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Malaysian online shopping insights 2016 by Shoppu

Malaysian online shopping insights 2016 by Shoppu

Shoppu, an e-marketplace project by AEON has recently done a survey in early 2016, on consumer online shopping behaviour. It is an interesting sample as 80% of the survey entries are AEON members, which means we get to see the typical local consumer trend here, compared to sampling geared towards Internet users. Do take note […]

March 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Interview with Gil Carmo, Country Head of ShopBack Malaysia

Interview with Gil Carmo, Country Head of ShopBack Malaysia

ShopBack, a cashback site founded in Singapore has recently shared a media factsheet (refer table below, accurate as of January 2016) with us. Market Presence Singapore: founded in September 2014Malaysia: established in February 2015The Philippines: established in June 2015India: established in January 2016Indonesia: coming soon  Number of Merchants Over 1,300 Total Headcount Over 50 pax […]

February 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
4 thoughts on Rakuten's exit from Southeast Asia

4 thoughts on Rakuten's exit from Southeast Asia

Last Friday wasn’t a great day for me personally, to deliver the news on Rakuten’s exit from Southeast Asia even after I have left the company for close to 2 years now. For the record, I was one of the founding members of Rakuten Malaysia since its establishment in year 2012. Even with just 2 years there, […]

February 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
10 retail shop we love and tips for e-commerce (part 2)

10 retail shop we love and tips for e-commerce (part 2)

Continue from part 1, here we list down our next 5 favourite retail shops, how we can take some clues from them and apply to e-commerce business. Read also: 7 reasons why traditional retailers would fail in e-commerce AEON BiG Grocers or hypermarkets tend to promote big variety, great value and low prices, so how do […]

February 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
10 retail shop we love and tips for e-commerce (part 1)

10 retail shop we love and tips for e-commerce (part 1)

We might be talking about e-commerce most of the time, but in reality we love going to retail shops too. Confession, yes we admit that we love shopping, like many Malaysians do. We like seeing how good retailers are in merchandising, how some of them are obsessed in providing the best possible shopping experience, and […]

January 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
7 reasons why traditional retailers would fail in e-commerce

7 reasons why traditional retailers would fail in e-commerce

We have done a compilation last year that more than 50% of top retail brands in Malaysia have started e-commerce, be it own online store or selling via e-marketplaces. As compared to pure e-commerce start-ups, retailers do have some advantages venturing into e-commerce: • Better understanding on consumers demand.• Existing merchandising and product knowledge.• Established […]

January 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Top Malaysia e-commerce trends in year 2015

Top Malaysia e-commerce trends in year 2015

We are reaching to the end of year 2015, as usual let’s recap major trends and milestones of e-commerce development in Malaysia, similar with what we have done in 2014 and 2013. eCommerce 3.0: e-marketplace battle As what we have mentioned since 1-2 years ago, year 2015 witnesses the peak of e-marketplace battle. In year 2015, […]

December 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Leading online store for Beauty, Electronics, Book, Grocery, Sports, Automotive, Florist, Office

Leading online store for Beauty, Electronics, Book, Grocery, Sports, Automotive, Florist, Office

This is the sixth and final installment of our top online shopping sites in Malaysia series, shortlisting leading online shopping sites by various categories in Malaysia. In case if you missed the series earlier, read below:• Top 10 online shopping sites in Malaysia (and analyzed)• Top 10 online fashion stores in Malaysia• Top 10 online […]

December 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Top 10 online travel booking sites in Malaysia

Top 10 online travel booking sites in Malaysia

This is the fifth installment of our top online shopping sites in Malaysia series, shortlisting top 10 online travel booking sites in Malaysia. In case if you missed the series earlier, read below:• Top 10 online shopping sites in Malaysia (and analyzed)• Top 10 online fashion stores in Malaysia• Top 10 online kids & baby […]

December 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Top 10 online kids & baby stores in Malaysia

Top 10 online kids & baby stores in Malaysia

This is the fourth installment of our top online shopping sites in Malaysia series, shortlisting top 10 online kids & baby stores in Malaysia. In case if you missed the series earlier, read below:• Top 10 online shopping sites in Malaysia (and analyzed)• Top 10 online fashion stores in Malaysia Here we summarize our key methodologies in […]

December 2, 2015 | By | Reply More