Title

Online-to-Offline (O2O) Commerce in Emerging Markets: Analysis of the Retail Sector

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-22-2021

Abstract

The growing digital footprint in emerging markets has bolstered the demand for quality and real-time customer experience through multiple retail platforms. Retail markets in emerging economies are increasingly experimenting with Online-to-Offline (O2O) commerce. This study aims at identifying various factors influencing the adoption and success of O2O business models in emerging markets. A strategic TOPICS framework is proposed to determine and evaluate the multi-dimensional factors that impact O2O retailers. This paper provides insights for potential e-commerce retailers in emerging markets diversifying into O2O commerce. The conclusion offers insights that could help redefine the future of O2O commerce in emerging markets

DOI

10.1080/10599231.2021.1983501


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