The Online Chinese Health Supplements Market: Potential and Particulars

Thomas Price

As the world’s most populous nation, China is one of the biggest markets on the planet for almost anything. This is certainly the case for health supplements, which boast a massive market in China. The latest figures from 2018 put the industry as being worth some 22.78 billion USD. It is estimated that by 2023 …

New Retail: Five Innovations Fusing Offline with On in China

Thomas Price

In China, the New Retail era has well and truly arrived (not up to speed? Check out last week’s article on the subject!). Now, new kinds of New Retail business models seem to emerge with each passing week. But each model seems to refine the New Retail concept in a different direction, whether that’s a …

Three Simple Steps to Succeed in China’s New Retail Era

Thomas Price

Over the past few years, the boundaries between online and offline sales have blurred. As the Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT) have become ubiquitous in China, a new era has begun. The era of New Retail. In the second half of 2019, the ‘Wild West’ period of the New Retail era is coming …

Is the Time Right to Invest in Vietnamese eCommerce?

Thomas Price

Vietnam is one of a number of Southeast Asian nations being eyed up by potential investors and eCommerce businesses looking for exciting markets to enter. While Vietnam doesn’t boast Indonesia’s massive population or Singapore’s highly developed infrastructure, it nonetheless presents a range of interesting opportunities for potential investors and market entrants in the eCommerce sphere. …

Malaysia Cross-Border eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

Thomas Price

The State of Malaysia and Its Political Situation With a population of 31.6 million and a mostly Islamic population, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multicultural federation of 13 states and three federal regions that boasts significant advantages, in particular a highly strategic location in the heart of the Southeast Asian region. Malaysia is a multi-lingual …

Most Important South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Developments – Pt. 2

TMO Group

Continuing from where we left off last time, today we’re going to look at some other developments in South and Southeast Asian eCommerce. Want to know more about consumers, payment methods and logistics in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam? Then keep on reading! Internet Penetration Rates Higher internet penetration rates are of course …

Most Important South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Developments – Pt.1

TMO Group

Booming, full of promise and worth billions of dollars. There is no shortage of superlatives when talking about the South and Southeast Asian eCommerce market. Most of the region’s countries are racking up double-digit eCommerce growth rates and its population is digitally savvy and quickly becoming very accepting of eCommerce. We already gave a first …

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 …

Pro Marketing Tips: Comparing Western and China Affiliate Marketing

TMO Group

eCommerce is a global industry, but for China there are many country-specific aspects. Take for example affiliate marketing, an effective way to expand your audience by making use of external channels. In China, this involves KOLs and different networks. We delve into some differences between China affiliate marketing and its Western counterpart. Joining us to …