The Nilson Report on Global Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards 2016 Purchase Transactions Reached 251.17 Billion up 13.3%

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Our annual report on commercial and consumer global credit, debit, and prepaid cards shows Visa, UnionPay, Mastercard, JCB, Diners Club/Discover, and American Express brand general purpose cards generated 257.17 billion purchase transactions at merchants in 2016 — 30.21 billion more than in 2015. Debit figures shown above include prepaid cards. Visa cards include Visa Inc. and Visa Europe, which became …

W3C IS IN SINGAPORE FOR SEAMLESS PAYMENTS!

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The W3C Web Payments Working Group produced the Web Payment API which has been adopted by the major Web Browsers and we’re continuing to see adoption by others in the Payments Ecosystem. With the rechartering of the Web Commerce Interest Group we’re seeing a lot of exciting new work starting in areas that are of interest to merchants, retailers, banks and others in the Commerce …

How can eTailers make delivery financially sustainable

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Financial sustainability is the basis of all business. With the migration towards digital commerce direction, it is important for companies to investigate strategies to create greater value to encourage higher paying customers. Especially with the increasingly demand for free delivery, it is important to find out how to minimise cost for door-to-door delivery, and if possible, monetising delivering services for …

Non-selling showrooms and experience stores: What’s actually working?

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Ahead of the Seamless Asia conference, happening 3-4 May, Wong Mei Wai, former business director of Aspial (Aspial – Lee Hwa Jewellery), Founder & Chief Change Catalyst at APAC Global Advisory, shares her thoughts on how retailers can make the best of use of non-selling showrooms. What follows is her responses. What showrooms or experience stores have you seen that …

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Old world aces new world – What’s next for tech giants?

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By Banking Technology With sizeable market shares, China’s mobile payments giants Alipay and WeChat Pay are seeking international expansion. Zennon Kapron, founder of Kapronasia, a research and consulting firm focused on financial services in Asia, looks at what’s next for the tech giants. China has gone through a tremendous transformation as 1.3 billion consumers change the way they pay, both …

Cloud Telephony- Building a seamless experience for e-commerce & 3PL businesses

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The booming e-commerce market in Southeast Asia is no secret. There are more than 250 million smartphone users in the region. Southeast Asia’s online retail penetration level is 3% , And this presents an immense opportunity. The revenue from e-commerce businesses in 2018 alone was $3544million in Thailand . The market volume is expected to touch $5844 million by 2022. The shoppers in …

An interview with Pascal Martin, Founder and CEO of Delishop

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Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am Pascal Martin, founder and CEO of Delishop. I have spent the early years of my 30 year career in the supply chain industry in France, Hong Kong and China before joining one of the largest global retailers spending 10 years developing the supply chain and various commercial projects around …

eBook: 500 executives who are changing the face of Asian commerce

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Ahead of the Seamless Asia conference, which is happening 3-4 May next year and will attract 5,000-6,000 delegates from across the payments, eCommerce and retail industry, we were inspired to put together an eBook list of 500 of the most interesting names in the industry. We’ve been organising the Seamless Asia event for 20 years now, and we take pride in featuring those …

An interview with Pao Siddhigu, Co-Founder at FITCRAZE

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Could you share something about yourself with our readers? My name is Pao Siddhigu. I am the co-founder of FITCRAZE THAILAND, an online e-commerce platform that sells local & international active wear brands and sport accessories for women and men. I am working on the business development part of the company , looking through marketing and strategies. Before Fitcraze I …