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Can too much data drive businesses to their deathbed?

“InfoObesity”, a term coined by Debra Bass, president of Johnson & Johnson, refers to how marketers are now suffering from gorging on an inconsumable amount of data.

Brick-and-mortar travel agents still have a future – if they adapt

With today’s digital age and millennial generation, thriving as a brick-and-mortar travel agents has been challenging, but possible, says global travel technology company Amadeus.

Starbucks will accept Bitcoin from next year

Global coffee chain Starbucks is now on track to accept payments in the world’s best-known cryptocurrency, Bitcoin.

Chinese continue to drive growth of payment platforms

More and more Chinese use payment platforms when shopping, thanks to the increasing affluence and vast usage of social payments such as WeChat Pay.

Rebag creates an app that appraises the resale value of bags

Fashion re-commerce company Rebag has launched a software that instantly reveal the current resale value of handbags.

Digital-savvy consumers are transforming consumer shopping behaviour, says report

Fast-emerging digital technologies are transforming consumer shopping behaviour, according to a new report by KPMG China and GS1 Hong Kong.

A-listers sign up to Hong Kong VR startup Sandbox

A Hong Kong immersive Virtual Reality startup Sandbox VR has won investment from several A-list celebrities, including Katy Perry and Will Smith.

PlaceWise Digital and Boostcom will merge

PlaceWise Digital and Boostcom will enter into a merger, bringing together a suite of digital solutions for the global shopping centre industry.

DFS Group enables WeChat facial-recognition payments in Macau

DFS Group has become the first international retailer to activate WeChat facial-recognition payment outside Mainland China.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Orchestrating the collaboration imperative

FMCG manufacturers and retailers understand the importance of collaboration, but how do you orchestrate the collaboration imperative…

Digital merchant-platform Fave launches takeaway in Singapore

Southeast Asian digital merchant-platform Fave has launched a food takeaway service in Singapore.