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High shipping costs among setbacks to Thai online shopping
THAI consumers are stopping short of clicking “purchase” at checkout stage, with more than half (60 per cent) abandoning their online shopping carts all the time or sometimes, according to the new research from SAP, an enterprise application software.
Nov 20. 2018
Kaidee launches property website
Kaidee, the Thai online marketplace, has launched BaanKaidee (Baan.Kaidee.com) to buy, sell and rent real estate, including houses, condos, land, offices, commercial properties, resorts and hotels.
Nov 14. 2018
Shoppers warned about online fraud
Thai online shoppers have been urged to bolster security on mobile devices before the start of the global shopping spree next week.
Nov 09. 2018
Tetra Pak report focuses on rise and challenges of Thai online grocery sector
Tetra Pak Thailand, the local unit of the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, on Tuesday released the 11th annual edition of the “Tetra Pak Index”.
Aug 07. 2018
A giant leap for social Commerce
New deal allows one-stop shopping for Thai online consumers
Jul 20. 2018
Thai online exporters treated to workshops on matching businesses
A global e-commerce leader, eBay, has collaborated with the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) to organise the “eBay B2B2C Business Matching and Workshop” event to unlock the potential for Thai exporters to succeed in marketing their products in the global online market.
Nov 30. 2017
Local Alike online travel |platform wins Bt11.4m grant from Booking.com
LOCAL ALIKE, a Thai online travel platform that provides travel experiences around Southeast Asia, has won a grant of Bt11.4 million from Booking.com's Booster Programme for start-ups in sustainable tourism.
Jun 25. 2017
Thai start-up wins place on Booking.com’s booster programme
Booking.com recently announced the top 10 finalists for its Booster Programme focusing on sustainable tourism and one of the lucky participants is Local Alike, a Thai online travel platform that provides travel experiences around Southeast Asia.
Apr 12. 2017
‘Check Gorn Share’ campaign launched to combat sharing of fake news on social media
Digital agencies and private organisations on Tuesday joined hands to launch www.checkgornshare.com as a tool for the Thai online community to check and verify facts before sharing information on social media.
Apr 04. 2017
Road accidents in the spotlight
For about a week, many clips shared among Thai online users were about road traffic accidents. This is at a time when road safety campaigns have been launched prior to the New Year holiday season.
Dec 23. 2016
Educational hazards in the spotlight
The focus this week on social media revolved around Thailand’s education system, institutions and personnel. Thai online users have been discussing good and bad hazing activities, the behaviour of brutal teachers, and the accusations of plagiarism plaguin
Sep 16. 2016
Debate rages over Thai crime laws after recent cases
It has been over a week since the brutal rape-murder of a young female teacher in Sara Buri. Thai online users are still discussing whether a rapist deserves the death penalty and how women can stay safe in Thailand.
Jul 08. 2016
WearYouWant claims to be the trusted digital partner of companies
WEARYOUWANT, a Thai online fashion and beauty marketplace, says it is becoming a trusted digital partner for industry brand names and distributors, creating a solid online presence in the booming Internet industry.
Jun 17. 2016
E Commerce site says exciting times have arrived in SE Asia
WEARYOUWANT, a Thai online fashion and beauty marketplace, is advising start-ups to have a clear strategy towards profitability, as investors are now demanding it, and that the e-commerce space in Southeast Asia is experiencing an exciting time.
May 03. 2016
Alibaba appoints ReadyPlanet as its Thailand reseller
ALIBABA.COM, the Chinese online marketplace, yesterday announced a partnership with Thai online service provider ReadyPlanet to gear up its business in this country. Alibaba.com has appointed ReadyPlanet as the first reseller of its business-to-business
Apr 29. 2015
Thai online stock trading surges, trumps Hong Kong in popularity
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military rulers may have thrown a fence around online politics. But in high finance, cyberspace remains unfettered. Internet stock trading has tripled in value as use of mobile devices proliferates among young, tech-savvy r
Apr 02. 2015
Korean firm takes 23% stake in Ini3 Digital
SoftBank Venture Korea Corp (SBVK) has taken a 23-per-cent stake in Ini3 Digital, a Thai online-game service provider, with the goal of expanding both of their businesses in Southeast Asia.
Mar 04. 2014
Online community posts best wishes to His Majesty
Early in December every year, the Thai online community pays its respects to His Majesty the King by posting their best wishes to the Monarch on the occasion of his birthday through the social media.
Dec 04. 2013
Officemate aims for 15% freely floated shares on SET
OfficeMate, a giant Thai online stationery and office-equipment company, will focus on raising its freely floated shares in the Stock Exchange of Thailand from the current 9 per cent to 15 per cent to meet or exceed SET requirements. The plan is expected
Dec 26. 2012
Top 10% of users have high effect on others
Ten per cent of Thai online users have a disproportionate share of influence on their peer consumers, according to the latest global study by Initiative, "The Age of Social Influence: How Media-Empowered Consumers Are Helping to Drive Sales".
Dec 11. 2012
CRC's Chirathivats, OfficeMate announce merger
The Chirathivat family, who own Central Retail Corporation (CRC), Thailand's largest retail conglomerate, yesterday announced a merger with OfficeMate, a giant Thai online stationery and office-equipment company, to expand its online business in the King
Oct 19. 2012
JP Morgan Asset Management invests in Zalora Thailand
JP Morgan Asset Management, a global fund company with US$1.3 trillion of assets under management, has poured an unknown amount of investment into a Thai online fashion and lifestyle retailer.
Sep 25. 2012
Thai online shoppers maintain holiday season spending
Online shoppers in Thailand are sticking to the same online holiday shopping budget they set for themselves last year, with half planning to spend the same amount as they did in 2010.
Dec 19. 2011
Govt pushing policies to lift standard of living of 14m low-income people
Sep 21. 2019
BAAC unveils loan schemes to lift standard of living of farmers
Sep 21. 2019
No sign of African swine fever, but pig farmers told to be careful
Sep 21. 2019
Prayut orders armed forces to study possibility of voluntary military conscription
Sep 21. 2019
Singha Estate's CROSSROADS opens new chapter in tourism
Sep 20. 2019
Bangkok rolls out car-free day
Sep 22. 2019
Bt17-billion budget to be allocated for developing EEC
Sep 23. 2019
Transport minister effects shake-up at the top in state enterprises
Sep 23. 2019
KTB vows its ‘Eat, Shop, Spend’ website will not crash
Sep 23. 2019
Developers launch resale campaigns after homebuyers stranded by LTV curbs
Sep 23. 2019