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Rocket Internet launches Zalora in M’sia and S’pore, on mass hiring spree in Southeast Asia #Singapore #Ecommerce

Rocket Internet launches Zalora in M’sia and S’pore, on mass hiring spree in Southeast Asia #Singapore #Ecommerce

Rocket Internet launches Zalora in M’sia and S’pore, on mass hiring spree in Southeast Asia December 28, 2011 by Terence LEE Updated: 18th April 2012 If you don’t know Rocket Internet , you should. This German startup incubator, founded by the famous Samwer Brothers, has a knack for copying business models from Silicon Valley and replicating them successfully elsewhere. Now, they are conquering Southeast Asia. SGE got wind from Raphael Strauch, managing director of Rocket Internet, that they have started Zalora.com , a Zappos clone, in Malaysia and Singapore . Zalora is an online fashion retailer that stocks clothing and accesories from indie brands around the region. Featured brands include TAS Iman by Tom Abang Saufi , a well-known Malaysian fashion designer, Ladakh , an Australian label, and SABRINAGOH . Besides an online fashion business spanning the region, a check wi...

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