The ease of starting a business in the country, however, is also heating up competition. Only niche businesses with a clearly differentiated product range are considered likely to survive.
The showroom is quiet.Fanie Fikri, Head of Marketing at Fabelio, one of Indonesia’s up and coming startups, isn’t worried, the usual mall traffic is out to lunch.“Our experience centers contribute a healthy 15% of our total revenue.”He’s referring to...
Through a forthcoming Android application, users can consent to have their activity and lifestyle data monitored – by way of the Awareness API – to create a their own, personalized, custom-made dress
Compared with most of the other countries in the region, Thailand’s consumer market is relatively mature, but the potential for it to grow remains high with its economy poised for sustained, productivity-driven growth in the next five years
Social commerce is a unique phenomenon in Thailand, and an estimated one-third to half of total ecommerce GMV is happening on social platforms
Rocket Internet currently has 20 people at the base in Thailand, and it said it plans to more than double that headcount before the end of this year.
Market size is key for tech firms in selecting a new office location. Across nearly all tech segments we analysed, the potential of business growth as a result of tapping into big markets has a substantial impact on location choice within the region.
While mobile commerce is big in China – one-third of total online shopping in China is done through mobile – Southeast Asia’s mobile commerce is on a faster growth trajectory than the Dragon.

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