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 …

Most Important South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Developments – Pt. 2

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Continuing from where we left off last time, today we’re going to look at some other developments in South and Southeast Asian eCommerce. Want to know more about consumers, payment methods and logistics in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam? Then keep on reading! Internet Penetration Rates Higher internet penetration rates are of course …

Most Important South and Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Developments – Pt.1

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Booming, full of promise and worth billions of dollars. There is no shortage of superlatives when talking about the South and Southeast Asian eCommerce market. Most of the region’s countries are racking up double-digit eCommerce growth rates and its population is digitally savvy and quickly becoming very accepting of eCommerce. We already gave a first …

Chinese Online Marketplace Fees – A Look Into Setup Costs

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Looking to start on one of China’s largest online marketplaces with your cross-border eCommerce business? Then you probably are willing to spend and invest some capital in your new venture. TMO Group has experience with helping external parties get started. Want to know more about online marketplace fees? Then keep on reading! Of course your …

Southeast Asia Cross-border eCommerce – A Successful Market Entry

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Southeast Asia cross-border eCommerce. Exciting words for industry insiders who eagerly look to the region’s developments. The SEA region’s economic development, poverty alleviation and rising consumption power all point towards a bright future for eCommerce. A higher quality of life brings more frequent online consumption and diversifies product categories. Nanfu Battery is one of the world’s …

Daigou Doubts: Under China eCommerce Law Daigou Look for New Business Models

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New year, new law! On January 1, 2019, the new China eCommerce law officially came into effect. Meant to strengthen regulations and increase control of the eCommerce sector, it is no surprise that daigou or cross-border personal shoppers are scrambling to make sure they comply. The first effects are already visible online and shoppers use …

2019 Hot eCommerce Events and Conferences in Asia

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It is already the start of 2019 and the perfect time to work on your annual plan and set targets. How do you feel about the overall performance of 2018? Surely there is still room for improvement, so below are eCommerce events and conference recommendations for 2019. Get yourself well-equipped to overcome any challenges! eCommerce …

Pro Marketing Tips: Comparing Western and China Affiliate Marketing

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eCommerce is a global industry, but for China there are many country-specific aspects. Take for example affiliate marketing, an effective way to expand your audience by making use of external channels. In China, this involves KOLs and different networks. We delve into some differences between China affiliate marketing and its Western counterpart. Joining us to …

TMO Group at Meet Magento – The Road to Magento China Localization

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On November 11 and 12, more than 400 eCommerce and technology experts from all over the world gathered at Meet Magento Shenzhen. They shared knowledge and insights on China eCommerce, cross-border eCommerce and Magento China Localization. Already before Magento 2 was released at the end of 2015, TMO Group started exploring its localization possibilities and …