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Biometrics in retail a key to building customer engagement

How biometrics in retail can create deeper customer engagement.

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JD teams with Better Life to speed deliveries

JD has developed a partnership with Chinese retailer Better Life as part of its Retail as a Service strategy.

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Memebox eyes return to US after backroom revamp

Memebox is relaunching its e-commerce business in the US after a year on hold.

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E-commerce tipped to take one third of Asia-Pacific retail spending

E-commerce will account for 31.4 per cent of total Asia-Pacific retail spending by 2020, predicts Mintel.

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Southeast Asian online shoppers lead the world in spending via apps

Southeast Asian online shoppers are leading the world when it comes to spending on shopping apps.


Google buys US$550 million stake in JD

In a strategic move, Google buys into JD to boost its Asian influence.


Trading app Mercari raises US$1.2 billion for global expansion

Japanese used-goods trading app Mercari is seeking to raise up to US$1.2 billion via an IPO to fund overseas expansion.


‘Embrace change’ Alibaba CEO tells retail, FMCG executives

“Embrace change,” Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang told delegates to the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Singapore this morning.

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Purpose by Pomelo collection celebrates sustainability

Online fashion brand Pomelo has unveiled its first sustainable collection, Purpose by Pomelo.

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More complaints over foreign purchases online

As more South Korean consumers opt to buy through websites, complaints related to direct foreign purchases are also rising.


The rise and rise of Spendless Cosmetics

Spendless Cosmetics founder Leza Parker talks of her journey from stay-at-home mum to running a US$50 million online beauty business.

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Tmall extends coverage for midyear sales

Tmall says it has extended its upcoming 618 midyear sales to several markets across the Asia-Pacific.


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