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How Temu Aims to Disrupt the E-Commerce Sphere While Bringing Affordability to the Masses

by John Dillans

When was the last time that you ordered an item from the Internet? Depending on when you were born, ordering items online might be second nature or it might be something new to you entirely. In either situation, the team at Temu is garnering their services to better offer stunning deals to consumers of all backgrounds.

Introducing Temu

Temu is an e-commerce platform backed by a team of international investors based out of Boston. Landing atop the Google Play app store in 2023 as the Editor’s Choice for online shopping, Temu garnered further attention when it asked consumers to shop like a billionaire during a surprising advertisement during the Super Bowl.

What Temu offers is essentially a platform of products that have been engineered to offer the best prices and quality to consumers in major markets. Temu operates on the ‘Team Up’ and ‘Price Down’ methods of collaborating directly with manufacturers to feed them data and insights that lead to cost-saving measures, eventually passing those savings to consumers.

How Does Temu Work?

Temu has enjoyed a monumental introduction to the e-commerce world thanks to its unique data-driven and knowledge-based approach to sales. Temu works directly with its manufacturing teams to alleviate the burden along the supply chain, reducing inefficiencies and waste while cutting down on excess inventory. As a result of these unique cost-saving measures, Temu is able to reduce prices while passing savings directly to shoppers.

Shoppers with Temu have access to 250 subcategories of products that have been divided into 29 larger umbrella categories. Sellers can afford to lower their prices more than normal in these different categories because of the cost-reducing measures put in place by the Temu apparatus.

Temu sets itself apart from traditional retailers by giving its suppliers a chance to really utilize its resources properly. The Next-Gen manufacturing model put in place by Temu lends itself to what many are calling the future of e-commerce.

Temu Leads With Innovation

A spokesperson for Temu would go on the record to say of their manufacturing teams, “They can produce quality prices at the most efficient costs as a result of the economies of scale and technological innovation they have built up over the years.”

At the time of this writing, Temu does not construct any of the items that it sells. Instead, they partner with facilities and postal carriers throughout the world to facilitate the transfer of items on a global scale. Temu is currently available in Canada, New Zealand, North America, Australia, and many European countries.

Michael Felice, a partner at the consulting firm Kearny, wrote in a piece for CNN, “Temu might be exposing a white space in the market wherein brands have been producing at extremely low cost.”

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