Southeast Asian eCommerce Guide Series: Updated for 2020!

Thomas Price

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 …

Vietnamese eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

Thomas Price

An Introduction to Vietnam Vietnam is a nation of around 95 million people that borders China, Laos, and Cambodia, and is close to Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand. A member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1995, Vietnam has enjoyed positive trade links and incentives with its fellow members in the …

Who Are Vietnam’s Top B2C eCommerce Marketplaces?

Thomas Price

As the Vietnamese eCommerce industry has grown, it has attracted the attention of not only major worldwide brands looking for a new market to tap, but also multinational marketplaces seeking to become the default shopping destination for the country’s close to 100 million people. Meanwhile, Vietnamese companies have been fighting to establish themselves and keep …

Is the Time Right to Invest in Vietnamese eCommerce?

Thomas Price

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. …

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, …