I took a slight beating by some folks yesterday for this :: http://www.nokpis.com/2015/03/05/whither-redmart/ I don’t think I was doing anything but being honest. I love RedMart. Use it weekly or every other week. It has greatly enhanced my family’s life – we spend less time dealing with gathering items. I just open the app and … Continue reading Nice work RedMart
Update: As a fellow startup guy, nowhere near as successful as RedMart, I feel their pain. I am not trying to bash but in my opinion there are zero excuses for poor customer service and lack of communication to loyal customers. That is the stance I won’t back down on. I opened the app last … Continue reading Whither RedMart
I’m not a huge fan of the product but I use it from time to time and it works, but let’s admit that Singapore is easy. I used to use redmart but saw no reason to when amazon prime arrived. Personally I think it’s a mistake that they are rolling redmart into the platform but … Continue reading Alibaba Bets on Frenchman to Lead High-Stakes Southeast Asia Expansion – Bloomberg
I have been an avid user of Redmart since they opened. Written about them a few times :: https://seedvc.blog/?s=redmart. I tend to walk to the market with my kids, visit the wet markets or visit the Thai market at Golden Mile but sometimes it is just easier to order some stuff online and have it show … Continue reading Thoughts about the so-called SEA e-commerce war
Alibaba buys Lazada. Amazon supposedly tried to buy Redmart. For the record – I would have took that deal. Now Lazada buys Redmart. I don’t know the deal specifics but clearly this was not a sale from a position of strength. Redmart needed cash and I think this was the best option – versus going … Continue reading Interesting times.
Had the pleasure of meeting Jeremy yesterday for a coffee finally. One of those people I would chat with over twitter but we had never met in really life. We chatted about the local startup scene, our tour of duty in Asia, politics and of course – consumer services. More info on Jeremy here – … Continue reading More semi-random thoughts on the consumer services wave in Singapore