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Google Home speaker

Smart move as Google Singapore goes online

After launching its online store, Google Singapore has introduced its smart speaker Google Home to Southeast Asia.

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E-Mart tests autonomous shopping carts near Seoul

South Korean discount retailer E-Mart has begun testing autonomous shopping carts.

Four barriers to digital transformation

Investment in digital transformation is required to transition from a product-driven approach to a customer-centric model.

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Robots in retail: the future of customer service?

Robotics are playing a fast-growing role in today’s retail landscape: Omron Electronics’ Lieu Yew Fatt explains how.


Amway Global launches app for Artistry brand

Amway Global, in partnership with Perfect Corporation, has launched a mobile app for its beauty brand Artistry.

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Inside Retail and Tofugear launch digital transformation survey

Inside Retail and retail innovation specialist Tofugear are launching a joint research study into the digital transformation strategies of Asian retailers.

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Starbucks Coffee Korea walks the talk

Voice recognition ordering has been introduced by Starbucks Coffee Korea, thanks to a JV involving Shinsegae Group.


Storefront partners with Obsess to create short-term virtual reality stores

Storefront is pushing the boundaries of the retail industry.

Abhijeet Vijayvergiya

Five omnichannel tips for Southeast Asian retailers

Abhijeet Vijayvergiya of Capillary Technologies shares five tips for Southeast Asian retailers to lift their omnichannel game.

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FamilyMart Taiwan launches digital prototype

FamilyMart Taiwan has launched a pilot convenience store concept that incorporates a range of digital technology.


FairPrice On driven by high tech and customer service focus

NTUC FairPrice has relaunched its e-commerce platform, renaming it FairPrice On.


Fashion incubator Azalvo launched to collaborate with startups, designers

Hong Kong fashion and lifestyle incubator Azalvo aims to ease collaboration for startups in fashion and retail.


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