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ATOZ, from distribution to retail and e-commerce

ATOZ, from distribution to retail and e-commerce

There are so many entrepreneurs with diverse or even zero background prior to their e-commerce ventures. Vincent Goh, CEO of Atoz2u.com who is a veteran business man in distribution prior to retail, shares his e-commerce journey and commitment with us. You might be wondering, from distribution to retail / e-commerce? Yes, read on as Vincent […]

September 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cross-border e-commerce: Delivering beauty from Korea

Cross-border e-commerce: Delivering beauty from Korea

Cross-border e-commerce is increasingly becoming commonplace in Malaysia, with consumers purchasing goods from foreign websites. Shopping online from the origin country allows consumers to enjoy better prices on their purchases, and also order for products available as soon as they are launched in the native country. Besides that, consumers in Malaysia can take advantage of […]

August 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Milking deals: from deal site to cashback

Milking deals: from deal site to cashback

There are a couple of ways to describe Shaun and Wilson – serial entrepreneurs, the milkmen, dynamic duo and so on. Over the years, they have co-founded a few e-commerce websites, the most well-known one is definitely MilkADeal, which was originally a deal site and it has been transformed to cashback site recently. It is […]

August 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Impact of GST & weaken MYR to e-commerce business

Impact of GST & weaken MYR to e-commerce business

This week is the extended deadline of GST submissions for many businesses (with less than RM5 million turnover). There is no doubt that GST has became a burden for many merchants, not only limited to e-commerce. Furthermore, the situation has made worse with the weaken currency (MYR) recently. We have spoken to a couple of e-commerce […]

August 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
How parcel lockers can improve the delivery efficiency and boost your online business

How parcel lockers can improve the delivery efficiency and boost your online business

As a vivid online shopper, do you always receive the ‘sorry note’ from courier company when you are not at home, which you have to go and collect the parcel from the pick-up center? Now, we have a new service in town which might lessen your trouble – the parcel lockers! InPost, the world largest […]

August 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
5 kiasu marketing tips for e-commerce business

5 kiasu marketing tips for e-commerce business

For those who are not Singaporean or Malaysian, you might wonder what does kiasu mean. You can check Wikipedia definition or in short, it is a Hokkien word that means an attitude of very anxious not to miss out on an opportunity. Visual below explains the full philosophy of kiasu: Or simply, the girl below […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
3 secrets of successful coupon strategy revealed

3 secrets of successful coupon strategy revealed

First of all, both ‘coupon’ and ‘voucher’ have been used regularly in online and offline retailing, so which term should you use as a merchant? Coupon vs Voucher Coupon is generally applied to get discount off the purchase, while voucher is generally applied to get complete waiver off the purchase (means get it for free). […]

July 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
10 things you should know before starting your eCommerce venture in Southeast Asia

10 things you should know before starting your eCommerce venture in Southeast Asia

Wei-Ming Hu is the co-founder of Sesura.com, a Taiwanese who has been operating online shopping site in Southeast Asia for about 2-3 years now. He has shared his opinions and insights via TESA, on 10 things you should know on e-commerce in Southeast Asia. Some of his analysis are spot on hence we thought it’s […]

July 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
6 secret formulas behind Lativ’s TWD 6 billion revenue

6 secret formulas behind Lativ’s TWD 6 billion revenue

Fresh from the previous article on Taiwan’s Mayuki, let’s dive into another insights to the current #1 Taiwanese online fashion brand – Lativ. Lativ is one of our favourite e-commerce brands around, it is just like an “online Uniqlo”. Personally, we have had pleasant shopping experience with Lativ as the cost performance index is satisfying (高cp值), […]

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Top 5 factors behind high e-commerce return rate

Top 5 factors behind high e-commerce return rate

The former founder of Taiwanese top online fashion brand, Mayuki Chou has shared her opinions on return rate via her Facebook page and SmartM (our Taiwanese content partner). There are some good pointers for e-commerce merchants so we are summarizing and translating it to English here. What is the average return rate for e-commerce? According […]

June 24, 2015 | By | Reply More