It’s a wrap – the Philippines show epilogue from the producer

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We were delighted to welcome 1,800 attendees to the 2nd edition of Cards & Payments Philippines at the SMX Convention Centre in Manila from the 6th to 7th September. Collocated with the conference, we brought back the hugely successful E-Commerce Show and debuted a conference, focusing on retail strategy in the Philippines, Retail World Philippines. Alongside the conferences, was an exhibition packed with …

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“Winter” in US & Valley need not mean shakedown in emerging markets

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Start-ups in India and parts of Asia catch cold when US unicorns sneeze. They don’t have to but even century old habits well past their expiry dates die hard . Enough has been said about the downturn that has descended on start-ups in 2016, primarily led by melting of unicorns (about time!). In this regard, I came across two thoughtful …

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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 …

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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 …