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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.  …

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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 …

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The New Consumer-Led Economy in the Philippines

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6.9%. That’s how much private consumer spending increased in the Philippines in 2016. Whether compared to neighbours Indonesia and Thailand at 4.8% and 2.1% respectively, or when held up against Western markets like the USA and the UK at 3.2% and 2.4%, the statistic coming out of the Philippines is remarkable. What is perhaps even more exciting is that the …

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Halo Indonesia! We’re embarking on a Seamless Adventure

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Hey Jakarta! 2017 is turning out to be one of the most disrupted, exciting and challenging years yet for Indonesian commerce. Change is underway and we’re excited to be a part of it. Following April’s successful launch of Seamless Asia in Singapore, we’re delighted to bring our rebranded conference and exhibition to Jakarta in the form of Seamless Indonesia. Mark your …