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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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IFC insights into financial inclusion

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Financial inclusion is an incredibly important topic at this year’s Cards & Payments Asia conference (20th-21st April, Singapore). We’re excited to be welcoming to the show Swapnil Kant Neeraj, Principal & Microfinance Lead at IFC, part of the World Bank Group, who will be joining our panel on “banking the bottom of the pyramid”. Ahead of the session we caught …

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The future of blockchain with DXMarkets

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Ahead of next week’s Cards & Payments Asia conference I caught up with speaker Marcelo Garcia Casil, Co-Founder & CEO at DXMarkets and one of the leading minds on turning blockchain theory into business reality, to discuss how he sees the the technology transforming the financial services industry as we know it: Can you share with us a little about …

Why IBM’s latest 200M acquisition matters to e-commerce

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IBM has recently acquired Bluewolf – a Salesforce consultancy firm headquartered in San Francisco. Many people in the tech world have scratched their heads about this deal. Indeed, one can wonder why they acquired a consultancy firm specialised in integrations of a competing CRM solution, adding it to their portfolio. Business Insider, an online magazine, pointed out that IBM sees …