Retail

With $1M seed round, Philippine startup Resellee plans to capitalize on the social commerce trend

Resellee, a social commerce platform launched in the Philippines, looks to replicate the success of China’s Pinduoduo after securing $1 million in seed funding from…

food, Indonesia, spicy, noodles,

Wahyoo gets funding to supply Indonesia’s eateries

Part of a rising tide of restaurant and retail tech startups, Indonesia’s Wahyoo today revealed it has secured $5 million in series A funding, TechCrunch reports. Focused on small…

food, supermarket, retail, vegetables,

Food, retail startups on course for record-breaking year

Southeast Asia’s food and retail tech startups have collectively raised $350 million from investors so far this year, putting them on course to break 2019’s tally of $423……

Ai mirror, magic mirror, cosmetics, new retail, AI

‘New retail’ and the tech changing how we shop

What is the future of shopping? The whole concept of how we shop is changing dramatically with the integration of new technologies like augmented and virtual reality, artificial…

Webinar: The future of shopping on June 24 2020

Tech Insights Series (Covid-19 special): The future of shopping DETAILS: Synopsis: No industry is left unscathed from the COVID-19 effect, with the retail sector being one of the…

Grabmerchant, grab retail, Grab stores

Grab wants to be the future of retail

Grab already has a bunch of things that can be used by offline stores and retailers, such as GrabPay and GrabFood, But Grab wants to cover more of the action. It wants to be the…

Kopi Kenangan, coffee

Indonesia’s Starbucks rival Kopi Kenangan brews up $109m funding to build empire

Indonesia’s coffee startup Kopi Kenangan has just attracted its biggest ever funding round, netting $109 million from major investors. It adds to the $28 million Kopi Kenangan has…

Gojek, motorbikes, motorcycles, transportation, Indonesia

Gojek escalates cashless payments battle with startup acquisition

After eight months of rumors, ride-hailing giant Gojek just revealed it has acquired Moka, an Indonesian startup that makes internet-connected payment systems for stores and…

4 years on, cashierless stores are full of empty promises

The hype around cashierless stores started in 2016 with Amazon’s concept for its Go supermarket, and then shifted to fast-moving Chinese startups that turned Amazon’s idea into a…

Traditional retailers need digital transformation to keep up with consumers

(Image Credit: TechNode ORIGIN) In the digital era, everything seems to move at a faster pace. To meet the needs of today’s technology-savvy consumers, suppliers, retailers, and…