E-commerce – The Future in Business, Especially In The Beauty Industry
Beauty Products Are All over E-commerce
Communication is now getting easier because of the rise of the Internet. You can call someone who lives in foreign countries, listen to your favorite artist on YouTube, check your notifications on your favorite social media platform, and read the latest news. But there is one thing that makes the Internet sleepless, and that is e-commerce.
E-commerce refers to the purchasing and the selling of products like computer softwares, video games, apps, and products that are important to one’s household and services like online classes, and online tutorials or it just refers to the selling of tangible and intangible products online. Because of this existence, products are now easy to find and discover, making benefits for the freelancers, small business, and large-scale corporations.
With the rise of e-commerce, Malaysia is now a hotspot of this kind of business. With several websites popping here and there making their name seen in an international, national, and local level.
This country is well-established as one of the most dynamic digital environments in Southeast Asia, the Malaysian e-commerce market is growing fast at an exponential rate. It is growing both in terms of scale and scope: sales and the population of online shoppers as well as in terms of categories of products being bought online. Though leading actors are already in place, the brand new national and foreign companies are making their way into Malaysia’s attractive market.
Here are the 5 famous websites on e-commerce:
With a monthly traffic estimate of 1,450,000 users, Zalora is now the largest and fastest growing e-commerce site in Southeast Asia that specializes in selling fashion items in various brands namely Mango, Dorothy Perkins, Cotton On, Superdry, Herschel, and others. Enabling fashion brands to sell their products to the site’s visitors, This was founded in 2012 by Rocket Internet. It is present in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
With a monthly traffic estimate of 2,200,000 users. Carousell, was once a mobile platform, now has developed a web shopping site for computer users too. It allows the user, brands or individuals, to take photos of their products through their phone, sell easily through the Carousell platform and chat with the sellers to buy directly. Carousell is also present in Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia, and Hong Kong.
With a monthly traffic estimate of 3,650,000 users and a competitor of Lazada, Lelong.my is an e-commerce marketplace both for Consumer-to-Consumer and Business-to-Consumer transactions. Operated by the Malaysian company Interbase Resources Sdn Bhd, Lelong was founded in 1998 as an auction website and has since expanded to become a general marketplace.
With a monthly traffic estimate of 20,000,000,Lazada is an online store and marketplace for retailers to sell their own products. Founded in 2011 by Rocket Internet, the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba acquired a controlling stake in Lazada and its operations in Southeast Asia in 2016.
With a monthly traffic estimate of 20,900,000, Shopee is a primarily mobile, diversified online shop also providing a regular web shopping experience. A leading platform throughout Southeast Asia, Shopee is also present in Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, as well as in Taiwan.
Without a doubt, beauty products are being sold all over the e-commerce market. Malaysians nowadays are turning towards purchasing products online as well.