e-commerce market Philippines

Insights and trends of e-commerce in the Philippines [market analysis]

Second largest country in Southeast Asia, the Philippines is a large and rapidly developing market for e-commerce. With a low income but a high growth, the Philippines has a digital population of more than 67 million people which attracts both local and regional companies who compete against a dominant player.

Southeast Asia digital economy 2017

Southeast Asia digital economy 2017 [report]

Though expectations were high, the growth of Southeast Asia’s digital economy is beating them all. With more than 330 million internet users and double or triple digits growth in several major markets online, the region is confirming the digital boom with the emergence of a first round of local unicorns.

E-commerce in Indonesia

Insights and trends of e-commerce in Indonesia [market analysis]

Indonesia has the largest population in Southeast Asia, by far, and an e-commerce penetration that is still very low, making it one of the hottest e-commerce market in the world. Attracting both global and local companies’ interests, Indonesia now has fast growing e-commerce scene poised to become a global powerhouse.

Indonesia news consumption

Insights on news consumption in Indonesia [market analysis]

With the spread of mobile devices in Indonesia, ways of consulting and consuming news are changing rapidly. Through new online media, Indonesians from all age groups and socioeconomic categories are adapting their behaviors and engaging into new ways to get informed and entertained.

e-commerce in Malaysia

Insights and trends of e-commerce in Malaysia [market analysis]

One of the most dynamic countries online in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a very attractive market for e-commerce. A middle-income country with a digital population of more than 20 million people, Malaysia attracts appetites both from local and global companies interested in grabbing a share of its e-commerce market.

Online and offline shopping in Singapore

Online and offline shopping in Singapore

Often considered to hamper traditional stores, the development of e-commerce can sometimes actually reinforce them. This infographic summarizes how online and offline commerce grow together in Singapore, pushing shops and malls to provide an enhanced, “omnichannel” experience to consumers.

Online business in Malaysia

The rise of online business in Malaysia

Internet has brought a revolution, enabling virtually anyone to create an online business and reach a large consumer population easily. Thanks to the shift towards online shopping, businesses of all sizes can now compete against bigger traditional companies and quickly grab a large market share on Internet.

Female consumers in Asia

The rise of female consumers in Asia

Rapid economic growth and fast changing behaviors are two factors that foster the empowerment of female consumers in Asia. This report presents how the rising income of women and their increasing independence to use it are making them a very attractive segment for retailers and particularly, online retailers.

Asia retail and wholesale

Overview of the retail and wholesale sector in Asia

Part of the series of reports on the dynamic sectors of Asia, the Economist Intelligence Unit provides us with another great report on the state of the retail and wholesale sector. Evaluating the importance of Asia and outlining promising opportunities, this business barometer presents an exciting view for retailers and wholesalers.