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Vietnam: The changing payment landscape

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In Vietnam the world of payments and commerce is being transformed. Consumers are using their mobile devices to compare products and prices, actively search for deals or vouchers and purchase goods and services from around the world. The rate of online shopping in Vietnam is low compared to other countries in the world but is growing rapidly. In 2016, Vietnam’s …

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Download whitepaper: Machine learning, security and the future of fraud

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Guest post // eCommerce growth continues to accelerate. How people pay is constantly evolving and fraud is an increasing concern. It’s a complicated, hyper-networked world – connectivity, regulations, risk, security and technology.  Who can connect the dots?  Many of the world’s most prominent merchants across a wide variety of industries rely on First Data to provide best-in-class technologies, services and solutions to …

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An interview with Khoa Doan, Director of Consumer Insights from Nielsen

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We recently caught up with the Director of Consumer Insights at Nielsen, Khoa Doan. In our conversation we discussed some of the challenges facing the future of the Vietnamese market, and why the topic of changing consumer needs in Vietnam is close to his heart.   Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am a seasoned researcher …

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How are Technology Trends Shaping E-Commerce in Vietnam?

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E-Commerce has come a long way since its inception in 1972, when two students at MIT and Stanford used the 3 year old ARPANET network to transact over a small bag of marijuana. Shoot forward 45 years and the industry has evolved to a near $2 trillion dollar global market with products from houses and cars to groceries and clothes sold …

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An interview with Warren Cammack, Head of Innovation at Vietnam International Bank

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We recently caught up with the Head of Innovation at Vietnam International Bank (VIB) and General Manager of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Mr Warren Cammack. In our conversation we discussed some of the critical challenges facing the future of digital payments in Vietnam, and why this topic is close to his heart. 1. Could you share something about yourself with our …

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Buy now and pay later with Onelyst

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A recent KPMG report states that only 27% of Southeast Asia’s population have a bank account. That’s some 438 million unbanked. In poor countries like Cambodia, this number falls to just 5%. KPMG argues that a lack of access to basic financial services has created major barriers for people to overcome poverty by making it almost impossible for them to borrow …

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Securely converting and managing digital values for consumers

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A host of emerging technologies are poised to radically personalise consumer experiences. Many retailers are feeling immense pressure to devise the perfect plan for a seamless customer experience—an experience that leverages digitisation to provide customers with cross-channel, targeted, real-time product or service information in an effective and seamless way. We spoke to Alex Chung, Head APAC, Rambus to find out how …

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An interview with the CEO of Tiki, Tran Ngoc Thai Son

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We recently caught up with Chief Executive Officer of major Vietnamese e-commerce player Tiki, Mr Tran Ngoc Thai Son. In our conversation we discussed some of the critical challenges facing the growth of e-commerce in Vietnam, and what keeps him striving to better serve millions of Vietnamese households. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have the …