In compiling the InternetRetailing ASEAN (IR ASEAN) Top500, we have set out to create a definitive list of the most significant ecommerce and multichannel retailers operating in Southeast Asia. In doing this, we’ve taken an algorithmic approach to blending and ranking the four components of a retailer’s Footprint: its amount (more…)
Following the release of the InternetRetailing ASEAN (IR ASEAN) Top500 Footprint Report in September 2017 at IRX Bangkok, the Index will develop beyond this initial list of the largest to include six Performance Dimensions and rank retailers according to their capabilities in these key areas.
In an era when many companies and individuals sell goods via the web, the question of what constitutes a retailer is surprisingly complex. It’s not enough in itself to have a website or operate a store. In arriving at our definition of a retailer, we have considered the intent, capabilities, and (more…)