China’s Cross-Border Cosmetics Market: New CSAR Law

Thomas Price

Ratified at the start of this year, China’s new law governing cosmetics products, including cross-border cosmetics, will come into effect at the beginning of 2021. The Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) will replace the current Cosmetic Hygiene Supervision law. In this article we take a look at some of the features of the new law, and …

Southeast Asia eCommerce: 2020 Update

Thomas Price

2020 has been a wild ride for eCommerce, and Southeast Asia is no exception. CoViD has affected every part of daily life, and many industries continue to suffer. eCommerce has had highs and lows. The closure of many brick & mortar stores drove large numbers of people to online alternatives. But in some places, CoViD …

2020 Hot eCommerce Events and Conferences in East Asia

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What are the hottest eCommerce events in East Asia this year? We’ve got the answers. Of course, events and trade shows have been among the industries hardest hit by the Coronavirus. Events across East Asia are seeing cancellations, delays, and moves online. Even China, which is emerging from the worst of the virus season, is …

How Commerce Online and Off Have Reacted to the Coronavirus

Thomas Price

The Coronavirus has had a massive impact on many aspects of our lives. Around the world, daily lives have changed as the virus hit each of our countries. Some impacts have been obvious, such as businesses closing or people working from home. But to the casual observer, the impact on commerce has been too chaotic …

How Chinese eCommerce Is Surviving the Coronavirus

Thomas Price

The Coronavirus has hit many businesses hard around the world, and continues to be a concern as the disease spreads to more and more countries. But in China, the government has managed to get the situation mostly under control. While the situation is ongoing, we are now at a calm moment where we can take …

Coronavirus: TMO Strives for Business as Usual

Thomas Price

The Novel Coronavirus has been all over global news for months now. For many inside China and out, it is a major cause for concern. However, in major cities throughout China, including Shanghai where TMO has an office, companies and individuals are finding ways to keep calm and carry on despite the restrictions and advised …

Frankfurt Airport Omni-Channel eCommerce Upgrade: The Future of Offline Retailing

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Germany’s  Frankfurt Airport is one of Europe’s largest travel hubs, having served 61 million passengers in 2015. With over 300 retail outlets, Frankfurt Airport is also the biggest shopping mall in Germany. Powered by Magento – the  leading eCommerce software and platform, Frankfurt Airport now has turned traditional duty-free shopping into omni-channel. More exactly, with …

China’s Golden Age of Mobile Commerce: Mobile Sales Account for Half of eCommerce

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China has been the pioneer of mobile commerce over the years. Since China has nearly 1.3 billion mobile users, the shift from desktop to mobile devices on eCommerce sales has been clear. According to a recent research, almost two-thirds of retail and consumer-to-consumer (C2C) eCommerce sales in China in Q4 2015 occurred via mobile. That was up …

TMO Group Attended Digital Marketing Event; Explained WeChat eCommerce

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TMO Group’s Managing Director, Dominiek Pouwer, spoke to more than 100 audiences at “Digital Marketing in China – Where do I start?” event hosted by Tolmao Group. During the presentation named “Building a Multi-channel strategy through Wechat eCommerce”, Dominiek has shared his insights about how enterprise can boost its cross-border commerce with the lift of …

THE NEXT DIMENSION OF THE WEB IS HERE

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Shanghai, July 2015: Augmented Reality finally takes off: Augmented Reality offers more opportunity for creativity, better ease of use and engagement for the user, and performing as we first dreamt of when modern technology was first born: the possibility to creatively mesh the physical world with the technological. AR allows real objects to be immersed …