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After Pinterest, Japan’s Rakuten Makes Another U.S. E-Commerce Investment — This Time in Daily Grommet

After Pinterest, Japan’s Rakuten Makes Another U.S. E-Commerce Investment — This Time in Daily Grommet | Rakuten | Scoop.it
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Rakuten’s Play.com adds 800 merchants to Marketplace since November 2012 | TheMarketingblog

Rakuten’s Play.com adds 800 merchants to Marketplace since November 2012 | TheMarketingblog | Rakuten | Scoop.it
Rakuten’s Play.com has added 800 UK merchants to the Marketplace since its launch in November 2012.  These merchants benefit from Play.com sharing customer

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Rakuten kicks off its fifth European e-marketplace - InternetRetailer.com

Rakuten kicks off its fifth European e-marketplace - InternetRetailer.com | Rakuten | Scoop.it
Rakuten kicks off its fifth European e-marketplace InternetRetailer.com In Germany alone, the company's site features offers 17 million products from 8,200 merchants on Rakuten.de Shopping, according to Aexel Bauer, chief marketing officer for...
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Rakuten Announces $10 Million Fund For Asian Startups

Rakuten Announces $10 Million Fund For Asian Startups | Rakuten | Scoop.it
Rakuten, Japan's leading e-commerce platform, announced today it will establish a $USD 10 million investment fund for Asian startups and companies.
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The Drum Live: Rakuten's Play.com's marketing director says there will be a ... - The Drum

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Rakuten's Play.com isn't about cannibalising the high street but instead wants to work with it, according to its marketing director, Adam Stewart.
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Daily Grommet Raises Funds from Rakuten, Shortens Name - BostInno (blog)

Daily Grommet Raises Funds from Rakuten, Shortens Name - BostInno (blog) | Rakuten | Scoop.it
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Last September, the commerce discovery site Daily Grommet raised a Series B from Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant that was also an investor in Pinterest.
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Japan's Rakuten to Take on Netflix, Amazon's LoveFilm in Europe - Hollywood Reporter

Japan's Rakuten to Take on Netflix, Amazon's LoveFilm in Europe - Hollywood Reporter | Rakuten | Scoop.it
Hollywood Reporter Japan's Rakuten to Take on Netflix, Amazon's LoveFilm in Europe Hollywood Reporter COLOGNE, Germany – Japanese e-commerce group Rakuten is going head-to-head with VOD giants Netflix and Amazon's LoveFilm in Europe, announcing...
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Rakuten, Japan's E-Commerce Juggernaut - Internet Evolution

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Rakuten, a Japanese-based e-commerce, entertainment, and Internet company is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and among the world's largest in sales.
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Rakuten Takes Majority Stake In Online Marketplace The Grommet - The Next Web - The Next Web

Rakuten Takes Majority Stake In Online Marketplace The Grommet - The Next Web - The Next Web | Rakuten | Scoop.it
The Next Web Rakuten Takes Majority Stake In Online Marketplace The Grommet - The Next Web The Next Web Japanese e-commerce juggernaut Rakuten today announced its second investment in The Grommet, a freshly renamed online marketplace for cool...
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Marketplace 3.0: The Future of E-Commerce | Keen On...

Andrew Keen talks with the Founder and CEO of Rakuten, Hiroshi Mikitani, about his new book Marketplace 3.0 and why the future of e-commerce might be Japanes...
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From Pinterest to Kobo, how Japan's Rakuten is building a global internet giant (Wired UK)

From Pinterest to Kobo, how Japan's Rakuten is building a global internet giant (Wired UK) | Rakuten | Scoop.it
Hiroshi Mikitani founded online marketplace Rakuten and built it into the nation’s biggest internet retailer, bought Buy.com, Play.com, the Kobo e-reader and a large chunk of Pinterest, and now he’s going global...

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