COVID-19 has seen consumers across the world ditch cash and in-person shopping in favour of online spending, according a Standard Chartered global survey. Almost two-thirds of survey respondents (64 per cent) agree that COVID-19 has made them more positive about online shopping, but they are also more...
eCommerce is becoming an indispensable part of every business. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the number of eCommerce users is predicted to grow to 4.3 million users by 2027. However, despite its undeniable perks, many heartland retailers are still struggling to take...
Instead of bringing businesses closer to their customers, Singapore’s digital pivot last year has in fact widened the gap between what consumers expect of brands, and what businesses actually deliver. According to the new ‘Heart Matters’ study announced by SAP, Singapore’s consumers find that...
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.
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...
Shopee Singapore has released its report, 'Past the Starting Line: Adapting to Singapore's Digital Consumers in 2023'. To better understand e-commerce usage and attitudes of consumers, Shopee Singapore conducted an online survey in Singapore on 5 December 2022 among 1,361 Shopee users aged 15 to 70 years...
A region wide consumer survey by Lazada in collaboration with Milieu Insight has established that a large number of shoppers (73%) now consider shopping online to be integral to everyday life, with 67% of them identifying eCommerce Mega Campaigns as a key factor in shaping their consumer...
Shaw Theatres now offers movie ticket purchases on the Google Pay Singapore app. This partnership comes against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, whereby seamless contactless transactions are preferred. Shaw Theatres customers can do so from the convenience of their homes or any location.
This past year has been especially challenging for SMBs in the region, with International Data Corporation (IDC) reporting 70.6 percent of micro and SMBs forced to temporarily cease operations due to the pandemic.  In response, TikTok has introduced Shop Local Saturday, an initiative to...
While the pandemic has curtailed international travel, Singaporeans remain spoiled for choice in the variety of restaurants serving a vast array of global cuisines. And, while necessary measures to safeguard public health have meant a more challenging environment for those in the food and beverage industry, technological...