Technology News - Inside Retail Asia
Credit card companies in South Korea are consulting with financial authorities to make issuing paper receipts for transactions optional.
Online shoes-from-plastic brand Rothy’s is opening its first physical stores in four key US locations.
The giants of retail – like Walmart, Target, Amazon, Asos, Tesco, Alibaba and JD – might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys.
Global apparel, footwear and accessories retailer VF Corporation is entering an exclusive collaboration with environmental charity Redress.
An unmanned 24/7 pop-up store Unboxed by Singtel has opened at 20 Pickering Street.
Ikea Thailand has launched an online store, with a view to matching the journey and impression customers experience at a physical Ikea shop.
DHL China is to start delivering goods by drones, cutting the delivery time on a route in Guangzhou from 40 minutes to just eight.
Southeast Asian mobile payment and reward platform Fave has acquired CutQ and FoodTime, two startups specialising in F&B table ordering and takeaway pre-ordering.
Vietnam retail-management company Seedcom’s revenue has grown by 520 per cent in just four years, driven by its focus on New Retail.
Starbucks China has launched its new mobile order & pay experience Starbucks Now to 300 selected stores in Beijing and Shanghai.
Amazon is leading another funding round in international food-delivery startup Deliveroo.
Chinese retailer Suning has invested US$129 million into Jack Ma-backed Yunfeng Capital’s third fund.