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Rakuten Ichiba Japan is the largest online shopping mall in the world, now offering worldwide shipping.

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Alexa global traffic share

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Latest funding
Undisclosed funding
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$42,400,000
Employees

Team size

10000+
Locations
HQ
Headquarters
TechCrunch

Rakuten will reportedly launch a mobile games platform

Asia
@salsop via WSJD

Rakuten to Start Smartphone Game Business Soon

Asia
Acquisition
mna

Mergers & Acquisitions - Rakuten Inc., will acquire Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.

Finextra

Rakuten relies on Payoneer for cross-border payments

Acquisition
e27

Rakuten acquires Fablic, provider of C2C marketplace app FRIL

Startup events Asia
Acquisition
The Bridge , Tech in Asia

Japanese flea market app Fril to be acquired by Rakuten: Nikkei

Tech in Asia

Rakuten sets up blockchain research lab

Acquisition
TechCrunch , SiliconANGLE Media

Rakuten buys struggling bitcoin startup Bitnet to create a ‚Äėblockchain research¬†lab‚Äô

Payments Asia Strategy
Finextra

Rakuten establishes blockchain lab in Belfast

Asia
Tech in Asia

Rakuten beats Spotify to streaming in Japan

e27

Japan's Rakuten revises definition of 'spouse', extends benefits to same-sex partners

Tech in Asia

Why Rakuten should stop selling things

TechCrunch

Japan’s e-commerce leader Rakuten gets into agriculture tech

Asia
e27

Rakuten partners with e-commerce firm Kaola to bring Japanese goods to Chinese consumers

Asia
Tech in Asia

Rakuten marketplace in India by 2017, hires India head

Asia
Tech in Asia , TechCrunch

Rakuten to shut UK and Spain marketplaces as bloodbath continues

Apps & Services Strategy
TechCrunch

Waterstones outsources its e-books biz to Kobo in a bid against Amazon

Culture, Art, Books Apps & Services Retail
e27

Rakuten's Rakuma goes all-out for Taiwan expansion, appoints country manager

Asia
TechCrunch , CNET

Fore: Rakuten’s delivery drones take to the golf course

e27

Rakuten Ventures gets a cool new US$100M in its Global Investment Fund

Asia Messaging Startup events