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...
Southeast Asian sellers are adapting to a new era of omnichannel retail, according to findings from Lazada's Q4 2021 Digital Commerce Confidence Index (DCCI). Even as the last quarter of the year saw higher mobility and return of foot traffic to physical stores as COVID-19 restrictions...
Maybank has announced that it has integrated its online Sama-Sama Lokal marketplace into its MAE banking app to further assist Small and Medium-sized F&B Enterprises (F&B SMEs) in Malaysia, such as local hawkers and home-based businesses, to market their food offerings to its retail customers.
ASEAN consumers are more influenced by sustainability issues than ever before as they recognise the impact of climate change on their children’s well-being, according to the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study 2021. Driving this increased awareness of and motivation towards sustainability are the younger generations...
Founded in 2017, PRISM+ is a local consumer electronics brand known for its gaming monitors and 4K TVs. While their most visible achievement is gaining a major market share in a short period of time, a behind-the-scenes factor in their success is successfully scaling their Customer Experience...
With continued restrictions due to the ongoing pandemic, live-selling has been accelerating globally. With approximately 1 billion monthly active users on Instagram, and 83% of consumers discovering new products on Instagram, the social platform presents an opportunity for businesses and brands to connect with consumers.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Singapore have had to pivot from their traditional brick-and-mortar operations and move online in the face of COVID-19 disruptions. Aided by global payment systems, some have managed to thrive and expand their reach overseas. 25% of online SMBs...
The F&B industry is undoubtedly one of the hardest hit industries by COVID-19, resulting in  a more challenging operating environment for many restaurants and eateries. Revenues have significantly dipped and recovery is slow with each phase of Singapore’s COVID-19 journey. Operational factors like steep fixed overhead costs...
According to the first Carousell Recommerce Index, led by Carousell Group, 74% of Singaporean users opt for secondhand because of its value for money. This is higher than the Carousell Group's average of 67%, and the third-highest market with an inclination towards pragmatism as their...
foodpanda has entered a strategic partnership with Xiaomi to offer a wide range of consumer electronics and appliances for on-demand deliveries on foodpanda shops in Singapore and Thailand. In addition, the foodpanda app is pre-loaded in new Xiaomi mobile phones in 10 markets across Asia.