Getting real with retail with Courts Indonesia’s Dedianto Turnip

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Human resource professionals in the retail sector are faced with a range of unique challenges. Retail jobs are demanding and ever-changing, requiring HR representatives to be on their toes and ready for anything. For HR teams, the retail environment can present a landscape akin to a minefield; knowing how to guide your human assets safely through can dramatically enhance your store’s …

5 questions with Samsung Indonesia’s Rizkie Maulana Putra

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Today’s consumers are more demanding than ever from an anytime and anywhere perspective and retailers are seeking new ways to lure them into their shops, keep them interested and entice them to buy. The key is to blend online and in-store shopping strengths, giving the consumer an interactive shopping experience that can help to build brand relationships. The vast majority of consumers …

Guest article: Why is digital retailing in Southeast Asia unlike any other region?

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By Ankiti Bose & Peerapol (Chain) Vayakornvichit, Zilingo Ecommerce in Southeast Asia is undoubtedly a big opportunity.  In particular, every retail start up with proof of concept is flocking to Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore – your usual suspects.  But as we have seen in the companies that have won in the internet economy, just having an idea and a fast-growing market …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Happy Skin: Partnerships of Beauty and Retail Expertise

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At the Retail World Show Philippines, we are delighted to be featuring innovation and progress from a uniquely Philippine perspective. Not new to the world of beauty, local Philippine fashion icons, Jacqe Yuengtian-Gutierrez and Rissa Mananquil-Trillo decided to team up to create Happy Skin, an original retail brand of skin-caring makeup. “I always knew I wanted to be in this business of making …

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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 …

Interview: Zebra’s Ryan Goh on the outlook for Asian retail

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Ryan Goh, Vice President and General Manager of Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific has a unique perspective on the future of retail in the region. We caught up with him recently for an in-depth discussion on mobility, IoT, and the increasingly important role of data in helping retailers make the right decisions, plus we took a look at some of the …