Ecommerce Fulfillment in Vietnam: By Boxme.asia

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Vietnam Fulfillment Center

Ecommerce in China get all the headlines, but the real ecommerce boom is actually taking place in South East Asia. Lazada and Shopee are the top ecommerce platforms in ASEAN and are far easier to break into than Tmall.hk or JD Worldwide.

That said, consumers in South East Asia are as savvy as those in Europe, the US or China. They demand fast deliveries, and the option to return products.

Managing your ASEAN product fulfillment from overseas is practically impossible.

Luckily, Ecommerce fulfillment companies like Boxme.asia enable businesses worldwide to store, pack and ship products across South East Asia.

In this article, Jerad Tan, General Manager of Boxme.asia, explains how they can help you tap into the world’s fastest growing ecommerce market by utilizing their fulfillment centers in Vietnam. Continue reading Ecommerce Fulfillment in Vietnam: By Boxme.asia

How to Register a Trademark in Malaysia: The Ultimate Guide

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Malaysia-trademark

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Many overseas companies have seen the opportunities exporting to Mainland China, which of course brings up questions related to trademarks.

You should be cautious before engaging in business outside the borders, as some countries are referred to as “first-to-file” countries. This means that you won’t have any authority, in case someone else register your trademark before you in that country.

The E-Commerce market is expected to grow much in Southeast Asia, especially in Malaysia, the coming decade. Before selling into Malaysia, I highly recommend you to register your trademark.

Therefore, I’ve written this guide where I include the key info you need to know when registering a trademark in Malaysia.

Malaysia trademark law

Malaysia is a member of a number of international conventions, as well as having its own national laws.

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How to Register a Trademark in Singapore: A Complete Guide

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Many exporters talk about the benefits of selling via cross border e-commerce to Chinese market. When I talk with companies who want to import to China, I often recommend them to have a look at other options.

It’s not easy nor cheap to enter the Chinese market, and E-commerce is growing strong elsewhere. Even if the competition can be more fierce in countries like Singapore, it can be worth to give it a try.

Before you start selling overseas, it’s important that you register your trademark. Therefore, I’ve written this guide that explains all the crucial information you need to know when registering a trademark in Singapore.

Singapore trademark law

In 1998, Singapore’s government passed the Singapore Trade Marks Act, to meet the Paris Convention. It’s a member of many other international conventions, such as:

  • Madrid Protocol
  • Nice Agreement
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • WIPO Copyright Treaty

Singapore classifies products and services in accordance with the Nice Classification, sometimes referred to as the International Classification of Goods and Services (ICGS).

More than 150 countries, even including Mainland China, are members of the Nice Classification. This is a great benefit as countries can cooperate cross border, and support each other in case of any IP conflicts.

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Singapore e-commerce – The practical guide for small business owners

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People might question why I choose to write a blog post about e-commerce in a small country like Singapore. China’s e-commerce market is growing faster and receives more media exposure for sure. Though, one shall bear in mind that Singapore is a well-developed country and it’s easier to manage businesses there from many aspects. In this article I present how you can start an e-commerce business in Singapore today.
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