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Case Study: Nivea uses ReviewIQ to increase high-quality user reviews for their flagship store on Lazada Thailand

93% of shoppers believe that product reviews have an influential impact when buying online and 88% of consumers trust product reviews as much as personal recommendations. However, getting quality customer reviews is often an overlooked aspect by brands.

Looking at some of the leading ecommerce marketplaces across the region, reviews in Southeast Asia are generally unhelpful. They are short, lack of insights and do not convince buyers.

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10 Ecommerce Trends That Will Shape Southeast Asian Ecommerce in 2018

Alibaba’s entry into Southeast Asia served as social proof for many entrepreneurs and businesses that they were onto something big, which led to a year of exuberance for ecommerce in the region.

“We’re just at the beginning, [the Alibaba-Lazada deal] will kickstart the whole cycle. It will attract more global investments into the region, and attract more entrepreneurs who now see this region as a great place to start a business.” — Stefan Jung, founding partner at Indonesia-based Venturra Capital in an interview with Tech in Asia

Even as we get closer to 2018, there are already numerous casualties in one of the most promising ecommerce growth markets in the world.

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5 Paid Magento Extensions that are Totally Worth it

Magento is one of the leaders in ecommerce platforms and in order to maintain your competitive advantage in the online world, it is necessary to implement the latest of features. Not only does it help your customers purchase on the website, but it also keeps them coming back. At aCommerce, we’ve built over 60 ecommerce sites with there being a handful of Magento 2 extensions that are worth every single dollar.

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Southeast Asia’s Ecommerce Landscape: 5 Highlights from the Biggest Markets in the Region​

The region of Southeast Asia is a diverse and fragmented landscape having disparate infrastructure and fickle government regulations, making it hard for global brands to find a one-size-fits-all solution to conquer $238 billion in market potential.

However, despite the diversity of each country, there is a common theme apparent for ecommerce in the region as can be gathered in ecommerce landscapes in IndonesiaThailandMalaysiaSingapore and the Philippines.

Here’s what we have discovered from the Southeast Asian ecommerce landscape in 2016.

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How to Choose the Right Ecommerce Software for Your Business

More brands in Southeast Asia are looking to adopt “dot com” strategies for a direct-to-consumer approach. Why? It allows them to establish a stronger brand identity, customize a more personable online experience and obtain customer data to keep optimizing their ecommerce cycle.

But it’s not cheap to build a website and with so many software options on the market, how can a brand that is only beginning to go online make an informed decision? The right technology allows scalability whereas the wrong one will require more maintenance sucking both time and money.

Mandy Arbilo, Senior Project Manager at aCommerce, Southeast Asia’s leading ecommerce service provider, share his insights about what brands should take into account when choosing between the two most popular platforms currently on the market, Magento and Commerce Cloud (previously Demandware).

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Skipping the Middleman: Why Businesses Should Consider the Direct to Consumer Model

Ecommerce has completely disrupted not only how people shop, anywhere anyhow, but also the supply chain and distribution of goods. Brands and businesses are empowered in a way never before possible, most noticeably by cutting the middle men and selling directly to consumers. By adopting a direct to consumer strategy, businesses gain a stronger presence in both online and offline markets.

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Which Categories and Months Do Best in Ecommerce Sales in Southeast Asia?

The hype surrounding ecommerce in Southeast Asia is high and everyone from small retailers, globally acknowledged brands to established giants like Alibaba and Amazon are looking to tap into the market.

Similar to other markets, Southeast Asia experiences seasonality in sales – some months are quiet while others experience a rush of eager shoppers. National holidays across the six biggest nations in the region differ, so which are the best performing sales months?

Regional ecommerce enabler aCommerce has shared data that sheds light on online shopping seasonality for various categories in the region.

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