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Rise of minimarts compels large-format stores to rethink growth strategy

Their focus should shift towards customer density instead of store scale.
6 days ago

Rise of minimarts compels large-format stores to rethink growth strategy

Their focus should shift towards customer density instead of store scale.
6 days ago

Alfamart’s rapid expansion never overtakes quality service

With 19,087 across Indonesia and 1,680 more in the Philippines, the minimarket operator marks 25 years as a top choice for shopping.

AEON Mall Indonesia lords over the shopping experience in suburban areas

The fifth AEON mall opening in Deltamas City in March 2024 will be the largest in Southeast Asia.

MST Golf redefines the golf retail landscape in Indonesia

ERAL executive believes partnership will drive golfing lifestyle across Asia.

Treasuring Evelyn B. Salire’s legacy — be Alive, Ablaze & Active

Her 29-year leadership transformed the Philippines Retailers Association into a modern, responsive retail powerhouse.

GrandLucky Superstore leverages customer insights to curate its products

The superstore now operates in seven locations across Indonesia.

Delivering the ultimate retail experience: How tech steers the future of shopping in Asia

Omnichannel remains crucial for business operations, whilst AI is proven to be useful in front and back-end.

ZALORA seizes opportunity in revenge tourists’ purchasing power

The e-commerce platform added more travel-related items catering to the rise in travel searches from customers.

‘Emotional loyalty,’ the new way retailers retain customers

In Hong Kong, one in two consumers buy only from brands they trust so keeping that relationship exciting pays off.

Wholesale marketplace bridges Asian retailers to global independent brands

Markato has over 200 brands from markets like Europe, the United States, and Australia.

Why retailers should pick up the pace of AI adoption

Analysts said they will run the risk of lagging in the market and suffering higher costs.

Persistent habits, digitalisation drive continuous e-commerce growth in APAC

Euromonitor reports that e-commerce operators dominated its Top 10 Fastest-Growing Retailers list in the region.

F&B success seen in Family Mart Indonesia stores

Fast food and drinks rival grocery sales, averaging 50% of transactions in each store.

H&M accentuates lifestyle brand at flagship store in Singapore

Major revamp brings H&M Home and Orchard Building store’s sustainable facade to fore.

Indonesia restricts social commerce for local traders

New regulation will impact more than 6 million sellers on TikTok Shop, TikTok Indonesia stated.

Kanmo group explores latest tech trends to revolutionise shopping experience

They position themselves as an omnichannel operator serving tens of thousands of customers every month.

Lippo Malls Indonesia continues to keep up with fast-changing trends

CEO Henry Riady reveals the secret of maintaining 70 malls in 40 cities and going for more.