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SMART Cash Management with Glory CASHINFINITY™

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In all the excitement in recent months and years around the move towards cashless societies, it is often easy to disregard the key importance that cold, hard currency still holds across the Asia region. Whether in Singapore and Hong Kong, where major e-commerce players still take over 30% of their payments through cash on delivery, to emerging markets like the …

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The Nilson Report on Global Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards 2016

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By David Robertson, Publisher, The Nilson Report 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 …

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Empowering seamless, cross border payments with Payoneer

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With a population of 101 million and an internet penetration growth rate over the last 5 years at 530%, the Philippines has one of the fastest growth anywhere in the world, transforming into a connected, affluent and aspirational country, full of possibilities. In line with Payoneer’s participation in Seamless Philippines 2017, we spoke to Miguel Warren about their views towards …

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An interview with General Director of DHL Express Vietnam, Mr. George Berczely

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We recently caught up with George Berczely, General Director of DHL Express Vietnam who gives us a sneak peek into what he’ll be sharing during his upcoming presentation at Seamless Vietnam this September in Vietnam. Hi George, good to hear from you! Please tell us a bit about what you’re currently working on and what you get involved on a …

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Transforming global supply chains with Terry Chan of the HKeCSC

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Riding the wave of optimism spurred by Jack Ma and Alibaba, China’s e-commerce market growth rate has increased by 26.2% so far in 2017. E-commerce now represents 15.5% of total retail sales in the country. The e-commerce industry in China has generated ¥5.16 trillion in 2016, which represents twice the growth rate of the country’s whole retail economy. On a …

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Payments: How the West will end up copying the East

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By Heather McKenzie, Banking Technology Many industry players agree that the pinnacle of the personal banking experience is China, where consumers are offered some very targeted and intelligent financial services. But it’s not the banks that have taken the lead here but companies such as Alibaba, which Pascale Brien, senior policy adviser, payments and digital at the European Banking Federation …

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5 minutes with Rizkie Palua from Samsung

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Omni-channel marketing strategies are revolutionising the e-commerce industry as companies strive to achieve increased customer satisfaction and increased sales. This trend will be prominently featured as a topic at Seamless Indonesia 2017. I caught up with one of our speakers Rizkie Maulana Putra, Head of E-Commerce at Samsung to find out what he has been up since we met in 2016.  …

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Guest post: How Third Party Logistics Can Help SMEs fulfill their business goals

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By Cindy Carino Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are an arising trend in the retail industry. It has the ability to provide customers the ease of access and the power of personalization through the use of different tools – social media, product delivery and payment convenience, among others. Behind this fast-pacing and favourable service is logistics, an essential component that …

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Dreaming digital with Nicola Moreili from more.digital

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Digital transformation is one of the most important topics facing retail today. Retailers recognize there has been a massive power switch in favour of the consumer and the need to deliver exceptional customer experience has become more important than ever. As a customer/user engagement strategist and digital media creator, Nicola Moreili knows a thing or two about digital transformation and CX …

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An interview with Malik Kotadia, Mentor at Finlab

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Ahead of his participation at Seamless Vietnam we caught up with veteran financial services expert and friend of the Seamless series Malik Kotadia for a chat. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have been a long time digital banker, with an 18 year career that has spanned global roles and multiple markets. I was with Citi …