Service Industries - Highlight
26 Sept 2016
Unemployment, political turmoil and growing civil arrest maybe bedevilling the wider Brazilian economy, but the situation has sparked double-digit growth in the security sector, with Chinese manufactures seemingly well positioned to benefit.
In an interview with the HKTDC, Tony Wong, co-founder of Shopline, said there was a huge demand for e-commerce site-building services in this region as more Asians jump on the e-commerce bandwagon. In recent years, the company has witnessed a number of merchants growing from a one-man business to employing dozens of people.
The “last mile” of e-commerce fulfillment is challenging, especially in Hong Kong where first-delivery failure is common. Gary Ng, CEO of Boxz Lockers, turned the challenge into an opportunity by introducing smart lockers to the market, with the aim of solving the last-mile bottleneck and fostering the development of local e-commerce.