Tuesday, July 14, 2020
By: CNBC Vietnam is among the “brightest” spots in Asia despite the challenge of trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic — and its economy is poised to rebound, a UBS economist said. “Vietnam is suffering some pain from the impact of...
By: ABS-CBN/AFP Retailers in Japan began charging for plastic bags Wednesday, a move aimed at curbing Japanese consumers' love for packaging and finally bringing the country in line with other major economies. Shops including the ubiquitous convenience stores can decide how...
By: Retail in Asia Southeast Asia’s leading eCommerce platform Lazada Group announced that Chun Li has been appointed Group Chief Executive Officer to drive the company’s next phase of growth under an accelerated digitalization landscape in the region. With his deep...
By: Daily Tribune Retailers in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry are boosting their services amid the COVID-19 pandemic as they keep up with rising online demand. A Market Intelligence Digest released by the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau...
By: TechCrunch U.S. e-commerce sales will jump 18% this year due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that forced more shoppers online, according to a new forecast released today by eMarketer. However, the surge in new online orders won’t...
By: ABS-CBN News Before the coronavirus lockdowns, Matt Majesky did not take much notice of the fees that Grubhub and Uber Eats charged him every time they processed an order for his restaurant, Pierogi Mountain. But once the lockdowns began, the...
By: Nikkei Asian Review E-commerce retailers across Asia have seen explosive sales growth during the pandemic crisis as consumers under lockdown splurge online. With brick-and-mortar retail outlets virtually shut out of the market, government enforced lockdowns have also provided an unexpected...
By: The Guardian Britain’s retailers suffered a second successive slump in monthly sales during May as the coronavirus shutdown took its toll on the high street. Price cutting by furniture and homewares shops, which were among the worst hit, failed to...
By: Nikkei Asian Review The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the development and adoption of technology that aid online sales, giving a boost to Chinese startups in fields such as contactless payments and video monitoring. While Japan, the U.S. and some countries...
By: Inside Retail Asia CapitaLand has launched new e-commerce and food ordering platforms in Singapore. The new eCapitaMall and Capita3Eats services are aiming to drive sales for retailers at its shopping malls during Singapore’s Phase 1 safe reopening protocol, as the...
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