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Kids are becoming more active adopters of e-commerce sites

Children are becoming more active adopters of e-commerce sites. Their interest in online shopping has more than tripled in the last 12 months - from 2% to 9%...

3 days ago

GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Instagram's @shop a curated showcase of shoppable products

Instagram has launched a @shop account, essentially a curation of posts from online merchants that sell products through the image-sharing app.

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

GLOBAL

New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...

By Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Apr 2019

SINGAPORE

Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch

Amazon launched its express delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, the US online retail giant's first foray into Southeast Asia...

27 Jul 2017

ASIA

China's Alibaba boosts stake in SE Asia online sales

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Wednesday it would inject another $1 billion into Southeast Asia's Lazada...

30 Jun 2017

SINGAPORE

Alibaba buys stake in Singapore Post for USD249m

SINGAPORE: Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba will buy a 10.35% stake in Singapore Post, the national postal system, for Sg$312.50m (US$249m) as part of a strategic co-operation deal.

29 May 2014

SINGAPORE

Hacks, apps and more unveiled at Digital Media Asia

SINGAPORE: WAN-IFRA's rolling series of global digital media events comes to Asia next month when Digital Media Asia brings publishers and editors together with hackers, designers, producers and other new media professionals to explore the latest trends in social media, content monetisation, mobile, and tablet publishing.

29 Oct 2013

SINGAPORE

Online banking on the rise in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE: comScore, Inc has released the latest results from a study of Internet usage in Southeast Asia. The report found that an increasing number of consumers across the region turned to online banking throughout 2010.

9 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Worldwide web... it's a woman's world

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc yesterday, 29 July 2010, released a global report on women's online usage titled, Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet, which provides an in-depth analysis of the female Internet user, highlighting key trends by Internet activity, worldwide region and digital channel.

29 Jul 2010

SINGAPORE

World Cup fuels mobile gaming growth

SINGAPORE: Global mobile media company, BuzzCity, delivered more than 8.3 million games to 14.8 million unique users across the world through its free mobile gaming portal Djuzz during June. This is an increase of 295% in downloads and a 335% increase in unique visitors to the portal as key sporting events and branded titles play a part in mobile game downloads.

15 Jul 2010