Taiwan’s largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, says it will work with local shopping website MyDay to have online purchases from overseas delivered to its 5000-plus stores around Taiwan.
The convenience store introduced the delivery service on Wednesday (November 25), allowing shoppers on the MyDay website to have their purchases delivered from Japan, the US and South Korea in as little as five days.
Myday has over 10 years’ experience in cross-border eCommerce services and also partners with other sites such as Amazon in the US, Rakuten in Japan, and Gmarket in South Korea, said 7-Eleven.
7-Eleven is the second convenience store chain in Taiwan to offer such a service, following FamilyMart, which established a similar partnership with the Japanese shopping site Tenso in September.
Registered members of Tenso can have their purchases delivered to FamilyMart stores in Taiwan in about six days.
Over 43 per cent of online shoppers in Taiwan buy products on overseas sites six times per year on average, according to a 2013 survey by the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute under the Institute for Information Industry.
- Original reporting by Central News Agency (CNA) of Taiwan.