Sources: Shopee to debut in Europe with Poland launch

Sea Ltd’s Shopee is preparing to launch in Poland and is currently recruiting sellers, two company sources with knowledge of the matter told journalists.

Singapore's Shopee

Singapore’s Shopee changes the game in Brazil’s e-commerce sector

Shopee took just two years to become Brazil’s most-downloaded shopping app, winning users to its low-cost marketplace with its game-changing approach to e-commerce: in-app mi...

Platform Industry: Ebay app and online marketplaces

EBay forecasts revenue below estimates as shoppers venture out

EBay Inc has forecast current quarter revenue below analysts’ estimates, signalling that reopening economies and vaccine rollouts could be putting an end to the pandemic-led ...

India Commerce Minister

Invoking ‘Quit India’, minister welcomes Amazon, Flipkart ruling

India’s commerce minister welcomed a Supreme Court decision that Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart should face investigations into alleged anti-competitive behaviour, sayin...

Platform News: Amazon building

NLRB official: How Amazon interfered with Alabama union election

E-commerce giant Amazon.com interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against orga...

Platform News: PayPal

Gloomy outlook dulls PayPal’s quarterly profit beat

Shares of PayPal Holdings fell 8% on the payment company’s downbeat current-quarter profit outlook that outweighed a better-than-expected profit in the second quarter from a ...

Platform News: Amazon

US regulator sues Amazon, demands recall of hazardous products

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has said it has sued Amazon.com to force the retailer to recall hundreds of thousands of hazardous products that it had distributed...


Walmart’s Flipkart raises fresh funds for $38 billion valuation as IPO looms

Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart on Monday ushered back SoftBank Group Corp as an investor in a $3.6 billion funding round, doubling the Indian online retailer’s valuation to $37.6...

Wine Bottles

Moët Hennessy teams up with Campari in wines, spirits e-commerce venture

LVMH’s Moët Hennessy and Italy’s Campari have agreed to team up to invest in wines and spirits e-commerce companies and create a European ecommerce player in the sector...

Platform News: Fidji Simo

Instacart taps Facebook app head Simo as CEO

Instacart named Facebook Inc app head Fidji Simo as its CEO, adding big tech expertise ahead of an expected stock market listing by the US grocery delivery platform.

Jeff Bezos

What’s next for Amazon’s Jeff Bezos? Look at his Instagram

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said it was time to bust out the tequila. Standing by the seashore, the celebrity wrestler and film star put his arm around Jeff Bezos, Amazon...

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon says FTC should take new chair off its cases

Amazon.com filed a petition asking for Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan to be recused on antitrust matters related to the online retail giant, according to documents ...

Platform News: India and the Indian platform economy

Indian commerce minister says ‘Arrogant’ US ecommerce giants flout our laws

Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has ratcheted up the heat on US ecommerce giants like Amazon and Walmart, accusing them of arrogance and of flouting local laws by indulging i...

Platform News: Flipkart

India plans tighter e-commerce rules amid complaints

India proposed banning flash sales on e-commerce websites and their affiliate entities should not be listed as sellers on their platforms, in a proposed tightening of rules that co...

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