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Aug 23, 2021

Singapore, 18 August 2021 - Singapore’s largest IT and consumer technology show, COMEX Festival 2021, returns as an online and offline islandwide extravaganza from 2 – 12 September 2021. For the first time in its 27-year run, it will also be co-presented with leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan...

Jun 21, 2021

Dunzo Delivery Partner in Bangalore (Photo: Business Wire)

Launches micro-fulfillment centers to scale service and meet growing demand

BENGALURU, India -- Dunzo, India’s go-to app for essentials and consumables, has witnessed firsthand the true potential of being a lifeline for its cities during the...

Jun 18, 2021

The global restaurant brand brings innovative California inspired cuisine to new guests at Tuen Mun Town Plaza and accelerates growth plans with new franchise partnership

May 18, 2021

Indonesian ride-hailing and e-commerce giant Gojek and online marketplace Tokopedia, which have been working on a merger for a while, have finally created their previously announced joint new company and are officially merging.

Indonesia’s two biggest startups said in a statement on May 17 that they have...

Mar 21, 2021

HAIKOU, China, March 19, 2021 -- More than 600 international enterprises are expected to participate in the first China International Consumer Products Expo in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province.

The expo, scheduled from May 7 to 10, 2021, will focus on top consumer products. It has attracted...

Mar 13, 2021

Singapore in a first test run has deployed two autonomous robots for food, grocery and parcel deliveries within a trial area in the Punggol neighbourhood comprising 700 residential households.

If successful, the service will be expanded to other parts of the city state, according to Singapore’s Infocomm...

Feb 26, 2021

• FDV has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the issued capital of Yapo.cl (“Yapo”) from Adevinta ASA (“Adevinta”) for approximately US$19.5m (~A$24.7m) in cash consideration
• Yapo is the leading general classifieds portal in Chile with the #1 position across the high value auto and real estate...

Feb 08, 2021

Purveyors of flesh substitutes are thriving in Hong Kong as demand rallies.

Rapid adoption of plant-based meat alternatives in Hong Kong has led one of the United States’ fastest-growing brands to stock its flagship product in supermarkets.

The October launch of Impossible Beef Made from Plants in...

Feb 03, 2021

Western corporations often find it challenging to enter the Chinese market, due to less understanding of the consumption habits. The mistake most of them make is misinterpreting the market. China is not a single and large and unified market and many factors shall be considered, including the cultural differences,...

Dec 10, 2020

The three-way collaboration will enable MatchMove Mastercard® cardholders to easily and securely add their payment cards to a chip which can turn accessories into payment-ready wearables.

Dec 06, 2020

New locally developed shelf-monitoring robot deployed as part of a total store, hardware-hybrid solution provides grocery retailers with automated, real-time shelf conditions measurement, raising product availability, store execution standards and workforce efficiency