Frequently Asked Questions

What's the differences of building my own ecommerce website vs selling on lazada /qoo10?

It is a simple concept which already has an answer in the physical retailing world.

Selling on those marketplace platform is the same as selling your products as consignment in a departmental store.

  • you cannot reach the customers directly on your own.
  • you do not know much about their preferences, taste, age group, buying patterns, commonly bought together items and etc. They are NOT your customers actually.
  • you cannot create a strong brand and image
  • you will have to pay a huge commission or listing fee to the platform. Just like the departmental store will take a big cut
  • it will be hard to manage if you are selling hundreds or thousands of products
  • you cannot create your own promotions as and when you like it