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Company Insights

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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Company Updates

More Businesses Eyeing the Philippines for Ecommerce Opportunities

Southeast Asia’s first market research portal dedicated to online retail, ecommerceIQ, and Google Philippines held a closed-door executive workshop to accelerate the growth of digital in the Philippines on May 25th.

The event covered an overview of the overall Philippines landscape, how to setup ecommerce operations and digital marketing techniques to help grow online sales. It was attended by the country’s most promising companies that are taking the first steps to appease the young Filipino population with a growing appetite for ecommerce.Read more

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Company Updates

What SME’s Should Know About Growing Their Online Business In Singapore

ecommerceIQ and The Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) collaborated to present an executive masterclass workshop titled “Digitizing in Southeast Asia’s Digital World’on March 1, 2017. The initiative is part of DBS’s TechMatch scheme aimed to help SME’s connect with technology companies. For the workshop, Karl Noronha, GM of aCommerce Singapore shared his insights on how companies and brands can grow their online business by leveraging the growth of ecommerce in Southeast Asia which is estimated to be worth $238 billion by 2025.

With businesses dipping their toes into the Southeast Asian ecommerce pool, what should interested brands know about entering the fragmented region? Below is a summary the presentation.

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Liquor Marketplace Paneco Poised For Expansion in Southeast Asia

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Global marketplace Paneco sells a wide range of alcohol brands from luxury Japanese Hibiki whiskey to Heineken beer. The company is present in Israel, Mexico and Singapore – the sole Southeast Asian country for now.

15% more Singaporeans ordering alcohol online via mobile as moderate alcohol consumption becomes a norm in the country.

Paneco uses aCommerce Delivery and Fulfillment services to handle first and last mile. Through data collection, aCommerce will manage and optimize sales orders and inventory to accurately devise marketing campaigns as the analysis will indicate which products perform well and which need boosting.

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