Motorola Chooses VTEX and PayU to Elevate Digital Commerce Experience in India
Dec05

Motorola Chooses VTEX and PayU to Elevate Digital Commerce Experience in India

Motorola India has partnered with VTEX, the global digital commerce platform, to enhance its digital-first strategy and strengthen its direct-to-consumer (D2C) approach. Leveraging VTEX’s responsive platform and a collaboration with PayU, Motorola has implemented affordability schemes and streamlined payment methods, experiencing exceptional growth and doubling its business every month since going live in July 2022. 5 December...

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Shopee’s Strategic Initiatives Propel Malaysian Marketplace Inclusion in 2023
Dec05

Shopee’s Strategic Initiatives Propel Malaysian Marketplace Inclusion in 2023

Shopee’s focus on livestreaming and affiliate commerce in 2023 drives marketplace inclusion in Malaysia, with significant engagement on Shopee Live and successful collaborations between affiliates and local sellers. The platform’s commitment to technological advancements sets the stage for further growth and inclusion in the years ahead. 5 December 2023 – Shopee, Southeast Asia & Taiwan’s leading e-commerce...

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Cyber Monday Sets New Online Shopping Record with $12.4 Billion in Sales
Nov28

Cyber Monday Sets New Online Shopping Record with $12.4 Billion in Sales

Cyber Monday in the U.S. has set a new online shopping record, with sales reaching an impressive $12.4 billion, a 9.6% increase from the previous year. Despite cautious forecasts from retailers anticipating inflation-constrained budgets, enticing discounts across various categories drove consumers to splurge on Christmas purchases. Peak discounts of 31% in electronics and 23% in apparel, along with increased adoption of Buy Now, Pay...

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Former CNBC Asia Co-Host Lisa Oake Unveils A Pioneering Hub for Professional Well-Being
Nov28

Former CNBC Asia Co-Host Lisa Oake Unveils A Pioneering Hub for Professional Well-Being

Lisa Oake, former co-host of CNBC Asia’s “Squawk Box,” launches ExecutiveCounselling.com, a Singapore-based online counselling platform catering exclusively to executives and professionals. The platform aims to reduce the stigma around seeking mental health support, offering a safe space for high-achieving individuals facing challenges. Sessions are conducted by Singapore-registered therapists with a deep...

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Seener Internet Elevates Global Presence with Snuppee Mall Launch in Malaysia
Nov28

Seener Internet Elevates Global Presence with Snuppee Mall Launch in Malaysia

SEENER INTERNET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., valued at $50 million, announces its headquarters relocation to New York, USA, with a strategic focus on the Malaysian market for its flagship “Snuppee” mall APP. The comprehensive e-commerce platform, boasting diverse product categories, aims to capture the Malaysian audience’s attention through tailored marketing strategies. The company plans an extensive expansion in Malaysia...

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Malaysian Skincare Brand, The Raw., Achieves Remarkable Success in Educating Users via Shopee Live
Nov20

Malaysian Skincare Brand, The Raw., Achieves Remarkable Success in Educating Users via Shopee Live

Malaysian skincare brand, The Raw., achieves significant success through Shopee Live, leveraging interactive sessions to educate users on healthy skin practices. With over 30% of orders coming from live streams in 2023, the brand plans to increase livestreaming hours, demonstrating a commitment to raising skincare awareness among Malaysians. 20 November 2023 – The Raw., a locally-rooted skincare brand, is making waves in the...

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Google and Malaysian Government Unite for Digital Growth and Inclusive Skilling Initiatives
Nov17

Google and Malaysian Government Unite for Digital Growth and Inclusive Skilling Initiatives

The Malaysian government and Google have joined forces in a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing inclusive growth opportunities in Malaysia’s digital economy. The initiatives, spanning skilling programs, digital infrastructure investment, AI innovation, and cloud-first policies, underscore Google’s commitment to advancing Malaysia’s digital competitiveness, aligning with the nation’s economic frameworks....

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Malaysian Medical Association Advocates Stricter Regulations for Health Products Sold Online, Citing Concerns Over Unregistered and Prescription Drug Sales
Nov17

Malaysian Medical Association Advocates Stricter Regulations for Health Products Sold Online, Citing Concerns Over Unregistered and Prescription Drug Sales

The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) urges strict regulation of health products sold on ecommerce platforms, citing concerns about the availability of unregistered products and the risk of online sales of prescription drugs. MMA calls for accountability from online shopping platforms and emphasizes the need for consumer education to identify genuine health products online. 17 November 2023 – The Malaysian Medical Association...

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Survey Reveals Budget Consciousness as Key Driver of Online Cart Abandonment
Nov17

Survey Reveals Budget Consciousness as Key Driver of Online Cart Abandonment

A YouGov survey commissioned by commercetools reveals that budget-consciousness prompts online shoppers to abandon their carts, with shipping costs and the search for better deals cited as the top reasons. The study underscores the significance of financial considerations across income ranges, with recommendations for retailers to invest in technology, loyalty programs, and personalized experiences to combat cart abandonment during...

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Survey Reveals 90% of Malaysian Sellers Choose Shopee for a Secure Online Business Environment
Nov09

Survey Reveals 90% of Malaysian Sellers Choose Shopee for a Secure Online Business Environment

Shopee dominates as the preferred platform for 90% of Malaysian online sellers, according to a recent survey, showcasing the significant trust sellers place in its commitment to online safety. The survey highlights tangible benefits, including the protection of brand reputation and savings on potential liabilities, reinforcing Shopee’s status as a secure haven for e-commerce businesses. 9 November 2023 – In a recent survey...

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