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eBay tests the world’s first ‘subconscious shopping experience’

eBay and Saatchi Art have tested what they claim is the world’s first subconscious shopping experience.


Alibaba Damo Academy to run $15 billion global research program

Alibaba Group has launched a global research program, Alibaba Damo Academy.

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Car vending machines dispense vehicles bought online

US company Carvana wants you to choose, buy and register your next car online – and will even deliver it to one of its car vending machines.

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Two years in the making, SingPost Centre opens doors

After two years of development, lifestyle destination SingPost Centre has been launched.


Insights from Shoptalk Europe 2017

Latest innovations in retail and e-commerce discussed as event kicks-off in Copenhagen.

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Alibaba, New Hua Du supermarkets forming JV

To accelerate its roll-out of new high-tech retail, Alibaba Group is establishing a JV company with supermarket chain New Hua Du Supercenter.

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Five tips for using messaging in retail

Messaging in retail is increasingly becoming a tool of choice to reach customers both online and offline.

Xiaomi Malaysia

Xiaomi plans Indonesia-based business

Xiaomi has announced plans to set up a permanent business entity in Indonesia.

Amazon Alexa and Echo

Amazon India introducing Alexa and Echo

Amazon India now has Alexa voice service and Echo wireless speakers, with Japan to follow soon.


Emporio Armani Hong Kong launches star hunt

Emporio Armani Hong Kong has launched a treasure-hunt app with augmented-reality technologies to enable users to track down brand ambassador actor Hu Ge.

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Luxify introduces app for buyers on the move

Asian online luxury marketplace Luxify has introduced an iPhone app.

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Oppo Philippines launches concept store in Cebu

Oppo Philippines has opened a concept store at Ayala Center Cebu.


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