Guest post: We have walked in your shoes

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Ahead of the Retail World Philippines conference next week we are delighted to feature this guest post from one of our partners, Slicer. Check out their stand at the exhibition, and in the meantime, enjoy this post! You know, hardly any of us in the fashion merchandising world are 100% left-brained. It doesn’t go with the territory, and anyhow there are …


Omnichannel retail: defining the impossible with adidas Philippines

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  After finishing the third quarter with its best sales numbers of the year, the good news keeps rolling in for adidas. According to numerous reports coming out of Germany, the sportswear giant’s 2015 e-commerce sales of €600 million eclipsed its original projection of €500 million by an additional €100 million. It’s the pinnacle of an omnichannel success story, the successful …


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 …


How to navigate your cloud choices for your retail business?

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In less than a decade, cloud has completely changed the way we deploy and consume technology all over the world. And businesses of all sizes are enjoying the deployment flexibility and cost efficiency it offers. Unfortunately, many vendors are repackaging and remarketing existing business tools as cloud-ready. Knowing how to spot the pitfalls can help your business avoid complex, underperforming solutions and unwieldy, invasive contracts. Donwload the …


Fireside Q&A with Jennifer Tantan of Megalink Inc.

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Processing e-payments at the speed of light requires one to think fast and act fast. We sat down with Jennifer Tantan, CEO & Treasurer from Megalink for a salvo of quickfire questions regarding her love for all things technology and why she feels a personal affinity to the late Steve Jobs. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …