Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants

| Arthur Goldman

When expanding our ecommerce business to Asia, we launched in some smaller ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) markets at the same time as attempting to break India. The results were surprising, as we found that markets such as Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia quickly overtook India in terms of ROI, and Southeast Asia has since become one of our main focus regions.

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Merchants Should Remain On Course in Emerging Markets

| MCM Staff

Recent economic and political difficulties are casting doubts into the minds of ecommerce retailers worried about entering markets such as Russia, Brazil and Turkey. Here’s why these emerging markets can still be profitable when pursued with healthy wisdom, awareness, and cultural empathy.