E-commerce is here to stay, as shopping from home becomes the new normal in the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Global Ecommerce Update 2021 by eMarketer, Retail e-commerce sales grew by 27.6% in 2020 globally, with sellers going global with their brands on platforms like eBay. But...
New research from OpenText reveals the extent to which the pandemic has changed customers’ expectations of brands, and the increasingly important role of a streamlined digital experience post-COVID. The new data – from a survey of 1,000 Singaporean respondents – reveals that 71% of...
Lazada has released findings from its first bi-annual Digital Commerce Confidence Index, a business sentiment survey that seeks to map out the perspectives of online sellers in Southeast Asia about the digital commerce industry, while shedding light on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Love.PrettyPlus+ was founded in 2013 by Xindy Ng and Raymond Ng with the belief that all plus sized ladies deserve to be pampered with a full range of stylish yet affordable clothing. Beginning as a blogshop and having a presence on Facebook Live, the...
As part of this year's National Day festivities, Amazon is recognising small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Singapore and showcasing their success stories with a dedicated 'Shop Local' storefront on Amazon.sg. The storefront features deals from SMBs across categories including home and home improvement, electronics, kitchen and dining,...
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,...
Research by Qualtrics reveals how consumer behaviour and expectations are changing in Singapore, and the new experiences businesses should provide to meet the needs of consumers today and in the future. The study from the Qualtrics Experience Management (XM) Institute, "2021 Consumer Trends in APAC", examined the...
Fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, ZALORA, has announced that it will be launching its first E-Commerce Booster Package in partnership with Enterprise Singapore, to help local Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and sellers diversify and scale their operations online. The E-Commerce Booster Package was first introduced...
Business leaders representing the major retail landlords and tenants in Singapore have been appointed members of the Fair Tenancy Industry Committee (FTIC). The FTIC will take the lead and act as the custodian of the Code of Conduct (CoC) for the Leasing of Retail Premises in Singapore.Major...
Pace Enterprise (Pace), a fintech solutions provider, has announced an exclusive regional partnership with luxury goods and retail specialist, Valiram.  Through this partnership, Valiram’s brands in the region will offer Pace’s Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solution to all its customers, allowing them to...