Hot trends in Southeast Asia health supplement eCommerce market

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This article is based on the Southeast Asia health supplement Outlook, a free PDF published by TMO Group in 2023. The outlook is based on data we collected in June 2023 from approximately 120,000 SKUs on Shopee and Lazada —two leading eCommerce platforms in the region. It provides insights into the market structures, category analysis, …

TMO Group shared eCommerce data insights at 2023 Functional Food Conference

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Research data released by Tmall shows that functional food is expected to reach a market size of 500 billion yuan in the next few years. In light of this, the “2023 Functional Food Industry Conference” hosted by Foodmate was held in Shanghai from September 6 to 9. With the theme of “Technological Innovation Based on …

2022 The 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 …

Is the Time Right to Sell Online in Thailand?

Thomas Price

More and more brands are looking to expand their business abroad. Especially now, at a time when brands with international reach are doing better at weathering the Coronavirus storm. We can see that brands that operate in multiple market can spread and reduce the risks from national crises. Thailand is one of the larger, more …

2022 Vietnamese eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

Thomas Price

An Introduction to Vietnam Vietnam is a nation of more than 98 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 …

How to Sell in China with Tmall Global. Overview

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This post was updated in March 2022. Have you always wanted to expand your business in China? This article will explore the opportunities for your organization to drive your sales in China through one of the biggest sales channels for cross-border eCommerce: Tmall Global. Tmall vs Tmall Global The Chinese cross-border eCommerce market is not particularly fragmented. …

China Bonded Warehousing and Cross-border eCommerce Tax Reform

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The original version of this article was written in 2018. We monitor the situation with the bonded warehouses in China, keeping this material up to date. Latest version was updated in February 2022. It’s never been easier to sell to China from abroad than now. The Chinese government has made a concerted effort to simplify …

Top 5 Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce Platforms in 2022

Thomas Price

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

5 China Cross Border eCommerce Myths

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The cross-border eCommerce market is growing in many countries, especially in countries in South East Asia, China and India. There are more and more solutions and services for merchants, entry thresholds getting lower and lower. Yet, when it comes to actually starting a cross-border eCommerce business, there is still an air of insurmountable challenge, of …

Japanese eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

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Japan has always been unique. An island country with distinct culture, traditions, way of life, it is also a very successful, technologically advanced and rich nation. No wonder Japan is one of the most lucrative markets for many overseas companies. This, of course, applies to the eCommerce market. Doing eCommerce business in Japan is not …