Tag: B2B

Company Update, Ecommerce Insights

Digital Picks and Shovels: Paul Srivorakul’s aCommerce Enables the Ecommerce Boom in Southeast Asia

Bangkok-based aCommerce is a regional company that enables ecommerce in Southeast Asia. The firm helps online merchants, both regional and global, build their businesses in Southeast Asia, with a big focus on the unglamorous side of e-retailing, such as customer support, distribution, fulfillment and logistics.

“We are close to what a distributor does. We help companies enter local markets, and plug them into retail outlets,” says Paul Srivorakul, 40, co-founder and chief executive of aCommerce.

The tagline that aCommerce uses is “making ecommerce easy since 2013.” A more colorful description comes from the LinkedIn profile of aCommerce Group Chief Marketing Officer Sheji Ho: “The exclusive provider of premium digital picks and shovels for the ecommerce gold rush in Southeast Asia. Inquire for the latest models.”

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Ecommerce Insights

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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