eCommerce Live-streaming in China: Live in the Time of Corona

Thomas Price

Live-streaming in China has been a powerful force in eCommerce in certain sectors for years. This is certainly nothing new. But usually when we talk about how live-streaming supports eCommerce, we think of KOLs promoting cosmetics or fashion products. Less frequently do we see other product categories embrace this tool. However, the global pandemic has …

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 …

TMO Group Earns Adobe & Magento Partner Status!

Thomas Price

Excellence has always been not just a goal but a standard we hold ourselves to here at TMO Group. And while we are confidant in our efforts to maintain quality and capability across all that we do, it’s always nice to receive outside confirmation – and so it is with great pride that we announce …

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

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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 …

Southeast Asia Cross-border eCommerce – A Successful Market Entry

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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

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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 …