Disrupt#21: Bricks-and-clicks the way to go?
Disrupt #21 looks at traditional merchants going digital to try and capture some of the opportunities in the Internet age.
M3Tech rolls out ‘selfie' kiosks, LBS app for retailers
M3 Technologies (Asia) Bhd has announced a spin-off of its flagship i3Display, the i3D Selfie Panel, as well as an app that allows retailers to make use of proximity alerts or location-based services to attract customers.
Shoppers flocking online for convenience, prices: Google
Online shopping in South-East Asia is on the rise as more consumers capitalise on its convenience and price competitiveness, a new survey by Google shows.
Singaporeans love online shopping, shoes and clothing most popular: GfK
Singaporeans are well known to be avid shoppers and with the proliferation of the Internet and deepening penetration of smart mobile devices, online shopping has become a viable and popular option for many.
Viewsy bags top honours at CeBIT’s CODE_n
British startup Viewsy emerged the winner in the 2014 CODE_n Startup of the Year competition, organised in conjunction with this year’s CeBIT trade fair in Hannover, Germany.
Startup tip: Think mobile commerce
One of the most widely predicted trends for 2014 is the surge of mobile commerce, and while many retailers have integrated this into their business, many still don’t appreciate the potential, writes Brennan Loh of Shopify.
Branding: Simplicity and the supply chain
When we say ‘offer a seamless service across channels’ and ‘add customer histories to transactions,’ how do we achieve it? Manhattan Associates’ Scott Gillies has some ideas.
Motorola Solutions expands retail portfolio
Motorola Solutions has announced new solutions in line with the exploding popularity of Wi-Fi-enabled tablets and smartphones, which are empowering today’s shoppers with the ability to shop online while in a retail store.
Making QR codes more useful
The full potential of the QR code has not been tapped and in most instances, it is only used to link users to a website URL or merely to a company's homepage. One Malaysian startup hopes to change all that.