2020, up 100.6% from the same period last year, as per its financial results.Total GAAP revenue for the Q3 almost doubled to...

The seasonal rush has officially begun. Last month 10.10 kicked things off in APAC and many of us recently browsed the sales on Amazon Prime Day. But merchants cannot be complacent. There is a flurry of seasonal sales coming on the horizon both toward the end of the year and into 2021. Alibaba’s...

Do you ever feel like shopping is becoming easier? Suddenly, an item you were looking for online is magically in front of you on your Instagram or Facebook feed? An item placed perfectly at the end of an aisle as if placed there just for you? That’s not an accident – that’s data at work and...

While COVID-19 has caused major disruptions in Singapore, it has brought benefits to many e-commerce players in the country. E-commerce received a surge in transactions for both essential and discretionary items in the past few months as the coronavirus pandemic forced most people to stay at home,...

An example of a marketing campaign ran by Shopee E-commerce saw a surge in transactions in both essential and discretionary items in the past few months in Singapore, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced most people to stay at home, according to a joint study by iPrice Group and Similar Web. Driven by...

The pandemic has shaken the world, sunk economies and forced many to reset their businesses. A calamity like no other, it has perhaps influenced all to never take things for granted and spotlighted the importance of always being ready for disruption. Running a blockchain business with my business...

For the last 10 years, Asia has been leading the world in terms of economic growth by a notable margin. Much of that growth can be attributed to countries that make up Southeast Asia, with a combined GDP of nearly US$3.5 trillion amounting to the sixth-largest economic region in the world. As...

Vietnam witnessed a fierce battle in the e-commerce industry, while billions of US$ have been invested with no current return. However, it is still attractive for investors, especially those from foreign sectors.  The reasons partly came from the scale and market size. In fact, Vietnam e-commerce...

According to a research, Lazada, Shopee and Zalora have consistently been the top three players of the Philippines’ ecommerce market, while homegrown sites Beauty MNL and Argomall have both proven to be consistently competitive in the top 7sevem in terms of market share. iPrice Group, in...