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 …

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 …

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 …

Fireside Q&A with Jennifer Tantan of Megalink Inc.

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Processing e-payments at the speed of light requires one to think fast and act fast. We sat down with Jennifer Tantan, CEO & Treasurer from Megalink for a salvo of quickfire questions regarding her love for all things technology and why she feels a personal affinity to the late Steve Jobs. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I …

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E-payments caravan kicks off in Cagayan de Oro City!

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The City Government of Cagayan de Oro City launched its mobile payment system for market stall rental last February 23rd and 24th at the kick-off leg of the e-Bayad Tour 2016. USAID E-PESO organized the e-Bayad Tour, in partnership with the city government and payment service provider, Mynt (GCash), and First Community Cooperative. e-Bayad Tour is a multi-city electronic payments …

USAID and the Philippines partner to deliver financial services to vulnerable populations

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The U.S. Government and the Department of Social Welfare (DSWD) entered into a new partnership to improve the lives of the Philippines’ most vulnerable families. U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Dr. Susan Brems and DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to improve the delivery of government financial services through electronic …

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 …

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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 …