retail startups

fashion, clothes, clothing, style, shopping, retail

Indonesia’s Asos-style fashion app Sorabel to shut down

End of the road for shopping startup launched in 2014.

food, supermarket, retail, vegetables,

Food, retail startups on course for record-breaking year

Here’s Southeast Asia data showing how they’re performing so far.


Rocket Internet has a coffee startup now

But Flash Coffee faces strong rivals ready for regional expansion.

Kopi Kenangan, coffee

Indonesia’s Starbucks rival Kopi Kenangan brews up $109m funding to build empire

With over 300 stores already, it’s planning expansion to three countries after the pandemic.

Meet the Harvard grad who left ‘big pharma’ for his own startup

With mClinica, he’s shaking up how pharmacies are run.

Gojek, motorbikes, motorcycles, transportation, Indonesia

Gojek escalates cashless payments battle with startup acquisition

Gojek just confirmed it has bought iPad cash register startup Moka.

4 years on, cashierless stores are full of empty promises

Now the hype has died down, here’s how Southeast Asia has really been impacted by retail startups.