Rocket Internet has launched Pricepanda, their online price comparison service, in Singapore and Malaysia. The new service has been anticipated since May, when word first got out about it.
For now, the site contains only consumer electronics and software like the Samsung Galaxy S3, cameras from Canon and Nikon, and software from Microsoft. Once users click on an item, they will be directed to a price comparison page which leads to the online retailers’ sites. Read more
PricePanda, an online price comparison site, will be the next new business from Rocket Internet to land in Southeast Asia, according to Indonesia tech blog DailySocial.
Although the websites are not ready, the company has already reserved domain names for Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam.
DailySocial has also learnt that the service will launch once they have secured enough local e-commerce partners, which will supplement the Samwer Brothers-owned ones like Zalora and Lazada. Read more