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 …

TMO’s 2021 Southeast Asia eCommerce Insights

Thomas Price

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 …

TMO’s 2021 China eCommerce Insights

Thomas Price

This article is an update to last year’s “2020 China eCommerce Insights”. Here we hope to provide you with an up-to-date overview of China’s eCommerce landscape to help you establish your business’s online presence in China. A Broad View of China eCommerce This year, the total number of internet users in the world reached around …

Indonesia eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

Thomas Price

Indonesian eCommerce represents a big opportunity for companies looking for a substantial new market to enter. While Indonesia is less developed than some of its Southeast Asian neighbors, it makes up for this in sheer size. Indonesia is the world’s most populous island nation, and 4th most populous nation in general. Its population is more …

Double-Eleven Sales Data: Makeup & Health Supplements

Thomas Price

Double-Eleven (or Singles Day) on November 11th is the world’s biggest sales festival, and we’ve gathered Double-Eleven sales data from the entire month to break down for you in our China Health Supplements and Makeup Data Packs. Below we’ve included a sneak peak from what you can expect from each. Double-Eleven Sales Data: Health Supplements Overall, …

What is Database Integration? How to Use it in eCommerce?

TMO Group

When you decide it’s time to go beyond a static informational type of web site to something a little more “interactive” for your customers, then database integration can be the solution. Database integration, or data integration, refers to combining databases with your website so that web visitors can add, remove and update information in your …

China’s Cross-Border Cosmetics Market: New CSAR Law

Thomas Price

Ratified at the start of this year, China’s new law governing cosmetics products, including cross-border cosmetics, will come into effect at the beginning of 2021. The Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) will replace the current Cosmetic Hygiene Supervision law. In this article we take a look at some of the features of the new law, and …

RCEP Asia-Pacific Trade Deal a Boost to Cross-Border eCommerce

Thomas Price

After more than six years of negotiations, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed between the ten members of ASEAN and China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. This partnership forms the world’s largest trade agreement. The RCEP acts to unite and reinforce several existing Asia-Pacific trade deals and close gaps where none …

Southeast Asia eCommerce: 2020 Update

Thomas Price

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 …

B2B eCommerce in Phases: Starting Your Digital Transformation Journey

Thomas Price

In this era when so much of our buying and selling is done online, B2B digital transformation has become an attractive option for many enterprises. With the impact of CoViD-19 this past year, the importance of the Internet to business has never been more clear. But how does an offline B2B enterprise go online? What …