BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct

Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.

BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct

Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.

BNPL regulations toughen debt prevention and financial literacy in APAC

The Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia are more vulnerable to the risks of credit products, Euromonitor International reported.

CONCEPT WATCH: Eatology cooks up a ‘halfway diet’ for Hong Kongers

The flexitarian meal plan is for consumers looking to reduce their consumption of animal-based products. 

How AI/ML curation helps Blibli to always provide original products

Blibli’s AI technology is able to detect indications of counterfeit goods 10 times faster.

Hong Kong’s toys market thrives despite fewer kids

Hong Kong has the lowest fertility rate in Asia.

A look into Erajaya’s four business vertical expansion

Erajaya mixes omnichannel strategy and retail expansion to target more consumers.

How Love, Bonito develops actionable insights in fashion

CEO of Love, Bonito, Dione Song, revealed the brand’s data strategy that led to an 8% increase in its second purchase rate.

How can brick-and-mortar stores be less boring? Here’s what experts say

Physical stores must revamp customers’ experiences by pushing “phygital” strategies.

Click here: APAC brands log in to social media to engage with customers

A Nielsen study found that 56% of APAC marketers consider social media as the most effective channel.

How J&T Express Singapore plugs the hole left by talent shortage

Upskilling and automation help the logistics firm stay afloat.

Here’s why HappyFresh goes all-out on tech and product

Out of its 400 employees, half are assigned to the technology and products department.

One chat away: Conversational commerce levels the playing field for brands online

Leaving consumers with unanswered queries can result in $2m missed revenue per day. 

Lazada builds an e-commerce giant from a ‘blank slate’

It switched from a buy-and-sell business to a marketplace-based model, before finding the right mix in the e-commerce retail model it now uses.

Fragrances now wear the ‘lipstick effect’

Replacing lip products, scents topped ZALORA’s beauty category both in 2020 and 2021.

Three themes that will reshape the future of APAC retail

Experts from Euromonitor International, Bain & Company, and other industry experts discussed the industry trends and forecasts at the Retail Asia Summit.

Comfortable office furniture doesn’t have to cost ‘silly money’: ErgoTune and EverDesk+

The Singapore brands brought ergonomic chairs and desks to overseas markets with prices starting at $399 and $599, respectively. 

Tailor-fitting retail stores to catch up on the digitisation race

Retailers would need over 200 hours to manually digitise their products, but Fairmart claims this could be trimmed down to zero.