E-Book: 200 Leading Retailers in Asia Revealed

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E-Book: The global retail industry is undergoing a period of profound change. Challenged first-and-foremost by the growth of e-commerce, now worth over 10% of global retail sales, brick-and-mortar retailers are having to work harder and smarter just to retain their place in the market. The fate of globally recognised brands like RadioShack and Toys R’ Us are clear examples from …


Revolutionizing the Marketer’s Role with AI Marketing

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Nearly every modern industry is becoming increasingly dependent upon automation technology. Artificial Intelligence (AI) marketing is the new trend taking the marketing world by storm, but many marketers are still in the dark around how AI strategies can be leveraged in everyday marketing campaigns. To understand how AI impacts you and the growth you are experiencing, join Clement Burghart, our …


Delivering the best customer experience via the Akamai platform

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We spoke with Jason Miller from Akamai on how new technologies and innovations across all channels is shaping how brands and retailers look into their short and long term strategy. D: Hi Jason! Tell us a bit about your role and what that involves on a daily basis  J: In my role as Chief Strategist of Commerce at Akamai I get to work …


Optimized message delivery with Infobip

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We spoke to Charist Montenegro from Infobip Philippines about their views towards the exciting Philippines market, on how local services now has extended accessibility on several devices and how Infobip’s efficient platform is enabling this services and solutions. D: Hi Charist! Tell us a bit about your role and what that involves on a daily basis  C: As the Country Manager, my main …


The Nilson Report on Global Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards 2016

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By David Robertson, Publisher, The Nilson Report Our annual report on commercial and consumer global credit, debit, and prepaid cards shows Visa, UnionPay, Mastercard, JCB, Diners Club/Discover, and American Express brand general purpose cards generated 257.17 billion purchase transactions at merchants in 2016 — 30.21 billion more than in 2015. Debit figures shown above include prepaid cards. Visa cards include …


Empowering seamless, cross border payments with Payoneer

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With a population of 101 million and an internet penetration growth rate over the last 5 years at 530%, the Philippines has one of the fastest growth anywhere in the world, transforming into a connected, affluent and aspirational country, full of possibilities. In line with Payoneer’s participation in Seamless Philippines 2017, we spoke to Miguel Warren about their views towards …

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An interview with General Director of DHL Express Vietnam, Mr. George Berczely

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We recently caught up with George Berczely, General Director of DHL Express Vietnam who gives us a sneak peek into what he’ll be sharing during his upcoming presentation at Seamless Vietnam this September in Vietnam. Hi George, good to hear from you! Please tell us a bit about what you’re currently working on and what you get involved on a …

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Transforming global supply chains with Terry Chan of the HKeCSC

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Riding the wave of optimism spurred by Jack Ma and Alibaba, China’s e-commerce market growth rate has increased by 26.2% so far in 2017. E-commerce now represents 15.5% of total retail sales in the country. The e-commerce industry in China has generated ¥5.16 trillion in 2016, which represents twice the growth rate of the country’s whole retail economy. On a …


5 minutes with Rizkie Palua from Samsung

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Omni-channel marketing strategies are revolutionising the e-commerce industry as companies strive to achieve increased customer satisfaction and increased sales. This trend will be prominently featured as a topic at Seamless Indonesia 2017. I caught up with one of our speakers Rizkie Maulana Putra, Head of E-Commerce at Samsung to find out what he has been up since we met in 2016.  …


From click to clean, the Kilk’n’Clean way with Steven Ghoos

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Indonesia has a young, vibrant and rapidly evolving digital economy with an estimated 203,311 startups. These startups play a crucial role in building the country’s digital climate, as half of the country’s most popular sites were locally developed. Among them, Klik’n’Clean, an app for booking cleaning services, its co-founder and CEO is Steven Ghoos. A Rocket Internet alumni, he is the …