E-payments

E-payments caravan kicks off in Cagayan de Oro City!

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The City Government of Cagayan de Oro City launched its mobile payment system for market stall rental last February 23rd and 24th at the kick-off leg of the e-Bayad Tour 2016. USAID E-PESO organized the e-Bayad Tour, in partnership with the city government and payment service provider, Mynt (GCash), and First Community Cooperative. e-Bayad Tour is a multi-city electronic payments …

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USAID and the Philippines partner to deliver financial services to vulnerable populations

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The U.S. Government and the Department of Social Welfare (DSWD) entered into a new partnership to improve the lives of the Philippines’ most vulnerable families. U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Dr. Susan Brems and DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to improve the delivery of government financial services through electronic …

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Attract footfalls during off-peak hours with Eatigo

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How can restaurants better monetise off-peak hours? What if a startup could help attract footfall during those times? Branding itself as the world’s first online yield management platform for the F&B industry, Eatigo connects diners with restaurants. The company focuses on offering discounts up to 50 per cent at various restaurants during off-peak hours to attract potential customers who would not necessarily …

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Heralding the Seamless Experience: Cards & Payments 2016

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Cards & Payments Asia 2016 presented an in-depth look at the future of the digital finance space in Asia and beyond. It covered a range of areas from financial inclusion to e-commerce as well as the evolving future of mobile, P2P and in-store payments. Re-branding itself as Seamless next year, the new name will reflect the frictionless experience at the heart of next generation commerce. “Disrupt or be …

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5 minutes with Christian Domingo from L’Oreal Philippines

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Millennials are shaping up to become extremely savvy online customers, overcoming the tradition foundations of brick and mortar retail.  Research by Accenture shows that Millennials are not only transforming their own shopping behaviors but those of their parents, who are increasingly mimicking the demands of their children for “seamlessness” as they climb the digital learning curve. To help close the consumer generation …

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Bridging industries, building horizons the Philcare way

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Technology has rapidly changed the way consumers shop beyond the limits of time and space. Omni-channel retailing has developed with the rise of the internet, mobile technology and e-payments. Such technology advancements will continue to enhance the business of retail by helping them to create a more interactive, social and holistic customer experience. In the Philippines, perhaps there’s none quite other than …

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Happy Skin: Partnerships of Beauty and Retail Expertise

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At the Retail World Show Philippines, we are delighted to be featuring innovation and progress from a uniquely Philippine perspective. Not new to the world of beauty, local Philippine fashion icons, Jacqe Yuengtian-Gutierrez and Rissa Mananquil-Trillo decided to team up to create Happy Skin, an original retail brand of skin-caring makeup. “I always knew I wanted to be in this business of making …

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HappyFresh and Robinsons Supermarket Make Everyday Grocery Shopping Easier

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HappyFresh, Asia’s leading online grocery company, today announced a new strategic partnership with Robinsons Supermarket, a subsidiary of Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc, redefining grocery shopping experience in the Philippines.The collaboration marks the first partnership for HappyFresh in the Philippines as the company deepens its footprint in the country. With Robinsons Supermarket available on HappyFresh’s desktop and mobile application, customers can …

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Infographic: 5 reasons you shouldn’t ignore the Philippines

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The Filipino market is undergoing a radical period of growth. A rapidly growing middle class and an explosion in access to digital services is ensuring that it becomes an increasingly juicy prospect for international businesses looking for Southeast Asian expansion. We see the Filipino future as increasingly bright, and in order to demonstrate the scale of the opportunity we have …

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Infographic: 5 reasons why Indonesia is ripe for international investment

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We are extremely excited about the opportunities on offer in the Indonesian market for international payments, e-commerce and retail solution providers. With this in mind we have put together this handy infographic featuring some key statistics that should help you make the case for looking at the Indonesian market closely for your next international expansion. Has this infographic piqued your …