Southeast Asia

Malaysia taking the lead on SEA digital consumer growth, statistics shows

Teddy Cambosa | Oct 19, 2020

Notable statistics have shown a significant increase in the number of digital consumers in the Southeast Asia region, particularly in Malaysia, a report from consulting firm Bain & Company shows.

Malaysia’s pre-owned car dealer brand SDAS ties up with myTukar platform to widen consumer choices

Marko Tijam | Oct 16, 2020

Pre-owned car dealer Sime Darby Auto Selection (SDAS) has partnered with Malaysia’s used car trading platform myTukar to revolutionize the car trading experience for its customers.

SEA e-commerce player Hermo taps martech firm Netcore for customer engagement, retention boost

Carlo Aquino | Oct 16, 2020

Hermo, a beauty and fashion e-commerce player in South East Asia, has chosen martech solutions Netcore to boost its omnichannel customer engagement and retention.

The plus in Singapore Airlines’ new app Kris+ to mean more rewards, discounts

Carlo Aquino | Oct 15, 2020

SIA has rolled out Kris+, an all-new app that brings payment, lifestyle, and rewards services together in one platform for its customers.

SEA car-listing network AutoPortal Group enlists AnyMind Group to bolster digital ads, sales solution

Marko Tijam | Oct 15, 2020

Dai Viet Group's car marketplace portal AP Global partners with tech company AnyMind Group to improve its digital ads and sales solutions.

Popeyes Philippines debuts U.S. Spicy Chicken Sandwich on GrabFood

Sofia Tan | Oct 15, 2020

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Philippines is adding a new item - US. Spicy Chicken Sandwich - to its menu.

K-superstar Lee Min Ho to front as Lazada’s first regional ambassador

Shaina Teope | Oct 15, 2020

This is the first time that the eCommerce platform has gotten a regional face for the brand.

Universal Music Group announces former Warner Music exec as new MD, Head of Live

Carlo Aquino | Oct 14, 2020

Former Warner Music Singapore MD Simon Jerome Nasser has been appointed to the position of managing director and head of live for Southeast Asia.

The Malaysia big screen: which among the local cinema brands has the highest social media engagement?

Shaina Teope | Oct 14, 2020

Setting ticket sales aside, three of the largest local cinema brands in Malaysia were put side by side to find which has the best engagement on Facebook.

Japan telecom SoftBank partners anew with Medallia to add more customer touchpoints to its retail stores

Marko Tijam | Oct 14, 2020

Japan's leading telecom company Softbank has extended its partnership with Medallia, a global leader in customer experience management to improve subscribers' service experience