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  • VC scene in Asia

    During the past 12 months, the explosion of activity by venture capital firms has been greater than the preceding 14 years, notes Patrick Grove, founder & CEO at Catcha Group.

  • Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

    The success of Alibaba in China and beyond is like the "American Dream," said Duncan Clark, author of the new book on "Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built."

  • E-commerce in Southeast Asia

    Consumers across the region are ready to buy more online but supply is the key problem, warns Sebastien Lamy, partner at Bain & Company.

  • China e-commerce

    Export Now chairman and CEO Frank Lavin says the Chinese government wants foreign companies to set up shop in the country.

  • April 7- The head of marketing for the U.S. online business of Wal-Mart Stores has left the retailer to return to a business-conference firm he founded, a company statement said on Thursday. The departure of Brian Monahan after three years at Wal-Mart was announced by NewCo, the startup he helped launch in 2012 in San Francisco with media industry veteran John...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 5- In a letter sent to shareholders on Tuesday, Amazon.com Inc's founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, defended the online retailer's corporate culture, which was the subject of a critical report by The New York Times last year. The online retailer forcefully rebutted the paper's report after it was published last year, with the company's...

  • April 5- Amazon.com Inc is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The online retailer is also developing a solar-charged Kindle case, the Journal reported, citing another source. The company's chief executive...

  • April 5- Amazon.com Inc is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The online retailer is also developing a solar-charged Kindle case, the Journal reported, citing another source. Amazon could not be...

  • Amazon Payments.

    Amazon's payments business is beginning to look for acquisitions as the value of financial technology - or fintech - start-ups fall.

  • LAGOS, April 5- French telecommunications company Orange is to invest 75 million euro in Nigerian e-commerce group Africa Internet Group and become a shareholder, the two companies said on Tuesday. "With this strategic investment, Orange now has the capacity to play a leading role in the fast-growing e-commerce market in Africa," Stéphane Richard, chairman and...

  • April 4- Department store operator Hudson's Bay Co reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses soared and sales at established Saks Fifth Avenue stores dropped. Hudson's Bay raised its 2016 sales forecast to C $14.9 billion- C $15.9 billion from C $14.2 billion- C $15.2 billion to reflect the revenue from online luxury retailer Gilt Groupe...

  • Western Union

    Western Union has launched a new business-to-business platform to help companies connect with and pay each other.

  • Amazon may buy stake in mapping company

    The online retailer is in talks with a consortium of German carmakers about taking a stake in HERE.

  • Flipkart's application loading page.

    India on Tuesday approved 100 percent foreign investment in e-commerce companies, formalizing rules for the multi-billion dollar sector.

  • Alibaba reaches transaction milestone

    The Chinese e-commerce giant surpassed 3 trillion yuan in transactions in its fiscal year.

  • Cash 'our biggest enemy' : Mastercard

    85 percent of retail payments in this region are made in cash, explained Ling Hai, co-president of APAC at MasterCard.

  • Boxing out warehouse deals

    Chieh Huang, Boxed CEO and co-founder, shares his plan to use mobile commerce to help consumers score warehouse deals without having to navigate a maze of aisles or transport large-scale goods. And Alan Patricof, Greycroft founder, provides insight.

  • Is Lyst the future of online fashion?

    Chris Morton, founder & CEO of Lyst, says retailers see his platform as a marketing channel.

  • Sensorwake olfactory alarm clock.

    To commemorate Daylight Saving Time, the "Fast Money" traders look at the stocks positioned to 'spring ahead' from here.

  • UPS CFO: We support free trade agreements

    Richard Peretz, CFO of UPS, discusses the international considerations of doing business in the light of the current political rhetoric on trade, as well as the company's push to continue to be the preferred shipper for e-commerce.