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Arcadier is excited to share our latest update: multi-lingual tutorials & guides to help you get started!

With our ever-expanding user base around the world, the need for in-depth walk-throughs of the Arcadier system has become paramount in providing support to our global marketplace users and in a language they are comfortable with.

We are pleased to share with you our first series of multi-lingual tutorials with matching written guides in English, Chinese (中文), French (Français), Japanese (日本語) and Spanish (Español) on how to Get Started as well as an explanation of features on our Administrator and Seller portals. These…

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B2B e-commerce has been steadily gaining traction since the 2000s. As the world gradually shifts online, a process greatly catalysed by Covid-19, the online marketplace in particular has emerged as a popular channel for e-commerce. In 2019, Deloitte reported that marketplace sales amount to 57% of total global online retail sales. With the tidal wave of digitalisation, this figure is bound to rocket, not just in retail but across multiple verticals.

To stand out from the crowd, all entrepreneurs work towards the same goal of rushing to be the first to launch an original and innovative idea. Doing so grants…

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Debt has always been a dirty word in the lexicon of Asian households, where frugality is a virtue and extravagance is frowned upon. However, the recent emergence of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) in eCommerce seeks to redefine age old adages. By allowing payment in installments with little or minimal interest, BNPL has fueled a change in consumer purchasing behaviour, largely thanks to what is known as ‘present bias’. …

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While B2B eCommerce has been booming for some time now, a subtrend has captured the attention of the B2B world: B2B marketplaces. In a survey conducted by Divante, marketplaces were believed to be to be the biggest development in the B2B world in 2021. Another report by Gartner estimates that at least 70% of enterprise marketplaces will serve B2B transactions by 2023. Europe is mirroring this trend. From a mere 20 B2B marketplaces in 2010, the number has since risen to 300 marketplaces, with a combined funding of over €3 billion and counting. …

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With successful marketplaces such as AirBnB, Etsy and Tokopedia making headlines, the marketplace business model has been put in the spotlight. The emergence of online marketplaces have certainly disrupted the way trade is conventionally carried out. Serving as an alternative, the marketplace enables consumers and businesses to shop for competitive prices by avoiding hefty middleman fees as incurred through traditional supply chains. As online marketplaces continue to rise in popularity, the question arises — how then can a marketplace profit while keeping platform usage fees reasonable?

The value of the marketplace stems from its ability to generate traffic on the…

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  • Abenson, Philippines’ largest distributor of consumer electronics selects Arcadier to power its authorised centre marketplace platform.
  • Smile Serve is a single credible brand authorised service centre marketplace that will serve both Abenson’s customers and customers of other electronic retailers across the country.
  • The Smile Serve platform was deployed within 4 months on Arcadier Enterprise, including customisations and integrations into Abenson’s selected fleet management systems & payment gateways.

Singapore, 25th January 2021 — Arcadier, the world’s leading online marketplace builder, is proud to power Smile Serve, the authorised service marketplace center for appliance and gadget retailer Abenson. …

Following the overwhelmingly positive reception of our eBook, we have condensed the key digital transformation trends of 2021 into an infographic for you!

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eCommerce in Asia is on the ascent, with a staggering projected growth rate of 8.2% between 2020 and 2025. This puts Asia ahead of the Americas and Europe, with projected eCommerce growth rates of 5.1% and 5.2% respectively. Statista further expects the projected market volume of eCommerce in Asia to reach US$2.2 billion by 2025. Clearly, the Asian eCommerce market is one that cannot be ignored. In order to capitalise on this fast growing market, it is imperative to understand the current microtrends within it. …

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Arcadier Enterprise is proud to launch our free eBook, 10 Emerging Digital Transformation Trends for Global Enterprises Report 2021”.

This eBook is the culmination of extensive research, examining key statistics and an analysis of relevant case studies. We have attempted to capture some of the most prominent and emerging digitisation trends and strategies surrounding business enterprises for 2021.

Key Trends Covered

  1. Traditional Large Retailers Are Going Online
  2. B2B Marketplaces Are The Future
  3. Blockchain Will Become Core To Global Trade
  4. AR & VR Are Enhancing Retail, Trade & eCommerce Experiences
  5. Livestream Shopping Going Mainstream
  6. User Experience, Especially Mobile, Is Key
  7. Accelerated…
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Photo taken from Ken Kobayashi, Nikkei Asia

Word of a potential Grab-Gojek merger has commanded attention all over Southeast Asia. While such a merger could bring a myriad of opportunities in fintech and the digital space, a unification of the two Southeast Asian tech stars also raised fears of a monopoly in the ride-hailing, food delivery and payments industry. The proposed marriage between the two has also stirred dissent amongst drivers all over Indonesia, with motorbike driver unions threatening to spark nationwide protests in a wager to protect their livelihoods.

However, talks of a merger between Grab and Gojek have reached an impasse with management failing to…

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