PChome Online About PChome
 
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Subsidiary

PChome Store www.pcstore.com.tw

Over 24,000 merchants throughout Taiwan

Established in October 2005, using the Platform as a Service (PaaS) framework, PChome Online Store offers small and medium sized firms a new model to expand their businesses online, allowing them to provide customers with service within 24 hours. On April 30, 2010, PChome Online Store separated from its parent company to become a subsidiary of PChome. With over 24,000 merchants, it has the highest number of online stores in Taiwan. In 2011, PChome Online Store went public with the stock code 4965.
 
Awards
2006 Silver Award – 8th MOEA e21 Golden Web Awards
2009 Special Award – Shortening the Digital Divide – 2009 eAsia Awards
2009 Vice President Sue Yen wins the Creative Entrepreneur at the 9th e21 Golden Web Awards
2010 Top 100 Asian Technology Companies – Red Herring Magazine
2012

Top 500 Fastest Growing High Technology Companies – Deloitte

2013

Top 500 Fastest Growing High Technology Companies – Deloitte 

2014 Golden Award – 14th MOEA e21 Golden Web Awards
2014 Golden Award – 15th CLICK AWARDS: e-commerce category
 
 

Ruten (a eBay JV) www.ruten.com.tw

Over 140 million active listings available for sale

In September 2006, PChome Online and eBay Inc. formed a joint venture to establish Ruten, an online auctioning platform. With over 100 million active listings, it is the largest online market in Taiwan. The goal of Ruten is to serve as a platform for 100 million of small to medium sized businesses and individual merchants allowing them to conduct easy, low cost transactions. Ruten offers a great way to break into e-commerce for anyone who wishes to start an online business. All you need is a computer and an internet connection!
 
 
 

 

 
Awards
2009

Silver Award – MOEA e21 Golden Web Awards; the only auction platform website to win an award

2008-2015 Ranked in the 100 Largest Taiwanese Websites by BUSINESS NEXT; #1 in E-Commerce
2013-2016

Awarded NO.1 of Google's Taiwanese brand search rankings by Google search

2017 Appraised as a Mittelstand Enterprise by the MOEA in the 4th Mittelstand Awards
 
 
 
 
 

Rakuya www.rakuya.com.tw

The largest online provider of real estate services in Taiwan, with the highest number of buy and sell transactions

In April 2008, PChome Online established Rakuya through a joint venture with five large real estate companies in Taiwan, including Century 21, Pacific Realtor, Chinatrust Real Estate Co., H&B Business Group, and Sinyi Realty Inc. . Rakuya offers the most complete information on real estate transactions by combining many indices. Today, Rakuya has the highest number of properties for sale of all real estate network platforms in Taiwan. In February 2012, Rakuya joined the transnational market by signing a formal agreement with NEXT GROUP of Japan to integrate NEXT GROUP’s transnational real estate properties and the experience of Japan in providing online real estate service. This allowed the Taiwanese market to provide top quality online real estate service and information on transnational real estate properties.
Rakuya provides a user-friendly interface that allows users to easily find homes for sale, homes for lease, new homes, foreclosures, and the best interior designers. By combining all information on transactions and making them transparent and abundant, Rakuya provides the most up-to-date and accurate information on prices and offers financial advice to anyone planning to buy a home. This is truly the best website for buying and selling homes.

LinkTel skype.pchome.com.tw

Offering Skype telecommunication services

In July 2004, PChome Online and Skype Technologies S.A. cooperated to develop the PChome & Skype service, formally introducing the P2P internet phone service into the VoIP market. PChome Online became Skype’s first business partner. PChome & Skype offers free global Skype-to-Skype voice and video features, text messaging service, affordable international calling , SkypeOut for mobile, and many other services with the goal of providing users in Taiwan a stable, high-quality online telephone service at a low price. For business consumers, PChome & Skype provides a cost-effective and highly convenient group purchasing options, unified management, a centralized distribution system, all with a security control mechanism to help businesses improve administrative efficiency and save on telecommunication cost.
In order to provide the best service to the users, PChome & Skype transferred their operations to a specified subsidiary, LinkTel Inc in March 2011. 
 

PChomePay www.pchomepay.com.tw

Offering third-party payment services over the web in Taiwan

PChomePay was established in March 2012 as a third party payment system for users in Taiwan with a core focus on providing a secure, convenient, and efficient way to transfer money. 
 
PChomePay offers a secure way for buyers to transfer money to sellers. Buyers do not have to worry about whether or not they will receive the products that they have already paid for. As sellers accept payment through PChomePay, they can increase their internet credit-worthiness and increase the number of pathways available to them to accept money. PChomePay increases efficiency of the shipping process. Furthermore, the remaining balances on accounts are 100% guaranteed, which allows users  to transfer any remaining balance to an associated bank account, or use balance to make more purchases.

