Alibaba’s Lazada cuts staff across Southeast Asia; reorganization plan to be announced soon – source

The new reorganisation plan will be announced by Jan 15, sources said.

Alibaba’s Southeast Asian arm Lazada marks new year with layoffs in Singapore – report

Junior and senior employees from multiple departments, including the commercial and marketing teams, were affected.

Lazada unveils eCommerce AI Chatbot LazzieChat in Southest Asia

Singapore-based e-commerce operator Lazada Group has released LazzieChat, the first eCommerce artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot of its kind in Southeast Asia powered by OpenAI ChatGPT technology in Azure OpenAI Service.

UOB partners Lazada for enhanced payments and financial services in Southeast Asia

Singaporean multinational banking group United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and international e-commerce company Lazada Group have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on retail products and banking solutions for their combined customer base in five key Southeast Asian markets, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and…

SEA’s top 10 e-commerce platforms web traffic rises 64% between Q3 2019 & Q2 2022

Web traffic for Southeast Asia (SEA)’s top 10 e-commerce platforms increased by a notable 64 percent between the third quarter of 2019 and second quarter of 2022, a report showed Tuesday. According to iPrice’s Map of E-commerce first half report, during this period, Singapore-based Shopee consolidated its position as the leading regional e-commerce…

Alibaba halts talks to raise $1B before Lazada IPO – report

It was reported that Alibaba had hoped to secure at least $1 billion but backed off after failing to secure its envisioned valuation.

3 Reasons why Southeast Asia’s e-commerce is set to explode

An e-commerce aggregator, iPrice Group, analyzed the most visited e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia to predict where the market is heading towards and what exciting developments we can expect from the year-end shopping frenzy. Here are 3 key predictions on the success of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce industry for the rest of the year.

Alibaba’s Lazada rebrands logistics arm, introduces multi-channel logistics services

Along with the rebranding, Lazada Logistics is also introducing multi-channel logistics (MCL) services, which provide a single stock fulfillment solution to help e-commerce enablers and brands fulfill across all e-commerce channels seamlessly.

How well do you know Asia’s surging live streaming commerce market?

hy are businesses or individual entrepreneurs turning to live selling? Does it really help them sell more? Is it more effective than simply putting up ads that include photos or videos of the products, descriptions, and price and ordering details? Are there significant advantages that make it worth the while to go online to feature products and interact…