Singapore-headquartered Sea Ltd's Shopee has launched a recruitment campaign for vendors to sell on what it called "Shopee India" and is ramping up hiring in the country, according to Youtube videos and job postings.
In the 2020 annual review of “notorious markets for counterfeiting,” the US administration cited Amazon’s European portals alongside Chinese and other foreign marketplaces said to be teeming with fake products.
At Alibaba's Lazada, staff are furious over demands they submit health reports daily and other coronavirus-prevention steps seen as too invasive, highlighting a long-running culture clash with management from China.
Amazon.com has launched a bigger local store and marketplace in Singapore, expanding its product selection and intensifying competition with rivals such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Lazada and Sea Ltd’s Shopee.
Chinese tech firms, including Lazada's top investor, Alibaba, have poured at least $6 billion into every aspect of Indonesian e-commerce, a market that is set to grow from a current $7 billion to $63 billion by 2027.