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Founded in 1996, PChome Online Inc. incorporated (henceforth PChome Online) in July 1998.Over ten years in business, PChome Online Inc. is now the leading e-commerce service group that covers almost every important aspect of the industry.

 

PChome Online Inc. went public in January 2005 and became the first listed internet company (8044-tw) in the stock market. Under PChome Online group, there are three different business models operated under independent business units. “PChome24h Shopping ”is Taiwan's no.1 B2C shopping site which guarantees 24 hours delivery service. “Ruten Auctions” is the no.1 C2C marketplace holding more than 100 million active listings. “PChome Store” offers the no.1 B2B2C marketplace to help SMEs get into e-commerce. As for online payment, PChome Online group owns the third-party payment service providers - “PChomePay” and “Pi Mobile Wallet”, offering web and mobile payment services. To strategically expand operations into foreign markets in a timely manner, the group also opens subsidiaries in the U.S. and Thailand.

 

「Committed to innovation and value creation」is the core value of PChome Online Inc. We believe that only by employing network technology and applying innovation, can we continuously create more values, benefits and innovative user experiences for internet users.

 

 Look into the future, PChome Online Inc. will not only continue to provide localized diverse internet services in the domestic market, but will also facilitate in promoting products from SMEs in Taiwan to the global market. By establishing a brand for Taiwan E-Commerce, we hope to bring Taiwan into the global new commerce era.

 

 

 

Milestones

1996 PChome Online website launched. Commenced portal operations.
1998

PChome Online incorporated as PChome Online Inc.

2000

E-commerce kicked off in June, starting with a business-to-consumer shopping mall; ranked #1 largest Taiwanese website by Business Next Publishing Corp.

2004

Partnered with Skype to develop the PChome & Skype VoIP service.

2005

Launched store department , offers SME e-commerce entry solution, which, besides B2C online shopping and C2C auction, offers a new business model to help SMEs in Taiwan get into e-commerce.

2006

PChome Online partners with eBay to create new online auction company.

2007

PChome 24h shopping launched. Received a positive response from the users and established new benchmarks in the Taiwanese e-commerce industry. Order forms immediately processed and products immediately delivered. 100% delivery rate achieved.

2008

Entered into the real estate industry by forming a joint venture with Century 21,Pacific Realtor, Chinatrust Real Estate Co., H&B Business Group, and Sinyi Realty Inc. to establish Rakuya.

2010

PCHOMESTORE INC. grew out of the store department of PChome Online Inc. in October 2005, and was spun-off as a PChome Online Inc. subsidiary in April 2010. 

PChome global shopping began targeting the international market.

2011

PChome & Skype transferred operations to its subsidiary, LinkTel Inc.

2012

PChome US shopping website officially online, to better serve the Chinese community in North America.

2012

Established a third-party payment service “PChomePay”; in March of the following year, began offering a credit card payment collection service.

2014

Embracing the age of Chinese online shopping, “PChomeUSA” website launched, offering consumer-to-consumer e-commerce services.

2014 Launched “Yiabi” ,offering mobile application services.
2015 Launched “PChome search”, putting “shopping first”.
2015 Launched “Pi Mobile Wallet” service, offering mobile payment services.

 

 

 

 

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