Following on from recent investments in India and Singapore, e-commerce solutions provider Shopmatic has launched operations in Hong Kong.
This move is expected benefit Hong Kong online stores, SMEs and entrepreneurs as the platform enables business owners to build and manage their businesses on one single platform.
Services encompass an entire ecosystem from developing a unique web store to listing businesses on marketplaces and social media channels, to giving insights on how to sell online.
For a fixed monthly subscription rate of US$38 per month, businesses can conveniently sell products and services online in Hong Kong and the region.
As an incentive for new subscribers, Hong Kong merchants who sign up for Shopmatic for the first time will be offered a 15-day trial period during which they can establish their site and experience the entire service.
Industry analysts have estimated that almost 90% of Hong Kong consumers shopped online in the past 12 months, while one-third of the e-shoppers made online purchases within the same week a survey was conducted by Nielsen.
Shopmatic said it will further strengthen its Asia network by expanding into other countries in this region such as Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines later this year.
“We are confident that we can help the Hong Kong online stores expand into the region. We also see huge potential in the ways in which we can help Hong Kong SMEs expand their businesses from offline to online for its mature traditional retail model,” Shopmatic CEO and co-founder Anurag Avula said.