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Dec 13, 2017

Malaysia’s central bank has taken further steps to enhance its e-payment platform, paving the way towards a cashless society, reports say. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Muhammad Ibrahim said that, effective July 1 next year, the instant transfer fee of 50 sen (12 US cent) will be waived for up to 5,000...

Dec 12, 2017

Chinese consumers are increasingly young, wealthy and eager to spend. They are an essential part of the global growth engine.

China's growth may be slowing, but its consumer economy is still growing - and growing fast.

According to a new report, Chinese consumption is growing by 10% a year, faster...

Dec 06, 2017

6 December 2017 – The Asian E-tailing Summit debuted today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the one-day event offered a one-stop platform for business professionals and online retail experts to examine the latest sourcing trends...

Nov 09, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data released by Vietnam's General Statistics Bureau, Vietnam's retail market grew by 10.2% over the previous year to $118 billion in 2016. Vietnam ranked the sixth in the list of the world's most attractive retail markets, behind India, China,...

Nov 06, 2017

Dubai, UAE, 6th November 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The sixth edition of the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) to be held at the One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai UAE on 27th & 28th November 2017, will focus on the positive power of disruption. The two-day event has lined up an enviable gathering of retail business...

Sep 07, 2017

Alipay and Changi Airport Group (CAG) today announced the signing of a strategic five-year partnership agreement, to roll out the Alipay mobile payment option in Changi Airport on a wide scale. A joint marketing agreement was also inked, for both parties to offer customised and targeted shopping and dining offers...

Aug 20, 2017

RetailEX ASEAN 2017, co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN, is an annual international trade exhibition and conference showcasing the largest retail in-store equipment and solutions in Southeast Asia, presenting one-stop solutions for retail shop fitting, retail technology, and internet retailing. The event...

Jun 30, 2017

“Now accepting applications for SMTS2018! & Releasing the Show Report 2017”

Tokyo, Japan, June 26th, 2017 – Supermarket Trade Show offers the latest information to food distribution industry focus on supermarkets. It gives you the opportunity to meet leaders from the retail, wholesale, ready meal and...

Apr 19, 2017

While Baidu is about one-sixth the size of Amazon, it is growing very quickly. This is why Baidu was one of Motley Fool's major buy recommendations in 2016. Baidu is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Chinese e-commerce but it reflects many changes the region is facing in this area.

Feb 25, 2017

Savvy shoppers are gearing up for exclusive offers and unbeatable deals on the latest consumer tech products, as the region’s largest and most anticipated consumer electronics show, GITEX Shopper Spring 2017 returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) next month.

Drawing an impressive line-up of retailers...