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

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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?

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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. …

The Ins and Outs of New Retail

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On Wednesday the 28th of March, 2018, it was finally time for the fourth and last DigiDutch E-Commerce Masterclass, “The Ins and Outs of ‘New Retail’: Diving Deeper into the Meaning and Purpose”. New Retail has been hyped as a game changer for China’s retail landscape since Alibaba’s Chairman Jack Ma first talked about the …

3Ps of China eCommerce and New Retail You Must Know – Place

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New Retail in the era of eCommerce is the rearrangement of ‘People’, ‘Product’ and ‘Place’. In the <<2017 Insight of China eCommerce – People | Product | Place – 1/3>>, we talked about the consumers. In the <<eCommerce Insights: What is a good product in the era of new retail?>>, we reviewed some brand and …

Carrefour’s Next Stop for O2O Commerce: Beijing

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Last week, French retail giant Carrefour officially announced the opening of their new eCommerce platform in Beijing, allowing Beijing shoppers to purchase directly through the online store. The new Carrefour Beijing’s eCommerce site integrates O2O functions like: delivery, multiple payment methods, dual-language services, and return/exchange at all stores.   Carrefour see their omni-channel opportunities in China market. By developing …

You Should Adopt WeChat “Shake” Because of These 4 Hidden Benefits

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We revealed earlier that new WeChat “Shake” function will pull your customers closer. If you are expecting to grow your O2O commerce in China, WeChat “Shake” is an interesting feature for you to discover, since it is not only entertaining for WeChat users, but also can bring a lot of benefits. Today we will walk you …

WeChat Shake Function Will Pull Your Customers Closer

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Just Shake it! Have you ever tried the “Shake” feature on WeChat? Before, “Shake” is an interesting way to discover new users and corporate accounts by just few shake of your smartphone. Since 2015, the “Shake” feature is heading to a new direction: by shaking via WeChat, offline retail businesses can interact mobile users nearby and …

These 4 Strengths of WeChat Pay Solution Will Improve Your O2O Commerce

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As we head into 2016, “mobile wallet” is still a heated topic in China. 358 million Chinese last year, roughly half the country’s Internet users, have used mobile payment options like WeChat Pay. Meanwhile, offline stores are looking for a perfect solution for mobile wallet, since “online payment” is an important part in the O2O …

Adding WeChat Pay to Your POS Terminal is Easier Than You Thought

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The rising of O2O commerce has shifted the way Chinese consumers shop. Accordingly, a seismic push has taken place on merchant’s end all around China, since mobile payments like WeChat Pay has been more popular than ever. As a result, the POS Terminal in every retail stop is expected to not only handle cash and credit, …

Infographic: How does O2O Reshape China’s eCommerce Landscape

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O2O commerce has become the “the trillion dollar opportunity” in China, since it is being heralded as the next big thing in China’s eCommerce sector. The model combines online model and offline traffic for businesses, therefore creates offline purchases. O2O has also give rise to foreign business that are conducting cross-border business in China. Latest technologies and …