Getting Back to Nature in Hong Kong, and Into E-commerce

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This week: Key Ingredients of a Customer-Friendly E-Commerce Business, YOKKAO Partners Up With Amazon! And Want An Online Store? 9 Things To Decide First

We are diving into Easter Weekend now, I remember my first chocolate easter bunny at Nana & Papa’s house in Connecticut, wow over 30 years ago now… I’ll be 37 years old on Monday (and Hong Kong is off, so good timing). Enough of the personal stuff, onto this week’s newsletter:

Welcome to GFA Pulse #166

Business News From Around Asia

Key Ingredients of a Customer-Friendly E-Commerce Business
In the highly competitive world of e-commerce, it’s all too easy to lose a prospective customer with just the swipe of a finger or the click of a mouse. Because e-commerce businesses don’t have the advantage of face-to-face interaction, they have to work especially hard to provide personalized, customer-friendly experiences in order to attract and retain customers.

YOKKAO Partners Up With Amazon!
The long wait is now over. YOKKAO products will soon be available on Amazon stores around the world as the brand has now joined as a partner retailer. USA, Canada and Europe have been identified as the first international Amazon sites to carry YOKKAO products.

Want An Online Store? 9 Things To Decide First
When you decide to work for yourself and start a new online business, you’re going to be excited. You’ll want to get things moving as quickly as possible and make your presence known. But before you start building your website, and before you even finalize your concept, there are some important questions you’ll need to ask of yourself and your business.

Getting Back to Nature in Hong Kong
Given the famous hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, one doesn’t necessarily expect many outdoors adventures when visiting. However, that is far from being the case. Hong Kong isn’t a singular place; it’s actually made up of Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and over 200 offshore islands. Getting out and enjoying nature is one of the great secrets locals have tried to keep to themselves.

[video] Skateboarding & Hong Kong
Thought this was an entertaining 6 minute video. Let’s wrap up the news section with this

From the Global From Asia Media Desk

This week’s podcast

We are diving back into Japan business a little bit. As the show is Global From Asia – we try our best to get guests and content doing business in various regions here. This week is Andres, from Boutique Japan, a tourist / travel agency that helps foreigners plan an epic adventure / trip / experience in Japan. He shares how he got into the business, some business partner ups and downs, and advice for others setting up a company dealing with a foreign country, so let’s dive in.

The immersive technology integration will introduce a new way of getting the interest of the buying public. The creative aspect of building an effective ad campaign will be more intensified as it is elaborately integrated to a near-world perspective.

Don’t waste time in Asia talking to talkers! Instead, meet high level and qualified business owners at our closed event! Join us in our upcoming Cross Border Summit this April 20 – 21, 2018 in Shenzhen, China.

Cross Border Summit 2018

A wide range of payment choices, from credit card, Paypal, and even bank transfer – we want to add any and all payment services to make doing business in Asia as easy as surfing an online shopping cart.
An expanding US trading and manufacturing company of LED products located in Kwun Tong is looking for an Administrative Assistant.
Mr.Huang Zirong, Founder and President of Guangdong E-Business Association, special consultant of Guangdong Province Administration For Industry & Commerce on network market regulation, the accredited consultant in Guangdong Province Consumer Council, one of the first group experts in Pearl River Think-Tank.

Sent March 29, 2018

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