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The ceo of one of Southeast Asia’s largest online platforms talks about coping with changes in demand and how he sees the market evolving.
Pierre Poignant is an original “Lazadian” and one of the founding members of the company when it was set up by German group Rocket Internet in 2012.Continue reading CEO Talks: Lazada’s Pierre Poignant on E-commerce During COVID-19
Beauty purchases are increasingly going online in Singapore and the South East Asian region, as e-commerce players such as Lazada and Shopee increase their dominance over all things retail.
SINGAPORE — Last year saw the demise of more high-street brands here as traditional brick-and-mortar retailers struggle in the changing consumer climate. One major Singaporean retail casualty was Hong Kong beauty brand Sasa, which wasn’t able to keep pace in the hotly contested beauty market. As traditional retail models flatline, “smart,” “new retail” models are coming to the fore in the tech hub of Singapore.Continue reading Beauty Goes Digital in Singapore