Saturday, October 19, 2019

What are the pitfalls sending e-commerce goods cross border into Indonesia?

One might ask this question when they are considering Indonesia as a potential market to enter for e-commerce businesses. However, not many businesses have...

Why ecommerce into Indonesia always clears customs in Jakarta

Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International airport is the preferred entry port for ecommerce. Why? In the scenario where majority of the parcels bound for Indonesia are for...

Souq.com and the end of an era

Amazon takes over

As $3b gets injected into SEA tech, GOJEK’s major backer exits

Southeast Asia seems to continue to attract large-scale funding, sometimes tilting the subtle balances between the major players.   Softbank ups its bet on Grab Firstly,...

Emaar’s acquisition of Namshi & battle of three forces in Middle...

Emaar Malls has finally acquired the remaining 49% stake in Namshi, Middle East’s leading fashion ecommerce platform, almost two years after it obtained the...

Things you should know about GMV

For those unaware, GMV refers to gross merchandise value and it is typically used by e-commerce companies for valuation. The calculation for GMV is...

Halal B2B ecommerce: an uncontested blue ocean

As a consumer of halal goods, a constant observation is that it is often challenging to find products that meet my expectation while travelling...

aCommerce – trouble in paradise?

aCommerce was once the big brother of e-commerce enablers. Founded in Thailand in 2013, it was set up with the aim of providing support...

What is it like to be a seller on Shopee, Lazada,...

Previously, Momentum Works introduced e-commerce in Southeast Asia from the macro perspective such as infrastructure and consumer habits. But, how do the sellers, an...

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