The pandemic has reshaped shopping habits online, and new consumer behaviors are here to stay. Over three quarters of online shoppers in Singapore now say they are onboard with cross-border shopping, nearly double the number who were receptive to the idea before the pandemic.
A whitepaper released by Ascential Digital Commerce highlights the rapid growth of ecommerce sales across Southeast Asia (SEA) and explores the opportunities and challenges consumer brands face as ecommerce becomes the number one driver of retail strategy in the region.   Navigate Retail 5.0 in...
eBay has unveiled its study on online businesses across the six Southeast Asian markets of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The "Southeast Asia Small Online Business Trade Report 2022" ("Report") highlights how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in these countries are using the eBay e-commerce marketplace to successfully sell...
With the return of nightlife after two years of pandemic related restrictions, maintaining productivity after a weekend out may be a happy problem once again. Enter DrinkAid, a health supplement brand based in Singapore that specializes in reducing the side effects of alcohol such as intoxication, flushing...
Pattern has polled 1,000 Chinese shoppers who shopped on the largest cross-border marketplace Tmall Global in the past 12 months. The polling is set to understand these cross-border shoppers' online buyer behaviour, and how their buying decisions for Western brands and products were influenced in...
The market for buying goods online from other parts of the globe has gotten so big that it dwarfs the world’s largest economy. An EY study found that global cross-border payment flows are expected to reach US$156 trillion in 2022. Meanwhile, the United States GDP in 2020...
The online shopping space has been growing and evolving.  Merchants are constantly under pressure to deliver shopping experiences that make it easier for their shoppers. As a result, shoppers around the world, including those in the US and China, have embraced significantly improved checkout experiences in recent...
Rapid developments in the semiconductor industry have their downside: well-working equipment ends up in landfills prematurely due to technology obsolescence. This, according to Roger Poh, Director, J316, is the gap his homegrown company addresses, finding ‘new homes’ for these equipment through their extensive network of customers.
Providing seamless cross-channel experiences will be a key avenue for growth among retailers in Singapore, according to new data released by Adyen. As a result of investments made to their operations during the pandemic, businesses in Singapore are on the road to recovery: 68%...
As the development of on-demand retail is entering into a new phase where its coverage is expanding from scenarios of daily necessities buying to purchasing items such as freshly-released mobile phones and cosmetics, the importance of fulfilment is becoming eminent, increasingly. New opportunities emerging...