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Asian food aggregators beef up e-grocery operations

Delivery companies seized the opportunity opened by a rise in online shopping.

Asian food aggregators beef up e-grocery operations

Delivery companies seized the opportunity opened by a rise in online shopping.

APAC’s duty-free retail market to recover in 2023: report

China’s market remained resilient in the past years as tourism recovered.

APAC’s foodservice sector rapidly adopts robots

Two in five consumers are more inclined to avail of digitally advanced products and services.

Tensions escalate between India’s restaurants and food aggregators

Despite the lifting of quarantine restrictions, many consumers still order food online.

Festival hype boosts India’s online retail sales in 2021

The massive discounts from retailers bode well for e-commerce companies.

Top 5 things to do for APAC retailers to be 'shopper-first' in 2022

The five points are part of Publicis Sapient's inaugural 2022 Retail Guide to Next report.

Consumers' financial uncertainties hit APAC’s retail sales growth

Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia are the hardest hit nations in the region.

China’s top e-commerce firms saw record Singles’ Day sales

Alibaba and JD closed their 11.11 promos with sales volumes of $85b and $55b, respectively.

SEA e-commerce online conversations reached 1 million in 2021

Meltwater said brands should utilise the region's top online shopping trends.

Retail recovery unlikely for Malaysia in 2021

The country’s consumer spending is tipped to exceed pre-pandemic levels by 2022.

Anxious consumers to hold back APAC retail spending

Two in three respondents still continue to work from home and are more heavily online.

E-commerce pushes SG REITs to rethink retail

Online shopping boom forces landlords to recalibrate tenant mix, incorporate digital channels.

Surge in online grocery shopping boosts India’s e-commerce market

Traditional grocers have yet to gain footing in the online space due to large investment needed.

Dark stores take off amongst India’s online grocers

The instant delivery model it enables offers huge customer convenience.