Consumer

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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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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5 ways Artificial Intelligence can shape the future of retail in Asia

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Guest Post // Today, Artificial Intelligence is being touted as the next biggest innovation since the advent of internet and mobile technology. AI promises to enrich various aspects of our lives, through self-driving cars, smart homes, and even medical diagnosis. Countries such as China, South Korea, Japan, and Singapore are leading the way in AI research. In fact, China boasts …

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Vietnam: An interview with Van Hoa Trinh, Senior Director of e-commerce and B2B for Central Group

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We recently caught up with Van Hoa Trinh the Senior Director of e-commerce and B2B for Central Group Vietnam. In our conversation, Van Hoa reveals what the key challenges are around the future of the Vietnamese retail market and why Omni-channel is a topic close to her heart. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have 23 years’ experience in the retail industry …

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Vietnam: The changing payment landscape

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In Vietnam the world of payments and commerce is being transformed. Consumers are using their mobile devices to compare products and prices, actively search for deals or vouchers and purchase goods and services from around the world. The rate of online shopping in Vietnam is low compared to other countries in the world but is growing rapidly. In 2016, Vietnam’s …

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Vietnam: An interview with Erik Jonsson, CEO and Co-founder of TOP MOT

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We recently caught up with Erik Jonsson the CEO and Co-founder of TOP MOT Vietnam’s first flash sales website. In our conversation, Erik reveals what the key challenges are around the future of the Vietnamese e-commerce market and why the topic is mobile commerce is close to his heart. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am …

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An interview with Khoa Doan, Director of Consumer Insights from Nielsen

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We recently caught up with the Director of Consumer Insights at Nielsen, Khoa Doan. In our conversation we discussed some of the challenges facing the future of the Vietnamese market, and why the topic of changing consumer needs in Vietnam is close to his heart.   Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I am a seasoned researcher …

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A short interview with Fabian Wandt, COO of Lazada Vietnam

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We recently caught up with Fabian Wandt from South East Asia’s leading e-commerce business, Lazada. Fabian is the COO of Lazada and LeL Country Manager for Lazada Group Vietnam. In our conversation, Fabian reveals what he will be talking about at the Seamless Vietnam show and what needs to be done to facilitate Vietnam’s e-commerce growth. Could you share something about yourself …

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An interview with the CEO of Tiki, Tran Ngoc Thai Son

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We recently caught up with Chief Executive Officer of major Vietnamese e-commerce player Tiki, Mr Tran Ngoc Thai Son. In our conversation we discussed some of the critical challenges facing the growth of e-commerce in Vietnam, and what keeps him striving to better serve millions of Vietnamese households. Could you share something about yourself with our readers? I have the …