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

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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 …

India Cross-Border eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

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An Intro to India India is, as has always been, defined by its rich diversity. From language to culture, climate to political sentiment, India is more of a chorus of different voices than one unified entity. In some ways, outsiders can be better served treating India as they might Europe – a collection of very …

TMO’s 2021 Southeast Asia eCommerce Insights

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In this Southeast Asia eCommerce Insights article, we take a look at the five key markets identified in our SEA Outlook to see how they stand after 2020 and where they might be headed in 2021. The Key SEA eCommerce Markets After a Year of CoViD-19 The economies of Southeast Asia were hit hard by …

Southeast Asia eCommerce: 2020 Update

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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 …

Southeast Asian eCommerce Guide Series: Updated for 2020!

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Interested in taking your brand to Southeast Asia using eCommerce? Look no further – our popular series of Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Guides has been updated! Customers who purchased a previous version of any of these guides can of course contact us directly to request this latest updated version, free of charge. But for anyone who …

TMO’s Southeast Asia eCommerce Outlook Has Arrived!

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Hot on the heels of our in-depth eCommerce Guide series, this week sees the launch of the consolidated Southeast Asia eCommerce Outlook. Now, this doesn’t go into as great detail or touch on many of the specifics explored in each country’s full Guide. But it does offer an easy point of comparison between the five …

South & Southeast Asian eCommerce Logistics: Opportunities Meet Challenges

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Getting things from A to B can be a real challenge in South and Southeast Asia. Whether it is because of geographical reasons (such as transportation difficulties between Indonesia’s islands) or a lack of infrastructure, this area is still underdeveloped. In this article, we take a look at some common and distinct characteristics of logistics …

Cash or Digital? South and Southeast Asian Payment Methods

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We’ve said it before. Fragmentation is the name of the beast when it comes to the payment situation in South and Southeast Asia. With eCommerce booming in the region, it helps to dive a bit further in available methods. Will QR codes take over payments in these countries like they did in China? Today, we …

South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Marketplaces: Who’s Who

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When it comes to online shopping platforms in the South and Southeast Asian region, consumers are spoiled for choice. Today, we’re going to look at the most popular platforms in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Indian eCommerce Marketplaces The top 3 most popular online marketplaces based on monthly visits in India are Amazon India, …

Defining South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Consumers

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The customer is king. But how well do you know the South and Southeast Asian eCommerce consumer? Today, we sketch a detailed profile of your potential customers in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. One thing that’s clear from the start: localization is vital for cross-border eCommerce. Hunting for Discounts, Lacking Trust With the …