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...
Bank DBS Indonesia’s research team recently conducted a survey involving more than 500 respondents in Java, including Jakarta and several small regions outside Java, entitled “Indonesia Consumption Basket”. The survey found that the number of e-commerce customers in Indonesia rose to 66% after the COVID-19 pandemic...
The rollout of 5G has the potential to transform the retail industry by ushering in a new era of connectivity and experience. The advancements it supports should alleviate many of the challenges that retailers have endured during the pandemic. By dramatically accelerating the speed of mobile networks,...
Global marketplace accelerator Pattern has analysed 40 consumer brands selling on Tmall Global, the cross-border platform of China's largest online marketplace, to understand and create benchmarks for best practice on the platform. The analysis has been published in the company's Tmall Global Benchmarking Report that is available for...
According to Zendesk’s CX Accelerator report , ‘exceptional’ is what businesses must strive for when it comes to meeting customer expectations. However, just 7% of Singapore businesses are qualified as ‘CX Champions’ – those considered the highest standard-bearers – meaning there are only a...
Having had enough of being over-charged for poor quality durians, dealing with dishonest durian vendors, and eating in hot and unhygienic conditions, durian lover Jay Lee founded Kungfu Durian with a mission to provide quality durians, at reasonable and transparent prices, in a comfortable ambience.
Singapore’s rollout of vaccinations and the permission for more employees to return to their workplaces give cautious hope that a sense of normalcy may return. However, the accelerated pace of digital transformation and other changes wrought by the pandemic shows no sign of abating.
SHOPLINE has launched the “Retail Revolution: Three Easy Ways to Succeed in the New Retail” campaign to educate and assist SMEs considering entering the emerging social commerce space. The campaign will run from 1 to 30 September, including three free webinars for the...
CB Insights has unveiled the second annual Retail Tech 100 — a list of the top private companies using technology to reshape the shopping experience and make retail operations move faster and sell more.  The 2022 Retail Tech 100 cohort has raised approximately $25.4B in...