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 …

Must-know: 10 Largest South East Asia Online Marketplaces in 2022

TMO Group

We published the first version of this article 3 years ago, in 2018. Since then, we have been updating it yearly, following the latest developments in the numbers and ranks of the key players in the marketplace landscape in South East Asia. Our latest update is right at the end of 2021, summarizing the data …

eCommerce Platforms Comparison in 3 tiers

TMO Group

eCommerce software is the heart of any eCommerce business – be it an international corporation or a local flower shop. eCommerce platform is supposed to facilitate almost all, if not all, eCommerce related tasks: from presenting product catalogue and promoting new arrivals to managing shippings and generating reports. With so much depending on it, the …

How to Set Up a Store on Lazada

Thomas Price

Lazada is one of Southeast Asia’s biggest B2C eCommerce marketplaces. It dominates several of the largest markets in the region, and posts strong numbers in most of the rest – and happily, setup is absolutely free of charge. Therefore, Lazada has become impossible to ignore for brands looking to take advantage of the eCommerce boom …

The Top 5 eCommerce Platforms in the Philippines

Thomas Price

Growth is speeding up in the Philippine eCommerce sphere. Therefore, the battle between B2C platforms is becoming more important. Likewise, the rewards for success are getting bigger. And a very small group of platforms enjoy the lion’s share of these rewards. In fact, just four platforms make up more than 90% of net traffic. In …

eCommerce Battle: Magento (Adobe Commerce) Vs Shopify

TMO Group

Nowadays, starting and running an online business can be exciting and lucrative. There are hundreds eCommerce solutions available which enable the creation of any type of virtual store. Some of the solutions allow merchants to start selling goods in minutes, while others require a bit more time to setup and get ready for the sales …

Factors to Consider When Opening a TMall Shop

TMO Group

TMall is becoming a force to be reckoned with on the global digital stage; one that can’t – and shouldn’t – be ignored. Besides having impressive sales figures, TMall is a straightforward way to reach out to consumers living remote from tier one cities where foreign brands usually establish a physical presence on entering the …

TMall – China biggest B2C eCommerce Platform

TMO Group

According to Euromonitor, Alibaba Group’s TMall, a B2C sales platform solely dedicated to official brand stores selling to Greater China, will overtake Amazon in revenue by 2015.  It will officially become the world’s biggest ecommerce site, leaving the likes of eBay and other pure-players in its wake. And, to further cement its position as a …

The Taobao Phenomenon

Jing Zhou

Taobao: part of the Alibaba group (which also owns the popular business-to-business site Alibaba.com)—is by far the most important company to watch in China’s eCommerce landscape.  More products were purchased on Taobao in 2012 than at China’s top-five brick-and-mortar retailers combined, making it the biggest retailer in China. The site boasts more than 800 million …