online shopping

Shopee is now an $8 billion juggernaut

Southeast Asian internet giant Sea—the company behind Shopee and Garena—has a lot of record highs in its latest financial report, which covers April to June and was released…

Grabinvest, Grab Finance,

Grab wants to lend you money and help you invest

Grab took a big step forward today in its financial services ambitions by rolling out its first ever personal lending and investment products. Today’s launch for GrabInvest brings…

Lazada gets yet another new CEO

Lazada has a new CEO. If you’ve only just got round to remembering the name of the previous one, Pierre Poignant, you can be forgiven since he was only in the job for about 18…

Grabmerchant, grab retail, Grab stores

Grab wants to be the future of retail

Grab already has a bunch of things that can be used by offline stores and retailers, such as GrabPay and GrabFood, But Grab wants to cover more of the action. It wants to be the…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnam’s online spending to triple to $35b by 2025

Vietnam’s government has some bold new predictions for its already fast-growing ecommerce sector, reports Reuters. The nation predicts that, by 2025: Online spending to hit $35…

Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

Southeast Asia’s popular Shopee app is seeing explosive growth right now as the pandemic lockdowns push people to shop more online. In April, Shopee’s number of orders were up…