Welcome to 2021, a world where we seriously have a broken border. Our cross-border business executive community has been locked down and grounded for over a year and it has taken a massive toll on the ecosystem. Yes, there are many big winners in ecommerce, many destroyed and many reborn. Global From Asia is finally doing an online event and … Read More
For many people around the globe, the land of the rising sun represents a new sunrise for their lives. It is an opportunity to start a new life in a unique and fascinating country. For all intents and purposes, there are many reasons why people would want to relocate to Japan. When people initially think of Japan, their minds inevitably … Read More
A GFAVIP membership is a great opportunity to grow your cross border business. Signing up for a membership instantly connects you with professionals and experts who understand what it takes to make a business succeed. You also gain access to an invaluable contact list, 1 on 1 sessions where you can ask all your burning questions, and a community of … Read More
We are excited to announce that Global From Asia’s parent company Shadstone Limited has been an early adopter and believer in the decentralized web (dWeb). What is dWeb? Internet on the Blockchain! First, a quick crash on dWeb, aka decentralized internet where the domain name and the hosting are on the blockchain. There are developing technologies in the space and … Read More
In terms of reaching Southeast Asia, Shopee is a great platform of choice to sell your items. Countries included in its reach are the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam to name a few. Sellers from China and Hong Kong can also get their products across to other Southeast Asia countries. If you are interested in selling on Shopee, … Read More
The world is in a tough place nowadays. With the current state brought about by the pandemic, people should be even more cautious about keeping their health intact. It has been stated since the start that staying at home and keeping a healthy distance from one another is one way of ensuring that the pandemic does not make its way … Read More
GFA295. The Coronavirus, now officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease COVID-19, has infected more than 70,000 people from its epicenter in Wuhan, China to the world over. We gathered from 27 business experts within the GFAVIP community, their insights on how the coronavirus scare affected their businesses and the industry as a whole.
It wasn’t a long time ago when crossing borders was a far-fetched milestone for small local businesses. With the development of e-commerce however, even small businesses were presented opportunities for growth across borders. E-commerce plays a very crucial role in pushing further and beyond, international trade. Learn more of Incoterms and what it stands for.
What is the impact of global health emergency happening right now on the global economy? The start of the year 2020 did not seem to be all promising. January was filled with news of conflicts, disasters, calamities and death. These unfortunate events, some at catastrophic levels, sprawled globally. US, Middle East, Australia, Asia, Europe and other parts of the world found themselves facing these battles head-on.
Hyperlocal and e-commerce are closely related as both are dealing with marketing products and services. But there are major differences between the both of them that may influence entrepreneurs in choosing which direction to take. The e-commerce industry has been expanding its reach year on year, trying to carve out a bigger chunk of the pie of global retail sales. Find out how ecommerce has an effect on hyperlocal businesses.
The E-commerce revolution is growing at a rapid pace and shows no sign of slowing down. Not only is it growing, it is also evolving. Allied industries move in parallel which only makes e-commerce an even stronger force. E-commerce in the year 2019 is not without the emergence of key developments that will move through with updates in year 2020. There were a lot, of course, but we will highlight some of those that we deem will be used optimally and be upgraded continually.
What does it mean when we say, “in retrospect”? A quick google search would return with the results, “in looking back; contemplating the past”. As we close this year, it is a very opportune time to look back at what was for Global From Asia in 2019. It wasn’t an easy ride but it sure was one that we will … Read More
We have learned early on, even while some of us were still in college taking up a business course, how valuable a business plan is. Writing a business plan is already being inculcated in the minds of the young, wherever they are nestled, to mold an entrepreneurial mindset. But more than just a university requirement, what is it really? Do businesses really need to write one? Is this a step that can be skipped?
Business sustainability is not a trend that will see its imminent end sometime soon. It is a mindset that every business owner like you must have if you want to see your business grow. To understand more intensely the idea of business sustainability, it is best to know, first and foremost what it really is.
The end of the year is fast-approaching. And, most of the people are already on holiday mode. But you, as business owners, do you also go on a holiday mode and let the year-end sort itself out? If you still are in a quandary as to what you need to do as the end of the year is looming, we came up with a to-do list that can help you close your year and begin the next with a clean slate.
Thinking of moving to Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico is known for a lot of things including its famous beaches, vibrant music, rums, food, sports, coffee, festivals, colonial towns, boxing champs, colorful arts and crafts and its people. Learn the benefits of moving to Puerto Rico as well as how to go about it.
Customer service is an essential element in any business. And, the more you engage your customers, the more they will feel valued and understood. In this time of digital transformation, the eCommerce industry also modernized the customer service processes and activities particularly communication with customers. Adopting a digital-first strategy, most eCommerce businesses are integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their processes. Thus, the rise of the Chatbots.
If you want to move to a country that has very low crime rates compared to elsewhere in the world, consider moving to New Zealand. It has a few endemic diseases and it claims to be the world’s least corrupt country. Sounds like an attractive place to live in, right? If you plan to relocate to New Zealand permanently, this article might help you get your dream come true. Read on to learn more on how to get New Zealand citizenship.
Are you interested in getting a Mexican Citizenship? Moving cross country for business and investments is nothing new. It’s one way of taking your business global especially if you are positioning yourself in a strategic location. One of the countries often mentioned is Mexico. But before you rush to pack your bags and move to Mexico, you have to be able to answer why Mexico.
A trifecta moment, Mike calls this day for we are celebrating three events and that means three wins for Global From Asia. GFA is 6 years old. CBS is in its 4th year. Launch of Mike’s new book, Ecommerce Gladiator. What an amazing day! We try to pile on as much value and “meaning” behind what we do here at Global From Asia – and actually in today’s turbulent times, it is needed more than ever.