A pandemic spells disaster for most companies, but LINE executives can be forgiven for worrying more about how a US$30-billion merger deal involving Japanese parent LINE Corp will shape its business.
Thailand’s top messaging app with 46 million monthly active users—or 65% of the population—LINE operates a trifecta of services that can easily beat the odds during a lockdown. There’s online video, food delivery and e-commerce. While the company admits it saw advertising revenue dip advertising revenue dip Bangkok Post Line Thailand meets Q1 growth target Read more during the pandemic, its services saw significant user growth in Thailand:
- Its LINE Man service saw food delivery orders jump 4X between January and March, as The Ken previously reported previously reported The Ken Hungry, Thailand?