With a growing middle class, these Indonesian furniture ecommerce sites may soon have locals buying sofas online and early stage investors lining up.
Internet Penetration Rate15.8%
Indonesia is a tricky market. Though it has immense potential growth over the next decade, the country is comprised of over 10,000 islands, with diverse languages and cultures in many different areas, so reaching out to these people has its own sets of challenges. The tech infrastructure is still growing, too. But where many might see a hindrance at first glance can turn out to be opportunities for savvy players
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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