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Guest post: How Third Party Logistics Can Help SMEs fulfill their business goals

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By Cindy Carino Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are an arising trend in the retail industry. It has the ability to provide customers the ease of access and the power of personalization through the use of different tools – social media, product delivery and payment convenience, among others. Behind this fast-pacing and favourable service is logistics, an essential component that …

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Dreaming digital with Nicola Moreili from more.digital

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Digital transformation is one of the most important topics facing retail today. Retailers recognize there has been a massive power switch in favour of the consumer and the need to deliver exceptional customer experience has become more important than ever. As a customer/user engagement strategist and digital media creator, Nicola Moreili knows a thing or two about digital transformation and CX …

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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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This Philippine Start-up Wants to Solve Your Cash Flow Problems: Acudeen plans to capitalize on the $5 billion-credit gap among SMEs

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Philippine start-up Acudeen was born out of a family business. The start-up’s founder and CEO Mario Jordan “Magellan” Fetalino III was in charge of operations of a company that dealt with multinationals in the pharmaceutical sector, where he saw how 30- to 120-day receivables from clients affected their cash flow and ultimately slowed down their growth. “Imagine spending for a …

GOING DIGITAL UnionBank of the Philippines President Edwin Bautista (right) gestures during a roundtable discussion with The Manila Times editorial team. With him are the bank’s Executive Vice President Genaro Lapez (left) and Senior Executive Vice President Henry Aguda (center). PHOTO BY ROGER RAÑADA

UnionBank gears up for digitization to take on ‘fintechs’

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In a roundtable discussion with The Manila Times on Tuesday, UnionBank President and Chief Operating Officer (CEO) Edwin Bautista said the main threat to local banks amid the more liberalized banking industry in the country is the entry of fintechs and purely digital foreign banks in the Philippines. Fintech, or financial technology, is an emerging industry composed of companies that …

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Mabuhay Manila! Seamless has arrived on your shores

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Hey Manila! Following April’s successful launch of Seamless Asia in Singapore, we are delighted to bring you the first wave of regional Seamless events beginning with the Philippines in September! Mark your calendars for the 27th to 28th September at the SMX Convention Center. From the rise of fintech, the commoditisation of logistics and the omnichannel commerce revolution sweeping across …

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Guest article: A New Era in Philippine Commerce

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Manila, Philippines-  Last September 6-7, the Terrapinn team assembled one of the most well-organised conferences for Ecommerce here in the Philippines.  Terrapinn operates from a network of offices in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and Johannesburg. This gives Terrapinn events a global reach and truly international perspective. And they’ve been doing this for over 25 years. Despite being home …

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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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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 …

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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 …