After running your retail business for quite some time, you cannot help but considering expanding your business presence through ecommerce in Vietnam. You want to start selling your products online. Indeed, now is a good time to start an ecommerce business.
This article discusses the reasons to start an ecommerce business in 2020 and how you can start selling your products online.
When it comes to giving your business an online presence in Vietnam, there are numerous reasons behind it, such as:
It is best to know the common types of ecommerce business in Vietnam before diving further into how to start selling online.
1. Online Retailers
Online retailers in Vietnam buy the products they want to sell to customers. They can store the products until sold. Usually, online retailers are those who have their own traditional retail shops and they wish to gain more profits by starting to sell online.
2. Online Marketplaces
An online marketplace provides a website or a platform. This website or platform is used by vendors from anywhere in Vietnam to sell their products.
When a customer visits an online marketplace, they can find numerous products sold in the same place. Customers proceed with purchase and payment on the same platform.
Local renowned giants of online marketplaces in Vietnam include Tiki, Sendo, Shopee and Lazada, whereas the international players are giants such as Amazon, Alibaba and eBay.
3. Online Classifieds
Online classifieds are similar to online marketplaces. The only difference is regarding the payment. Online classifieds do not accept payments. In other words, when a customer wants to buy a product, the payment is made directly to the seller.
Before knowing what you are required to do to be able to start with the online selling, pay attention to the following:
Selling online is not possible without the existence of a website. The following documents need to be prepared for website registration, either for online marketplaces or online classifieds:
After preparing all the documents, you need to go through the following procedure:
If you want to be an online retailer, you need to go through the website notification procedure. The following documents must be prepared:
After having all the documents ready, the procedure for website notification is similar to the procedure for website registration. The only difference is that for online retailers, they will receive the setup notification from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
As a foreign investor, you may not be familiar with the local laws and regulations. Therefore, you may find it challenging when it comes to business incorporation in Vietnam. This is when an incorporation specialist like Cekindo comes into play.
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