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Why supermarkets are investing in payment platforms

Major supermarkets are investing heavily in payment platforms in a bid to deliver a seamless customer experience that ri...

During Covid, online shoppers are developing habits that are hard to break

“Consumers are changing their online behaviours because the online model is significantly superior to the offline model....

SoftBank-backed DoorDash enters Japan

U.S. food delivery firm DoorDash Inc announced the launch of services in Japan on Wednesday.

Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Australia’s Zip looks to drive deeper in Asia, may consider US listing

Australia's second biggest buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Zip Co Ltd is exploring a bigger push into Asia and a potentia...

Here’s what retailers need to know about central bank digital currencies

More countries are considering launching digital currencies. Here's what it means for retail.

Smile to pay: the looming boom in facial recognition

Meanwhile, fingerprint sensors will dominate the sector, featuring on 93 per cent of biometrically equipped smartphones ...

Research suggests BNPL trend will disrupt e-commerce payments across Apac

Covid-19 has adversely affected consumers’ disposable income, resulting in rising demand for consumer financing and grow...

GoJek takes stake in e-wallet, ramping up rivalry with Grab

GoJek rival Grab announced last November it was leading a US$100 million investment round in LinkAja, which also receive...

Hong Kong on the cusp of a cashless economy as digital payments boom

Cash use in Hong Kong at the POS declined by 17 per cent from 2019, accounting for just 9 per cent of in-store payments ...