E-Commerce

Emstret Espace launches Shopsmart PNG

Minister for Information, Communication & Technology, Timothy Masiu commended the company for creating this innovative product, which he says is a catalyst for digital transformation.

He launched the online market platform, which is now live and ready for use by both vendors and customers

He said, “Between the government and the industry and the people, it is a catalyst to drive digital transformation in PNG. We are all stakeholders in the business of digital transformation.”

Pacific Trade looks to strengthen E-commerce as a driver for economic development post COVID-19

The workshop, part of the Pacific E-commerce Initiative, is enabling trade officials across the region to unpack findings of a Pacific E-commerce assessment, and a sub-regional assessment for the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). These discussions will feed into a Pacific E-Commerce Strategy aiming to lift engagement in digital trade.

Pacific nations urged to prioritise connectivity

Speaking at the World Trade Organization, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Regional workshop in Nadi, Fiji last week, SPTO Chief Executive Officer Chris Cocker said the internet continues to revolutionise tourism marketing and product distribution globally.

However, the Pacific tourism industry has failed in many aspects to keep pace with the level of technological change.

Young Sepik man discovers secret of e-commerce in Yu Em Boss

The 30 year old from East Sepik, a  Level Four student of Entrepreneurship is a young man found a new lease of life.  However, two years ago, Smith was like any other young man fighting hard to make ends meet.

“I did odd jobs and sold betelnut on the street. I worked for the Justice Department, but I soon found out it was not for me,” the vicacious young man said.

“People were telling me what to do and I was blocked by four walls around, however after a while I told myself this job was not for me.”  So Yamanavan left formal work to be free to follow his own dreams.

Instagram makes E-Commerce push with new tools for businesses

On Tuesday, the Facebook owned photo-and-video sharing service unveiled new features to make it easier for businesses to analyze and run ad campaigns through its mobile app.