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Foodpanda in the Philippines expands into groceries

Food-delivery service Foodpanda in the Philippines has expanded into grocery deliveries.

Covid-19 will speed up the reshaping of global retail trends, says KPMG

Covid-19 has accelerated key underlying global retail trends that were already reshaping the industry according to a new report by KPMG.

Samsung and Facebook help Indian SMEs go live online

Samsung and Facebook have partnered up in India to train retailers to expand into e-commerce via social media platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp.

Mall group, bank and delivery service launch virtual Get Foodhall

The Mall Group Thailand has teamed up with food-delivery service Get and Siam Commercial Bank to launch Get Foodhall.

Alibaba GMV surpasses US$1 trillion

Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba Group shrugged off the impact of the Covid-19 crisis to report a 35-per-cent increase in sales in the year to March, and achieving its five-year-old goal of surpassing US$1 trillion in GMV.

CapitaLand launches new e-commerce platforms in Singapore

CapitaLand has launched new e-commerce and food ordering platforms in Singapore, dubbed eCapitaMall and Capita3Eats.

India’s online grocers will thrive post-Covid-19, says analyst

India’s online grocers face a bright future following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to analysis by industry research firm GlobalData.

Xiaomi and JD use big data to design ‘C2M Mobile Phone’ – and sell 10,000 in 11 minutes

Chinese e-commerce giant JD and device manufacturer Xiaomi sold 10,000 units of a jointly-produced C2M-developed mobile phone within 11 minutes.

JD sells 27,000 tons of fresh products in a week

Chinese e-commerce giant JD has registered sales of 27,000 tonnes of fresh products during its Foodie’s Carnival online shopping event, including 4531 tonnes of imported fresh food.

Italy’s Bulgari launches online in Singapore before home

Italian jewellery firm Bulgari has launched an e-commerce platform in Singapore prior to opening online services in its home territory.

Sephora China launches Tmall flagship

Sephora China has launched a flagship store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global, featuring brands including Fenty, Bon Parfumeur, Farmacy and Dermalogica.

Facebook Shops to let retailers sell directly to consumers

New platform to allow businesses to sell across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.