e-commerce

As Black Friday online sales frenzy returns, are brands and retailers ready to innovate?
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As Black Friday online sales frenzy returns, are brands and retailers ready to innovate?

November 24th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is stiff among brands and retailers as the Black Friday buying frenzy rolls along again. First-party data and analytics are...
Despite headwinds, Southeast Asia digital economy on track to hit US$200 billion this year
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Despite headwinds, Southeast Asia digital economy on track to hit US$200 billion this year

October 27th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Southeast Asia's digital economy is on track to hit US$200 billion in 2022, despite slowing user growth and global macroeconomic...
A majority of Singapore consumers happy to buy things over WhatsApp: Twilio
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A majority of Singapore consumers happy to buy things over WhatsApp: Twilio

October 4th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
In Singapore, 72 per cent of those interviewed in a Twilio study said they would make purchases over...
Singapore e-commerce sales to continue growing, post-pandemic: Meta, Bain report
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Singapore e-commerce sales to continue growing, post-pandemic: Meta, Bain report

September 6th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
Even as people head to physical stores with pandemic rules easing, they will spend more online in the next five years, a new study...
AI will change online commerce: Accenture
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AI will change online commerce: Accenture

September 5th, 2022 | by Grace Chng
Bots and shopping assistants that know a consumer's tastes and budgets will buy the items on their behalf at the right time and...
Through overseas internships, NUS students get real-world experience to bolster entrepreneurial ambitions
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Through overseas internships, NUS students get real-world experience to bolster entrepreneurial ambitions

August 5th, 2022 | by Grace Chng
Students in the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) programme get internships for real-world experience. Alumni have founded unicorns like...
Southeast Asia e-commerce accelerating to become a US$1 trillion Internet economy by 2030
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Southeast Asia e-commerce accelerating to become a US$1 trillion Internet economy by 2030

November 10th, 2021 | by Grace Chng
The Southeast Asia Internet economy is booming despite and because of the pandemic, with e-commerce to reach US$360 billion by...
350 million digital consumers in Southeast Asia, as e-commerce booms
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350 million digital consumers in Southeast Asia, as e-commerce booms

September 6th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Some 70 million digital consumers were added after the pandemic began in early 2020, according to a report by Facebook and Bain &...
Grab offers next-day grocery deliveries in Singapore, in tie-up with HAO
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Grab offers next-day grocery deliveries in Singapore, in tie-up with HAO

May 28th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Grab's new GrabSupermarket service offers next-day delivery of everyday items such as snacks and non-food essentials for S$4.99 per...
Q&A: Digital payment, accounting tools help Zairyo ride e-commerce wave
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Q&A: Digital payment, accounting tools help Zairyo ride e-commerce wave

May 20th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
A pandemic-driven boom drove sales up by 400 per cent for Zairyo, but the online grocer also still to be ready with its digital...
Amazon seized more than 2 million counterfeit products in 2020
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Amazon seized more than 2 million counterfeit products in 2020

May 10th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Amazon seized more than two million counterfeit products that were sent to its fulfillment centres last...
Foodpanda to expand pandamart delivery service to 12 Asian markets by end-2021
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Foodpanda to expand pandamart delivery service to 12 Asian markets by end-2021

February 10th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
Foodpanda is expanding its pandamart grocery delivery service to four new markets - Japan, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar - by this...
Enterprises need to become more tech-centric in another year of Covid-19 crisis
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Enterprises need to become more tech-centric in another year of Covid-19 crisis

January 27th, 2021 | by Grace Chng
Video conferencing and other digital technologies will continue to connect people and enterprises in 2021, as Covid-19 remains...
Q&A: Hard to innovate if identity theft, fraud not dealt with, says PayPal
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Q&A: Hard to innovate if identity theft, fraud not dealt with, says PayPal

February 3rd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
PayPal now uses AI to better analyse online transactions to allow real transactions to be carried out, while stopping fraudulents ones from going...
Amazon finally opens full online store in Singapore
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Amazon finally opens full online store in Singapore

October 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Amazon won't find the Singapore market an easy one to crack, because rivals Lazada and Shopee have been busy signing up merchants over the...
Good news for Singapore startups as Southeast Asia “Internet economy” valued at US$100 billion?
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Good news for Singapore startups as Southeast Asia “Internet economy” valued at US$100 billion?

October 4th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
With the Southeast Asia Internet economy now valued at a cool US$100 billion, any new startup here seeking to bag fresh funds will find new impetus. What a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company yesterday has done is...
Instant fraud detection is growing area of concern in era of e-commerce: ACI
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Instant fraud detection is growing area of concern in era of e-commerce: ACI

April 22nd, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Real-time fraud detection is becoming important to merchants and financial institutions, as they seek to tap on the explosive growth of e-commerce in...
Zeemart Zoom promises to let F&B industry procure food items easily
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Zeemart Zoom promises to let F&B industry procure food items easily

April 17th, 2019 | by Grace Chng
Singapore F&B outlets have an online service that promises to let them more easily order, invoice and pay for fresh foods, drinks and other food...
Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service
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Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service

February 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
SingPost's blase attitude towards the numerous complaints over the years about its subpar service seems to have finally caught up with...
November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals
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November is bargain hunting time for consumers with mega online shopping festivals

November 9th, 2018 | by Grace Chng
When Lazada kicks off its holiday season sales on November 11, bargain hunters can expect 50 milllion deals from electronics to nutritional products....