E-commerce is a fairly new industry. It arrived in Southeast Asia sometime around the ’90s, and only became what it is today, a rapidly accelerating economy, in the last decade. Thus, we may wonder if working in this young sector is any different than older, more developed industries?
We all know how devoted K-pop fans can get, but has this ever been quantified or measured?
Pandemic-induced shake-ups posed an enormous challenge for e-commerce logistics in Southeast Asia. Singapore & Thailand have seen the least change in the average delivery time during social distancing. E-commerce delivery companies introduced innovations to their technology and protocols to cope with the situation. Parcel Monitor and iPrice Group examine these innovations, the stage of the industry, and where we go from here.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, September 18, 2020 - Southeast Asia’s leading e-commerce aggregator, iPrice Group, raises an additional undisclosed amount from JG Digital Equity Ventures, Inc. (JGDEV) to its series B investment amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Through its group of companies, JGDEV provides iPrice with a wide range of opportunities to be Southeast Asia’s best shopping companion and e-Commerce enabler.
It’s International Beer Day and countries in Asia seem to be thirsty for a beer this year - well, at least on Google. With numerous government-implemented social distancing measures in place, people flock online to buy their wants and essentials. Unsurprisingly, many of them search for beer online, especially those in countries with stricter or longer lockdowns.
We’ve all heard heartbreaking news after heartbreaking news because of this pandemic, and one of which will be (literally) cramping our style: our favorite retail brands are closing their physical stores one by one. Numerous news sites report on this retail apocalypse as people hide inside their homes to avoid catching the coronavirus. Does this, however, mean that consumers in Southeast Asia are less interested in shopping fashion? And what of the luxury brands?