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HPS expands into Asia with Singapore office opening

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Casablanca, Morocco, September 21, 2017: HPS, an innovative payments solutions and services company at the forefront of the international payments industry, has announced the opening of a new Asia office in Singapore to accommodate rapid growth and leverage the diverse Asia Pacific market. In addition to offices in Casablanca, Paris, Aix-en- Provence, and Dubai, the new office in Singapore will …

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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 …

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SMART Cash Management with Glory CASHINFINITY™

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In all the excitement in recent months and years around the move towards cashless societies, it is often easy to disregard the key importance that cold, hard currency still holds across the Asia region. Whether in Singapore and Hong Kong, where major e-commerce players still take over 30% of their payments through cash on delivery, to emerging markets like the …

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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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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 …