Digitalization, Retailization, and Multi-channel Trends in China Direct Selling Industry

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Direct selling is a business model that involves person-to-person selling. In the Chinese Direct selling market, only single-level sales are allowed, and multi-level marketing, which is recognized in Western markets, is prohibited. In recent years, the traditional direct-selling model has gradually integrated online platforms and social media, bringing new development paths for direct-selling companies. The …

Direct Sales in China in 2024: Market Overview, Top Companies, Trends

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It has been almost 34 years since direct sales entered China in the early 90s. It was a tumultuous journey, with multiple ups and downs–from the legal crackdown and strict legislation on one side to explosive growth and the “Golden Decade” of direct sales on the other. The latest development came in 2019 in the …

(2024) Top 8 Marketplaces in Indonesia for Businesses Selling Online

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As previously highlighted in our Free Southeast Asia eCommerce Outlook 2023, Indonesia is the fourth-largest country by population, and consequently the biggest eCommerce market in the flourishing Southeast Asia online retail economy with an estimated US $68.54 billion in revenue. Furthermore, a young population pyramid plus one of the highest smartphone penetration rates, makes Indonesia …

(2024) Trends in Southeast Asia’s Health & Dietary Supplement eCommerce Market

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Southeast Asia is one of the most dynamic economic engines in the Asia-Pacific region. According to Euromonitor’s predictions, by the year 2030, countries like Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam will exhibit stronger economic growth than the entire Asia-Pacific. For the last 2 years, TMO Group has been helping brands–especially in the Health & Dietary Supplement …

(2024) Top 10 Marketplaces in Malaysia for Businesses Selling Online

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As previously highlighted in our Free Southeast Asia eCommerce Outlook 2023, Malaysia exhibits the second-fastest eCommerce growth in the region at +28.3% YoY, with an estimated US $11.65 billion in revenue. Since the Malaysian government currently does not impose strict requirements on the B2C eCommerce industry, cross-border is the fastest entry method and a great …

(2024) Top 7 Marketplaces in The Philippines for Businesses Selling Online

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As previously highlighted in our Free Southeast Asia eCommerce Outlook 2023, The Philippines is the third-largest eCommerce market in the region with US $22.95 billion in revenue which, similarly to neighboring countries, boasts an impressive 28% YoY Growth. With Cross-border selling still being fairly free and loosely regulated–without significant barriers to entry nor high import …

China ICP License Guide: Register your Apps and Mini Programs by March 2024!

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As announced by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), from September 2023, all new apps and mini-programs must obtain an ICP permit in China before they can be listed in App Stores within the country. For existing apps that have already been listed and conduct business in China, the “Notice on the Registration …

Top 5 Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce Platforms (Updated 2024)

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We published the first version of this article at the beginning of 2020, not too long after China’s new eCommerce Law went into effect in 2019, and of all the major cross-border eCommerce platforms finished their transition to full compliance. Since then, we’ve updated this post yearly, tracking the changes that happen in this exciting …

How to Sell in China Online with Tmall Global Cross-Border (Updated 2024)

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With over 26,000 brands from 84 regions around the world, Tmall Global is China’s largest cross-border eCommerce marketplaces created especifically for foreign brands looking to enter the Chinese market and serve the more than 100 million active users on the platform. While only one piece of a successful China multi-channel eCommerce strategy, if you are …

TMO Group shared Pet eCommerce insights for Southeast Asia at PIIS 2024

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The 4th PIIS Pet Industry Innovation Summit, focusing on content exchanges between pet food and pet product brands and high-quality cross-border decision-makers, was held in Shanghai from January 10 to 12. TMO Group was invited to participate and share data Insights on the Pet eCommerce Market in Southeast Asia, as well as suggestions for brands’ …