PChome USA www.pchomeusa.com

Offering a consumer-to-consumer platform for e-commerce in the US

PChome US was established in April 2012 to provide e-commerce services to Chinese users in the United States. Whether they are Chinese Americans or overseas Chinese studying or working abroad, they can shop and purchase products on PChome US. PChome US offers electronics containing Chinese interface if customers prefer to use electronics in their native language. PChome US also sells Chinese books and magazines as soon as they are available on the market in Taiwan. In addition, PChome US offers household goods. All of these items are shipped directly from Taiwan and will arrive within an average of 3-5 business days to any of the 50 states of the United States of America. PChome US will continue to take advantage of e-commerce to connect to the lives of overseas Chinese living in North America to provide them the highest quality online service.
 
PChome US Inc. (PChomeUSA) pushed forward C2C e-commerce in April 2014 to provide Chinese Americans an easy-to-use platform for starting an online business. By going through the C2C e-commerce platform of PChomeUSA, merchants located in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, USA, or Canada can use this platform to expand their business, regardless of whether they are individuals, mini-shops, or small to medium sized businesses. Asian products are no longer restricted by physical borders, and can now be sold to all parts of the USA, showing the world the quality and competitiveness of Asian products. 

Yiabi (including PChome IM) www.yiabi.com.tw

e-Reading e-Publishing

PChome IM is a brand new mobile phone instant message App of PChome Online Inc. Focusing on providing secure, open and free services, it was announced in July, 2015. “Arrival in 2 seconds”, messages are delivered fast and securely.  Confirmation status will be responded by peers automatically and display “Arrived”status on PChome IM  chat room interface promptly,  eliminating anxious caused by the uncertainty of “cannot make sure whether messages arrived or not?”. PChome IM perfectly integrates Skype free voice call App, and support caller ID display, receivers can check the caller ID before answering incoming calls without worrying about unknown calls. One on one chat rooms and group chat rooms are just basic equipments of PChome IM, amazingly, it supports user-unlimited chat rooms. That is to say, you can have hundreds of thousands friends chatting in a single chat room! More exciting and sweet, you can get free funny stickers every day! Download PChome IM now, share awesome things with friends, and enjoy unlimited social networking.

Pi mobile wallet www.piapp.com.tw

Serve more daily scenarios for an easy-to-use, safe-to-pay mobile life.

Pi Mobile Technology Inc., founded in 2015, is a subsidiary of PChome Online, committed to mobile payment. It launches Pi mobile wallet in May 2015 as the easy, convenient and safe mobile payment service.

 

Pi develops phone number payment service to streamline payment process in social commerce. In July 2015, Pi and e-commerce vendor PChome 24h Shopping launch an innovative business model "Wall Economy". Every wall on busy streets can serve as e-commerce portal. Pi also pioneers on mobile barcode payment technology with the largest convenient store chain 7-ELEVEN. Consumers can easily complete payment process at storefront with barcodes in their smartphones. In future, Pi will serve more daily scenarios for an easy-to-use, safe-to-pay mobile life.

PChome Thai www.pchome.co.th

Offering a consumer-to-consumer platform for e-commerce in Thailand

 
PChome Thai is a subsidiary of PChome Online Inc., also a joint venture company with Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited. The company was established in January 2015 to provide e-Commerce services in Thailand. PChome Thai strives to be the ultimate easy, safe and fun online shopping experience! By going through the comprehensive platform of PChome Thai, merchants located in Thailand can use this platform to expand their business, regardless of whether they are individuals, mini-shops or small to medium sized businesses.

PChome InterPay www.interpay.com.tw

Specialized electronic payment institution approved by FSC

PChome InterPay obtained permission to engage exclusively in electronic payment business in January 2016, license in March 2016, and officially launched service in October 2016. It will provide a thorough online payment service to all users of Taiwan’s No.1 e-commerce market – Ruten. Through InterPay, users could use the stored value for online shopping, and make transfers between electronic payment accounts freely as well.

 

PChome InterPay’s business scope includes collecting and making payments for real transactions as an agent; accepting deposits of funds as stored value funds; and transferring funds between e-payment accounts, etc.

PChome InterPay will connect payment applications for tens of millions of users of PChome Group to experience the fastest and the most convenient online payment.

iThome www.ithome.com.tw

Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage on online technology

iThome was established 1996, becoming the first website in Taiwan for news about the internet. At the time it was initially developed, it was the most important source of information. Today, it is still the most professional and influential news source for business information. 
In September 2001, it began issuing print magazines. iThome contains two websites: iThome online and iThome Download. They issue three e-papers covering the areas of IT management, product management, and daily news. In addition, ithelp and 7club often host technology conferences. By embracing diverse and flexible operations, iThome, with the entire information technology industry, persevered and adapted through the changing of times with strength and vigor. 

 

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