Exabytes Acquires Hinetmedia.com eStore & Mall for eCommerce Expansion in 2013
Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s No.1 web hosting and cloud hosting provider, today announces that Easy.my, a division of Exabytes, has acquired Hinetmedia.com eStore & Mall (‘Hinetmedia’) to optimize its current eCommerce activities in the country.
Established since 2004, Hinetmedia is a local eCommerce solution company that has been hosting and maintaining over 800 customer Online Stores. With its recent acquisition by Exabytes, the two business divisions of Hinetmedia – Hinetmedia eStore and Himall.my, now becomes part of Exabytes’ virtual shopping mall, Easy.my
According to the founder and CEO of Exabytes, Chan Kee Siak, the acquisition of Hinetmedia fulfills Exabytes’ promise to provide greater online shoppers’ experience and satisfaction, in respond to the maturing online shopping trend in ASEAN.
|Chan Kee Siak,founder and CEO of Exabytes|
Locally, Himall.my is an online shopping platform that has already been well received by merchants and shoppers via social media. In addition, Hinetmedia eStore has a uniquely rich variety of online merchandizing features to support the complete eCommerce activity set-up.
“Acquiring Hinetmedia is a strategic decision in line with Exabytes’ eCommerce expansion plan because it allows us to accelerate our market outreach time to new prospect retailers. We can also offer a more exciting experience to our existing shoppers with much more retail products; and at the same time, the eCommerce merchants will also have more channels and marketing alternatives to promote their products online,” says Chan.
Briefly, Himall.my is an online shopping mall that carries over 80,000 products from over 800 local Malaysian merchants; while the Hinetmedia eStore offers eCommerce start up solutions for merchants such as domain set up, payment gateways, shopping cart systems, social marketing tools, website traffic management and more.
Some of the reputable online commerce websites that Hinetmedia is currently hosting include www.secretrecipe.com.my, www.merge4u.com.my, www.babykidseshoppe.com, www.mymegastation.com.my, and more.
Becoming ASEAN’s largest online shopping mall
Chan shares that the acquisition of Hinetmedia is part of Easy.my’s strategy towards becoming ASEAN’s largest online shopping virtual mall.
“Currently, Easy.my is one of the largest online shopping mall in Malaysia with over 7000 retailers and as the gateway for local merchants to reach out to global-wise customers. Its simplified interface is hassle-free and cost effective channel for merchants to promote their products without spending much in time and money in setting their individual eCommerce website.”
“With the acquisition of Hinetmedia, Easy.my will be serving over 10,000 eCommerce merchants selling over 100,000 products online,” shares Chan.
“Excellence in online shopping experience has always been our priority to the merchants and shoppers. Acquiring Hinetmedia can help Easy.my merchants to streamline operations by cutting costs, increase efficiencies to drive new revenue”
“By 2015, we are looking forward to recruit 20,000 more online merchants in line with market growth of social media and online retailing,” ends Chan.
Easy.my is hosted on Exabytes’ system and provides an integrated platform where it automates and streamlines the back office processes to enable merchants and customers to more effectively manage orders, inventory, accounting, marketing and more.