How to Set Up a Store on Lazada

Thomas Price

Lazada is one of Southeast Asia’s biggest B2C eCommerce marketplaces. It dominates several of the largest markets in the region, and posts strong numbers in most of the rest – and happily, setup is absolutely free of charge. Therefore, Lazada has become impossible to ignore for brands looking to take advantage of the eCommerce boom …

Philippines eCommerce: Cross-Border Overview and Insights

Thomas Price

In this article we take a look at the Philippines, its fast-growing eCommerce market, and the state of logistics in the country.  An Intro to the Philippines Though an important and prominent part of Southeast Asia, the Philippines is a country not quite like any other. A hugely diverse range of influences make up the …

Vietnamese eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

Thomas Price

An Introduction to Vietnam Vietnam is a nation of around 95 million people that borders China, Laos, and Cambodia, and is close to Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand. A member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1995, Vietnam has enjoyed positive trade links and incentives with its fellow members in the …

2019’s Latest B2B eCommerce Trends: Staying Competitive and Stimulating Growth

Thomas Price

In 2019, we’re seeing more and more B2B players turn to the online sphere for their product search, research and purchasing needs, and as a result the complexity of B2B eCommerce transactions has continued to rise. The ranks of B2B buyers and sellers are swelling with millennials, who expect a fully digitally optimized buying and …

Southeast Asia Cross-border eCommerce – A Successful Market Entry

TMO Group

Southeast Asia cross-border eCommerce. Exciting words for industry insiders who eagerly look to the region’s developments. The SEA region’s economic development, poverty alleviation and rising consumption power all point towards a bright future for eCommerce. A higher quality of life brings more frequent online consumption and diversifies product categories. Nanfu Battery is one of the world’s …

Daigou Doubts: Under China eCommerce Law Daigou Look for New Business Models

TMO Group

New year, new law! On January 1, 2019, the new China eCommerce law officially came into effect. Meant to strengthen regulations and increase control of the eCommerce sector, it is no surprise that daigou or cross-border personal shoppers are scrambling to make sure they comply. The first effects are already visible online and shoppers use …

2019 Hot eCommerce Events and Conferences in Asia

TMO Group

It is already the start of 2019 and the perfect time to work on your annual plan and set targets. How do you feel about the overall performance of 2018? Surely there is still room for improvement, so below are eCommerce events and conference recommendations for 2019. Get yourself well-equipped to overcome any challenges! eCommerce …

TMO Group at Meet Magento – The Road to Magento China Localization

TMO Group

On November 11 and 12, more than 400 eCommerce and technology experts from all over the world gathered at Meet Magento Shenzhen. They shared knowledge and insights on China eCommerce, cross-border eCommerce and Magento China Localization. Already before Magento 2 was released at the end of 2015, TMO Group started exploring its localization possibilities and …

Fast, Stable and Secure: China eCommerce Website Hosting

TMO Group

30 billion dollars in 24 hours. That is the result of this year’s Single’s Day. In 2017, even foreign marketplaces had a daily increase of 6% to 9% on this day. But what if your website were to suddenly crash down due to this traffic peak? We talked about compliance challenges last time, but China …

China’s Cyber Security and eCommerce Laws Influence Your Website Hosting

TMO Group

The China Cyber Security Law and the new China eCommerce Law. Both have great impact on international companies already active or looking to start in China eCommerce. Especially for China eCommerce cloud hosting solutions, data storage and protection it will be challenging for companies to ensure legal compliance. Violators could receive fines up to 2 million RMB and even have their business license …