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How are Technology Trends Shaping E-Commerce in Vietnam?

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E-Commerce has come a long way since its inception in 1972, when two students at MIT and Stanford used the 3 year old ARPANET network to transact over a small bag of marijuana. Shoot forward 45 years and the industry has evolved to a near $2 trillion dollar global market with products from houses and cars to groceries and clothes sold …

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Vietnam: An interview with the CEO of Tiki, Tran Ngoc Thai Son

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We recently caught up with Chief Executive Officer of major Vietnamese e-commerce player Tiki, Mr Tran Ngoc Thai Son. In our conversation we discussed some of the critical challenges facing the growth of e-commerce in Vietnam, and what keeps him striving to better serve millions of Vietnamese households. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have the …

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Payments: The Hidden Game Changer in eCommerce

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In today’s highly competitive e-commerce landscape, generating awareness, driving sales and building brand equity are some of the top priorities for online businesses. One thing that most merchants don’t realize is the integral role that payments play in the daily operation of their businesses. As the final stop on the conversion funnel, the payment phase is a very important component …

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5 E-commerce Business Models Destined to Rule Thailand in 2017

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Guest Post: 2016 predicted Thailand’s e-commerce boom and it has been forecasted that in 2017, internet users in Thailand will make up 50 percent of the population compared to last year’s 43 percent. Once plagued by a shaky foundation of uncertain payment settlement systems and a faltering mobile infrastructure, it seems Thailand has overcome that hurdle and in 2016 became Southeast …

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The great opportunity: a snapshot of Southeast Asian commerce

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With India on one side and China on the other, the Southeast Asian market has in the past often been overlooked by international brands as being too disparate, too diverse, and simply too challenging to take on. Those brands who have tried to enter the market have often been knocked back, or even knocked out entirely, due to a fundamental …

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30 Asian leaders shaping the future of commerce

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Asian commerce is an incredibly exciting space to be working in right now. From the millions of people going online for the first time each year via mobile devices, to the growth of the aspirational middle class, the pie is without doubt getting bigger. At the same time there remain key challenges in place that all merchants, and the ecosystems …

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Streamlining the e-commerce channel with Jualo at Seamless

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Good news for those who like to trade on e-commerce sites. One of Indonesia’s hottest online marketplaces, Jualo.com has waived all transaction fees on its platform,  making it virtually free for users to transact and pay for purchases. This service, according to COO Pedro Principe, are part of his efforts to provide convenience, comfort, and safety for both the buyers and …

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Guest article: A New Era in Philippine Commerce

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Manila, Philippines-  Last September 6-7, the Terrapinn team assembled one of the most well-organised conferences for Ecommerce here in the Philippines.  Terrapinn operates from a network of offices in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and Johannesburg. This gives Terrapinn events a global reach and truly international perspective. And they’ve been doing this for over 25 years. Despite being home …

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White Paper: The opportunities and challenges of e-commerce in Indonesian healthcare

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E-commerce has taken Indonesian retail and transportation by storm with the recent years bearing witness to a remarkable lifestyle transformation for Indonesians. With increased government support towards furthering its significance to the Indonesian economy, it’s a fair assumption that e-commerce is poised for greater integration across Indonesian industries. Recent developments in the Indonesian healthcare sector, as well as the continued …

Insights with Carmudi Indonesia CEO, Subir Lohani

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Subir Lohani is the current CEO of Carmudi Indonesia, the leading vehicle marketplace in Indonesia. Previously he was Managing Director of Carmudi Philippines, before that, an investment banker working out of Singapore in the capital markets space, with a specialty of covering corporate and sovereign clients in South and South East Asia. On a recent trip to Jakarta, we sat …