aCommerce Newsletter: Singapore switches strategic focus, MAP selects aCommerce for second time, and TH quadruples deliveries in third quarter
This is from our October 2014 Case Study email newsletter. Read the original campaign here.
MAP Launches Indonesia’s First ecommerce Outlet Store
aCommerce to Capture the Price Conscience Market
Having successfully relaunched Planetsports.net, the online storefront of Indonesia’s largest sports retailer with aCommerce, MAP (Mitra Adiperkasa) has introduced Sportswarehouse.net on Oct 1. This is Indonesia’s first online outlet store.
While Planetsports.net focuses on the latest products, Sportswarehouse.net focuses on getting the largest selection of discounted branded sports products such Airwalk, Adidas, Reebok, Nike, etc from $10 and up. This is the second time aCommerce has been selected to manage the online storefront and e-fulfillment.
“MAP Active is one of the most cutting edge offline retailers yet, who is serious about going big online. This multi-tiered concept perfectly positions MAP Active to capture the Indonesian market – from discount hunters to young professionals, from casual segment to active sports hobbyists.”
Thailand Shows Robust Growth in 3rd Quarter
As More Brands Outsource and Expand ecommerce Activities in Thailand
Philippines Signs Country’s Largest Specialty Retailer, SSI
For E-Fulfillment, Delivery and Customer Service for its Beauty Brand
Singapore to Serve as Regional Sales & Cross-Border Hub
And Scales Back Local Logistics Operations
“From day one, our Singapore office was set-up to serve as a sales and cross-border hub. Our move into local logistics and delivery was a test of the market. We quickly realised that many brands have an urgent priority to expand outside of Singapore into our other markets, making Singapore a key hub rather than a primary local logistics opportunity. The aggressive price wars in the logistics industry equate to low ROI within Singapore and we’ve decided to focus our resources on our more promising markets.”
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