Criteo, an international commerce marketing company, released on 5 November seasonal data which showed that Singles’ Day is still Singapore’s biggest shopping festival. Originating in China during the 1990s as celebration for single people, it has grown into a mainstream event and one of the most popular shopping days.
M1 Limited (M1) announced on 5 November 2019 its participation in the Start Digital initiative, launched earlier this year by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore. The Start Digital program is aimed at helping newly-incorporated SMEs and new adopters of digital solutions to get...
Digital payments have received an unambiguous boost in Singapore, prompted largely by changes to shopping behaviour during the pandemic, according to the results of the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study. Seven in 10 consumers here said that since the onset of the COVID-19 virus,...
eBay has launched “Global 24/7”, an e-Commerce accelerator programme specifically designed to help SMEs leverage eBay’s platform for global export as the economy gradually enters a recovery phase. This e-Commerce accelerator programme provides start-up incentives, necessary tools, training, and assistance for business owners to...
As measures implemented in cities worldwide to curb the spread of COVID-19 restrict the movement of consumers, delivery services for both food, groceries and other essential items become more appealing, and even vital. Japan is no exception: according to Statista, the online food delivery...
Indomie, Bulgogi Beef and Curry Cauliflower Wraps, these are some of the latest unique food choices that Singapore’s office workers in the central business district can enjoy this February with the launch of Wrap Bstrd, a Singapore based F&B brand and dark kitchen driven by Artificial Intelligence and...
Among the five ASEAN countries covered in the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study, which aims to provide a better understanding of ASEAN consumers at a time when the region is undergoing deep social and economic transformation, Singapore saw the second highest share of consumers (70 per cent)...
Amazon’s Seller University, an online education portal, for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Singapore, was launched at the Amazon Singapore Online Seller Summit 2020.  With interactive eLearning content, sellers on Amazon.sg can access live practice opportunities and personalized support to better operate on Amazon's store.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations to accelerate the shift to digital-first in their customers-related initiatives – from customer engagement to transactions and experiences. In fact, according to the IDC COVID-19 Impact Survey , 47% of senior executives in the region expect that their customer engagement model...
As stricter safe distancing measures for public venues, social activities and activities are introduced by the Government to reduce the risk of further local transmission of COVID-19, restaurants across Singapore are turning to delivery as a way to sustain their businesses and keep serving customers in their...