East Asia

Pandemic woes have varied consumer impact on China, Japan markets: report

Teddy Cambosa | Oct 28, 2020

Chinese and Japanese consumers shared mixed reactions on the global pandemic and consumer behavior impact, Ernst & Young reports.

India’s hospitality tech firm ViralOps pilots new tool at JW Marriott New Delhi AeroCity

Marko Tijam | Oct 27, 2020

ViralOps, a research-led hospitality tech firm recently worked with JW Marriot Hotel New Delhi Aerocity to understand the grassroots level of operational concerns while on lockdown.

Ad-tech Criteo launches JP data center on green energy premise

Teddy Cambosa | Oct 23, 2020

Ad-tech company Criteo launches its third data center, this time green-based energy standards in line with the company's corporate responsibility stance.

7-Eleven HK adds to selection vegan, vegetarian meals

Shaina Teope | Oct 22, 2020

The new meals make use of OmniPork, a plant-based "pork," which is much lower in saturated fat and calories.

Alibaba kicks off annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Teddy Cambosa | Oct 21, 2020

Online commerce giant Alibaba kicks off global shopping festival focused on customer-centric innovations and strategies.

Consumer travel spending among Chinese on uptick in mid-year, says study

Marko Tijam | Oct 16, 2020

China's consumer spending has risen mid-year amidst the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This is according to a whitepaper presented by online marketing technology platform iClick.

Jollibee Group brings dim sum restaurant brand Tim Ho Wan to China

Shaina Teope | Oct 12, 2020

Company behind Philippine's fast food chain Jollibee has taken dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan to China.

Mobile ad tech Adludio expands operations to Taiwan

Shaina Teope | Oct 8, 2020

Global mobile ad tech Adludio expands to Taiwan as it looks to tap the region's growing mobile gaming fanbase.

Pizza Hut Hong Kong, Ogilvy partner for limited edition foosball pizza box

Shaina Teope | Oct 7, 2020

The special packaging is the brand's move to remind fans that football is best enjoyed with Pizza.

HSBC Hong Kong launches B2B digital community platform

Shaina Teope | Oct 1, 2020

Named VisionGo, the platform is for SMEs looking to scale up their digital capabilities to offer more than banking support.