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Hungry Hub Doesn’t Believe in Discounts, Taking a New Approach to Food Commerce

Bangkok’s internationally recognized ‘foodie culture’ has given rise to a steady rotation of up and coming international eateries, attracting lines of customers and naturally, the birth of food ecommerce startups vying for their attention. Hungry Hub is one of them. The company started as a restaurant reservation app in 2014 after anticipating a boom in […]

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eIQ Insights: How Can Brands Incentivize the Use of Mobile Wallets?

Mobile payment apps, widely known as mobile wallets, hold digital information about credit and debit cards for making payments, store coupons and loyalty programs. And they’re projected to become a $300 billion industry by 2022 in the US. Market research firm Park Associates estimates that proximity payment transactions, which require users to tap their phone […]

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How Thailand’s 60 Year Old Stationery Chain Built an Ecommerce Platform From Scratch

One of Thailand’s most famous and oldest stationery stores, Somjai, first opened in Bangkok’s bustling old town, almost 60 years ago. Eight additional branches have followed across Thailand since its gain in popularity. Somjai is often synonymous with high school kids as it caters to Thailand’s youthful demographic – it’s common to see a group […]

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The Unintended Consequences of Overly Effective Recommendation Engines

POST SPONSORED BY SEAMLESS ASIA: THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS, ECOMMERCE & RETAIL Seamless is one of Asia’s largest conference organized by Terrapinn that focuses on cards and payments,  including a dynamic summit and large-scale exhibition bringing together the converging worlds of ecommerce, retail and payments. The Seamless Asia team spoke to Padmanabhan Ramaswamy, former head of business intelligence […]