3 Reasons why Southeast Asia’s e-commerce is set to explode

An e-commerce aggregator, iPrice Group, analyzed the most visited e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia to predict where the market is heading towards and what exciting developments we can expect from the year-end shopping frenzy. Here are 3 key predictions on the success of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce industry for the rest of the year.

Consumers are spending with overseas retailers more now than ever

2020 was the year of the pandemic, and undoubtedly, the year of e-commerce. With the mobility restrictions, people were spending more time at home and turning to the Internet to meet more of their daily needs. The result of this massive digital adoption was the exponential growth of the Southeast Asia e-commerce market.

Tale of the (used car) tape: Putting Carsome and Carro head-to-head

Carsome vs Carro: Who wins Southeast Asia’s used car fight?

7 Little changes that will make a big difference with your ‘phygital’ customer experience

The present pandemic and the need for physical distancing caught the imagination of brands to develop a hybrid platform. As a result, the customers experience physical and digital shopping benefits and transform their buying experience to the next level. It is where "phygital" services came about. 

5 E-commerce fraud prevention trends taking shape as the pandemic accelerates digital transactions

With the threat of payment fraud accelerating faster than ever, it's important that merchants stay vigilant and ahead of emerging fraud trends. Here are five ways to protect businesses from fraud attacks in 2021. 

E-commerce marketing startup Epsilo raises $2M from a funding round led by Sequoia’s Surge 4

End-to-end e-commerce marketing company Epsilo recently completed a $2 million funding round. Almost all of this new capital injection was provided by Surge, Sequoia India’s scale-up program established to help startups in India and Southeast Asia.

Booming Australian logistics startup Shippit secures $22.3M Series B for Southeast Asia Expansion

The logistics startup has just finished its $22.3 million (A$30 million) Series B equity round led by Jason Lenga of Tiger Global, an American technology investment firm.