Fintech in Indonesia is currently at 10% to 15% penetration nationwide, but industry sources are bullish about the next five years.
Through personalized recommendation engines and mobile game livestreaming, Shopee and Garena are creating helpful and relevant experiences for their customers.
If Southeast Asia follows China’s trajectory, livestreaming ecommerce could be huge. But which player will capture the most market share?
With the internet economy expected to hit US$300 billion by 2025, ecommerce players will no doubt step up their efforts to further engage consumers.
While most smartphone sales are still made through traditional channels, a combination of industry trends is shifting demand away from these platforms.
While Garena has become highly profitable, Shopee has been burning a lot of cash. Splitting Sea into two companies is perhaps the best option.
Social ecommerce is on the rise in China and India. This Rocket Internet-backed startup is bringing that wave to Southeast Asia’s shores.
While the country has the lowest online economic activity in Southeast Asia, it reportedly has the most potential for growth over the next five years.
Data from iPrice for the third quarter show that Shopee has surpassed Alibaba’s Lazada in the region in terms of web traffic.
Shopee’s adjusted EBITDA losses widened to US$253.7 million compared to the US$214.9 million it reported in the same period last year.
Our chief editor previously examined how mature and profitable ecommerce marketplaces are doing to sketch out what “the promised land” could look like.
Shopee’s Pan Yaozhang shares how her company and team are working to grow data science and AI talent through education, experience, and collaboration.
App Annie and iPrice found interesting developments in app ranking and traffic for players like StrawberryNet, Ezbuy, and eBay.
Dropshipping and other activities, if left unchecked, can seriously hurt marketplaces. Here’s a look at what ecommerce companies are doing to tend the garden.