There has been a lot of talking that Asia will be the e-commerce centre in the coming years. With 60% of the world population coming from Asia, the market is huge for any company wish to enter into the e-commerce. In particularly the mobile commerce, the shift towards mobile transaction is increasing rapidly.
New generation of customers like to shop online and this trend is impacting those brick-and-mortar shops in the market. To stay in the game, companies need to create their online channels. Want to learn how to create your e-commerce site? Visit my “Get started” page and sign up for the free membership.
Traditional food and beverage (F&B) industries are going digital and they need employees knowing how to manage or setup e-commerce site. Wealthy Affiliate has been providing all the online lessons for any individual keen to learn the necessary skill sets to master the e-commerce business. I strongly suggest you enrol for the free membership at Wealthy Affiliate and to equip yourself the knowledge of digital age.
With the e-commerce site, company is able to engage its customer digitally. There is a trend call “click and collect”, whereby customer go online to do their shopping and later pick up their goods at the physical outlets. By encouraging customers going to the physical store, it offers many opportunities for the store to upsell.
The potential of e-commerce portal is huge and growing. Recently, Singapore-based company Migme bought over Indonesian e-commerce site Shopdeca and is also considering to partner with Lazada in near future. We expect to see more of companies coming onboard the e-commerce portals within the next 2 years.
The e-commerce market in India is also heating up, global companies like Alibaba and Amazon are against local players Flipkart and Snapdeal. Recently Alibaba even setup its business school outside China, in Singapore to teach businessmen about the e-commerce skill. The programme could cost you S$8,000 with 3-day of lessons at one of the local universities in Singapore and another 3-day at another China university. This S$8,000 do not include your flight and accommodation costs.
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Helping Local SMEs Go Into e-commerce
Two companies in Singapore, Singtel and DBS have joint forces to come up an e-commerce website for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to market their products on 99SME.sg website. It is free listing for SMEs at this moment to encourage them adopting new e-commerce technology.
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Using Instagram To Build Your E-commerce Brand
Since the growing popularity of Facebook, many new social media companies are coming on board in the market. New one like Instagram is getting hot and many people have started using it for business-related promotion.
Neil Patel has an article teaching you How To Build Your E-commerce Brand Using Instagram. Do take a look and get insight from his advice.