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Good store experience is not just about store design

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Ahead of the Seamless Asia conference, I spoke with Jaime Syjuco, MD of Havaianas Singapore and Malaysia, about how retailers can experiment with technology to create the right Store Experience. (Syjuco is a speaker at the Seamless Asia conference, happening 19-20 April in Singapore.) I’ve been hearing a lot of offline retailers talking about creating the right Store Experience. Why …

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Why everything may depend on Mobile Offline-to-Online

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In this post, Jaime Syjuco, Managing Partner of Moda Pacifica – licensee for Havaianas in Singapore – gives an overview of which retail technology can improve the performance of brick and mortar stores. This is re-posted with permission from LinkedIn. In my last post, I promised to explain how we plan to implement 17 projects rapidly, cheaply and with minimal …

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5 E-commerce Business Models Destined to Rule Thailand in 2017

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Guest Post: 2016 predicted Thailand’s e-commerce boom and it has been forecasted that in 2017, internet users in Thailand will make up 50 percent of the population compared to last year’s 43 percent. Once plagued by a shaky foundation of uncertain payment settlement systems and a faltering mobile infrastructure, it seems Thailand has overcome that hurdle and in 2016 became Southeast …

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Maximise for experience not floor space says RSH CEO

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Ahead of the Seamless Asia conference, I spoke to David Westhead, CEO at RSH Ltd, about how retailers can make best use of the limited floor space available in markets such as Singapore and Hong Kong. (Westhead is a speaker at the Seamless Asia conference, happening 19-20 April in Singapore.) How much wastage of retail space do you see happening …

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How Lenovo.com uses Marketing Mix Modelling

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Marketing mix modelling (MMM) is supposed to have fallen out of favour a long time ago. Starcom’s Laura Desmond wanted to nix the practice entirely back in 2011, when she went as far as to say “it will become obsolete”. The problem? Backward-looking data isn’t an accurate predictor of future performance of an ad, and the explosion of data points …

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Marketplaces let brands control distribution

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Condé Nast recently launched a marketplace for luxury brands, revamping its Style.com site for an eCommerce initiative that it is reportedly backing with $100million. Though a seemingly natural fit for Condé Nast (which owns numerous luxury magazine titles, including Vogue and GQ) the venture is reportedly proving a tough nut to crack, with entrenched competitors including Yoox, Net-A-Porter and Farfetch dominating …

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Download Report: Is your company’s data secure?

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Everyday, we make choices that can affect privacy and the security of information we are dealing with, either online or offline. Information security, defined as the preservation of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, is becoming more and more a priority for individuals and for companies, too. The process of keeping financial, employee and other data safe is not without challenges. Do companies understand the real threats? Are they doing enough? The …

Achieving efficiency in the age of technological compexity

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Technology has proven to be a promising yet powerful tool for businesses in the Digital Age. In this era where new technological advancements and developments are constantly rolling in, it gets tougher for businesses to decide which systems to update, keep and forgo; the pressure to keep up with the changes and revamp their existing systems in place is intense. …