17 - 19 November, 2020
Equarius Hotel - Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
eCommerce Trends and Insights
In this special two part series, Danny Levy investigates the huge acceleration we are seeing in digital transformation for this industry. Two guests are joining him for this episode: Warren Hayashi, President of Adyen Asia Pacific and Jheeva Subramanian, CFO of the Singapore department store BHG.
“Loyalty is tough to build, but easy to destroy”. Good customer service/experience is a cornerstone of every business and a key brand differentiator to keep customers. We had a quick chat with Brendan Gillen, eCommerce Head at Superdry to discuss about how Superdry is nailing its customer experience in such unprecedented times.
The Coming AI Revolution with Kshira Saagar, Director of Data Science & Analytics, Global Fashion Group & The Iconic
The adoption Artificial Intelligence (AI) has well underway before the pandemic outbreak; being developed continuously and integrated into strategies as companies shift their focus to recovery. This week, I managed to catch Kshira Saagar, Director of Data Science & Analytics, Global Fashion Group & The Iconic to find out more about how AI is going to revolutionize the retail space in future.
In this week’s feature, I spoke with Anders Heikenfeldt, Chief Retail Officer of Pomelo Fashion. He shares on how physical stores can get social distancing right when they reopen and about the importance of communicating the most up to date accurate information to customers in times of crisis.
This special two-part series is joined by Adorn Cosmetics CEO Briony Kennedy, a Melbourne based business woman, passionate environmental advocate, former model & beauty industry veteran.
In part 1 you'll hear about Briony's own podcasting journey, her entrepreneurial spirit, the inspiration for starting Adorn Cosmetics, the early days, challenges faced, and what went wrong.
Part two of this series with Adorn Cosmetics CEO Briony Kennedy goes deep into the now - how Covid-19 has had its impact on the business. Briony talks about the need to adapt marketing strategies, social media do's and don'ts, and also closes with an outlook of digital marketing going forward.
The past couple of weeks have been rough; our inboxes, text messages, television advertisements etc. have been flooded with news about COVID-19 and navigating through this crisis. It can all be a bit overwhelming to get your message across effectively and appropriately and on the receiving end, hardly digestible. This week in my chat with Michael Ryan Chan, Managing Partner, Evye LLP, we discuss how brands can position their messaging during COVID-19.
Crystal-balling the Next Wave in Retail with Sharon Gai,Global Director Market Places of Alibaba Group
In the wake of COVID-19, non-essential brick and mortar retail have been forced to shut their doors and those in operation are to adhere to mandatory social distancing measures and various health and safety guideline. Laura Anne Danaraj spoke to Sharon Gai, Global Director Market Places, Alibaba Group, to find out what she thinks this will all lead to once all is said and done. Will eCommerce become the new norm for shopping, and how will consumer preferences change?
This week's eTail Digital Transformation & Leadership podcast will feature James Bartle, the CEO at Outland Denim - the world’s most humanitarian denim. We spoke with James as he shares how the 2009 movie Taken inspired him to join the fight against human trafficking in Asia. We'll also be discussing all things digital, what it takes to be a successful leader, and the impact COVID-19 is having on retail across SE Asia.
Today we kick of our series with Love, Bonito. A brand that shed its former blog shop image and is now a 200-strong regional business.Together with the team, Dione has transformed the company and positioned it for broad global expansion. On this episode we'll hear from Dione on what the journey to build the Asian female brand of the future been like so far and a whole lot more.
In the second part of eTail’s special series on Luxury Retail in Coping with COVID-19, I spoke with Maria Graefin von Scheel-Plessen, Global Media Manager from Germany luxury brand Montblanc, who’s dedicated to transforming the luxury maison digitally.
In the first part of eTail’s special series on Luxury Retail in Coping with COVID-19, we speak with Bob Chua, Founder and CEO of luxury fashion online marketplace BlinQ, a leading FashionTech enabler in the AR and eCommerce space, focused on the Southeast Asian markets.
Danny Levy, Managing Director eTail, shares his views on the impact that COVID-19 has brought to the various verticals within Asia's retail industry.
Today’s martech stacks include core technology platforms essential to a marketer’s day-to-day operations, such as customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation systems, with additional tools for email marketing, online or offline advertising, and the like.
To survive in a global marketplace, it’s no longer enough to simply sell in your home country. Cross-border trade as a revenue stream is being facilitated through advances in eCommerce and the breaking down of international barriers - and it’s a sector of the retail industry that’s growing.
The trend for personalisation in retail continues with much hype, but limited success - at least, in the eyes of consumers.
As the retail sector becomes increasingly reliant on eCommerce, providing the best possible experience for consumers - both online and in-store - will be a key differentiator between successful brands, and the competitors they leave behind.
Using data science and predictive analytics, retailers can find proactive methods of harnessing new and extensive data sources in innovative ways.
Love, Bonito, gives us an exclusive interview on the success of its eCommerce business in the times of transformative digitalization. Read on to find out more
Baskin Robbins has always taken a product focused approach to its marketing but has recently changed that ethos in response to the changing habits of its customers.
When B2B retail giant Alibaba decided to launch Tmall – an ecommerce platform designed to help local and international businesses sell brand name goods to mainland Chinese consumers – it’s hard to imagine that a decade later Tmall would have 500 million active users and sit as the world’s ninth most visited website.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key in the construction industry. Its solutions can be found in everything from buildings, transportation, and infrastructure.
By digitally optimizing, integrating, and simplifying business processes, Siemens Healthineers are transforming healthcare. Since 2017, the organization's Digital Ecosystem platform has been directly addressing - and meeting - many of the challenges faced by healthcare providers across the globe.
Here’s How Ingram Micro Used Digital Technologies to Understand Customer Behavior and Create a Seamless Experience
Customer experience is at the fore of many business strategies in 2019. With unprecedented competition due to the global marketplace and intense pressure from huge ecommerce platforms such as Amazon, it’s customer experience which is becoming a key brand differentiator – even among B2B companies.
Here’s How Wärtsilä Is Supporting Employees Through Its Digital Business Transformation with Digital Bootcamps and State-of-the-Art Microlearning App
Digital transformation isn't just about technology – it’s also about people. As such, what digital transformation is really about is bringing together the power of technology with a culture that embraces the change it can lead for the organization.
Cloud-based services are continuing to replace legacy IT systems during the digital transformation with some industry leaders predicting that 85% of enterprise applications will be run on cloud platforms by 2025. HUAWEI is answering this call by creating cloud and network synergy for its own B2B services.
The Asian B2B ecommerce sector is on the rise. Recent research by Forrester has identified a predicted growth of 12.1% per annum, and a promising future for the market as we move through 2018. China stands head and shoulders above the competition, outperforming the US by nearly double.
Shell Lubricants believes the key to successful operational efficiency and reduced total cost of ownership is increased industry collaboration and the harnessing of the power those relationships can yield. And it’s looking to further promote this ethos with its new B2B campaign.
How Sandvik Overcame the Challenges of Becoming an Ecommerce Business and Improved Links with Customers and Suppliers, Bringing Considerable Cost Savings
Sandvik is an online tools company which has undergone a massive change in the digital age and is having to adapt to stay relevant in its field. Engineering and technology are continuously challenging our perception of what is achievable