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Omnichannel retail strategies from Harvey Norman

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With the convergence of online and offline retail on the tips of the tongues of industry professionals, it is exciting to be able to dig behind the buzzword and establish how the development of an omnichannel retail industry can be made possible. It was a pleasure to recently catch up with Harvey Norman’s Head of Digital Gordon Nugent to discuss his views …

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Three quick questions to Gigfairy’s Brian Foo

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Sharing economy business models are increasingly being applied beyond the leasing of personal goods and more and more for the matching of skilled individuals with a relevant marketplace. In the case of Gigfairy there was a recognition by founder Brian Foo that musicians find it incredibly difficult to earn any real money for their abilities, whilst on the other side many people …

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Marco Gervasi and the rise of E-Commerce in China

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Marco Gervasi’s recent book East-Commerce has thrown into sharp contrast the impact that Chinese e-commerce is having on Asia and the rest of the world, and how external players can benefit from investing into the space. His 10 years spent in China helping international companies enter and grow in the market has given him a unique position to comment on …

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Leading the future of digital retail

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Hanshow is dedicated to providing competitive end to end solutions for the retail industry. As an integrated and professional manufacturer focusing on research and development, production, and service, Hanshow’s products cover electronic shelf label and ESL solutions. Hanshow’s ESL system based on custom Wireless Application Protocol technology is widely used for every type of retail environment including hypermarkets, shopping malls, …

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Enter the Matrix: OpenPort, logistics and the Internet of Things

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The growing demand for immediate delivery fulfillment is driving logistics to new heights of innovation and advancement. From overseeing cargo security, fleet management and coordinating delivery times, the ever growing logistics industry requires cold hard solutions that enables operational oversight over its people and cargo with real time safety and efficiency. Enter the age of “the internet of things” or colloquially …

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Hacking the future of in-store technology with Tom Kelshaw

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Whilst retailers across Asia are starting to wake up to the inherent value of applying in-store technology to augment the consumer experience, a small group of individuals are already looking at the next step in the digital empowerment of stores. One of the most notable organisations leading the retail R&D charge in Asia is Maxus’ Metalworks division. We caught up …

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Once a Ninja, always a Ninja: delivering in style with Lai Chang Wen

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While Deadpool continues to slice and dice up baddies with his Ninja-esque shenanigans at the box office, we sat down with another renegade, logistics disruptor and quite literally a Ninja master, Lai Chang Wen, CEO and founder of Ninja Van Logistics for a quick chat on his motivations, aspirations and his thoughts on Napoleon Bonaparte (just kidding Pierre!). After an …

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5 minutes with Pierre Poignant, COO at Lazada

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Have you ever wondered who the geniuses are behind the scenes at e-commerce giant Lazada? We sat down with one of them, Chief Operations Officer Pierre Poignant, for a quick glimpse his views on logistics, E-commerce and why the late French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte is his hero. Could you tell us more about yourself, Pierre? Certainly, I’m the Chief Operations …

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Emma Heap on technology, systems and delivering hot food fast

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There are few e-commerce markets that are as dynamic and as competitive as food delivery. With the core requirements of speed, choice and quality at the top of consumers list, it is a constant challenge for the market leaders to keep up with and overcome their customer’s sky high expectations. At foodpanda, Managing Director Emma Heap has taken a technology …

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John Berns on big data driven customer experience at Lazada

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At the E-Commerce Show Asia (20th-21st April, Singapore) we’re excited to be welcoming John Berns, the head of data science at Lazada, who will be speaking on how next generation big data technologies are allowing almost infinite insights into customer behaviour. Ahead of the show we caught up with John to talk big data, analytics-driven business planning, and his industry …

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Selling high fashion online: a chat with Raffaele Giovine

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Whilst the online fashion retail space is continuing to grow apace, it is equally notable that buying the highest of high fashion is still very much a brick-and-mortar experience. This is entirely understandable given the inherent value of touching and feeling the quality before purchase, as well as the ability to provide luxury experiences in-store. Nevertheless, with the rise of …

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The new reality of home delivery

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The Asia Pacific e-commerce and retail market has seen to an unprecedented boom in recent years, buoyed by the rise of Asian middle class spending, deeper internet penetration, an ever growing supply of new e-commerce players and logistics providers within the ecosystem. Total revenue from B2C e-commerce in the six largest Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) reached …