2019 B2B eCommerce Website Development: Key Features

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Today, many manufacturers consider setting up a B2B eCommerce website to be a vital part of the digital transformation process. In the last B2B article, we mentioned that 78% of B2B multinationals engage in online sales, and most of the remainder that have yet to dip their toes into digital eCommerce are now planning to …

Who Are Vietnam’s Top B2C eCommerce Marketplaces?

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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 …

B2B/B2b eCommerce In-Depth: B-to-Big-B VS B-to-Small-B

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B-to-big-B and b-to-small-B (B2b) eCommerce are both crucial to the digital transformation of traditional manufacturing companies. B2b eCommerce features at the early stages of the transformation process, suitable for starting small with lower volume clients and pushing manufacturers towards process automation and standardization; B2B, meanwhile, is a constant once transformation has been achieved, enabling manufacturers …

2019’s Latest B2B eCommerce Trends: Staying Competitive and Stimulating Growth

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In 2019, we’re seeing more and more B2B players turn to the online sphere for their product search, research and purchasing needs, and as a result the complexity of B2B eCommerce transactions has continued to rise. The ranks of B2B buyers and sellers are swelling with millennials, who expect a fully digitally optimized buying and …

TMO’s 2019 China eCommerce Insights

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This article is an update to last year’s “2018 China eCommerce Insights”. Here we hope to provide you with an up-to-date overview of China’s eCommerce landscape and some crucial information necessary to successfully establish your business’s online presence in China. China eCommerce This year, the total number of internet users in the world reached around …

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. …

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 …

Malaysia Cross-Border eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

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The State of Malaysia and Its Political Situation With a population of 31.6 million and a mostly Islamic population, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multicultural federation of 13 states and three federal regions that boasts significant advantages, in particular a highly strategic location in the heart of the Southeast Asian region. Malaysia is a multi-lingual …

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 …