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Vietnam: An interview with Nicole Nguyen from Infinity Blockchain Labs

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Could you share something about yourself with our readers? My name is Nicole and I am currently in charge of Marketing at Infinity Blockchain Labs – one of the largest Blockchain studios in the world. Our in-house team of 40 developers come from various areas around the world with one mission – demystifying and incorporating Blockchain in everyday life and …

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Việt Nam: Bước chuyển mình trong môi trường thanh toán

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Tình hình thanh toán và thương mại ở Việt Nam đang có nhiều biến chuyển. Người tiêu dùng bắt đầu sử dụng các thiết bị di động để so sánh giá cả và hàng hoá, chủ động tìm kiếm ưu đãi hoặc phiếu giảm giá, cũng như mua hàng hoá và dịch vụ từ mọi nơi trên thế giới. Tỷ …

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Vietnam: An interview with Sandeep Deobhakta, Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank

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We recently caught up with Sandeep Deobhakta the Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank. In our conversation, Sandeep reveals both the potential and the key challenges of mobile wallets for the future of Vietnam. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am the Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank. VP Bank has ambitious plans to be one of the top 3 retail …

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Vietnam: An interview with Erik Jonsson, CEO and Co-founder of TOP MOT

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We recently caught up with Erik Jonsson the CEO and Co-founder of TOP MOT Vietnam’s first flash sales website. In our conversation, Erik reveals what the key challenges are around the future of the Vietnamese e-commerce market and why the topic is mobile commerce is close to his heart. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am …

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A short interview with Fabian Wandt, COO of Lazada Vietnam

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We recently caught up with Fabian Wandt from South East Asia’s leading e-commerce business, Lazada. Fabian is the COO of Lazada and LeL Country Manager for Lazada Group Vietnam. In our conversation, Fabian reveals what he will be talking about at the Seamless Vietnam show and what needs to be done to facilitate Vietnam’s e-commerce growth. Could you share something about yourself …

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The unintended consequences of overly effective recommendation engines

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Recommendation engines may be brilliant in improving sales for eTailers, but they’re not always perfect. We spoke to Padmanabhan Ramaswamy, former head of business intelligence analytics at online marketplace GEMFIVE, to find out how recommendation engines can work against an eTailer’s interests. Have you seen recommendation engines work against an eTailer’s best interests? This is very much much dependent on …

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Build versus Buy: Rewiring your Organization to Make it “Ecommerce Ready”

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Guest Post // Looking at ASEAN’s current $15 billion online retail sales and 19% YOY growth, the region’s ecommerce potential will continue to rise for the years to come. Source: aCommerce Data & Research Aside from the ecommerce opportunity in ASEAN, there are some market characteristics that professionals should be aware of before setting up own ecommerce operations. Understanding these …

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Microsoft and AMIS launch Asia’s first blockchain consortium

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Guest post by Banking Technology, a media partner of Seamless Asia 2017 Microsoft has teamed with AMIS and the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) to form Asia’s “first” consortium blockchain network on Azure. They will use AMIS’s blockchain solutions with Azure as the cloud platform – “the only platform with BaaS” (Banking-as-a-Service). Azure will provide public, private and hybrid …

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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 …