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Jun 13, 2019

Waitrose aims to make all its own-brand packaging either reusable or compostable by 2023.

Single-use plastic bags are steadily being ditched around the globe, with Tanzania the latest in a list of 91 to bring in some form of plastic bag ban.

In another move away from plastic, some supermarkets are...

Jun 13, 2019

Cambodia is among the countries whose citizens are quickly adopting cashless payments, the newly released Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes report by credit card firm Visa released noted, Khmer Times wrote.

Jun 13, 2019

Having reached amazing levels of progress in the last two decades and with continued strong growth, Vietnam is set to become one of the most dynamic markets in the world by 2030, according to market research firm Euromonitor International, Viet Nam News wrote.

An Hodgson, Euromonitor International’s income...

Jun 10, 2019

DUBAI, Monday, 10th June 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- International events company dmg events has announced that Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW), comprising of seven prestigious design and hospitality events, will take place from 17th – 19th September 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Jun 06, 2019

LONDON, June 6, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., and Moorwand Limited, the international payments company offering issuing and acquiring solutions, have signed a joint licencing agreement to enable JCB acceptance for Moorwand e-...

Jun 03, 2019

RIVERWOODS, Ill. & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOMO Pay, an award-winning integrated payment solution provider to merchants in Singapore and across the region, and Discover Global Network, announced a partnership to allow Discover Global Network cardholders the ability to use their cards at FOMO Pay’s merchants...

Jun 03, 2019

JCB accelerates global expansion using ACI's UP eCommerce Payments solution

Naples, FLA / Amsterdam, June 3, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International, Co., Ltd, the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic...

May 26, 2019

Muscat, Oman, 26 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- From October 14 to 16, professional chefs from leading local burger joints will showcase their grilling skills in a competition for the best burger in Oman.

The competition, dubbed “Battle of the Burgers Oman,” the first-of-its-kind competition in Oman, was...

May 25, 2019

Historically, people were unaware of the world but as the trade begins, the entire world became accessible. Today a person can trade anywhere, in any sector around the globe. This has benefitted numerous people to flourish and expand their trade worldwide. But Globalisation has its own unique features. It is the...

May 24, 2019

Osaka’s rise reflects the Asia Pacific region’s growing influence and impact internationally

LONDON --( ASIA TODAY )--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, today announced it is partnering with two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. It is the first...

May 22, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. (CEO: Jun Takagi, Tokyo, Japan) established the subsidiary "NIPPON Platform OÜ" in Estonia on 8 May 2019. This is the ninth overseas branch for NIPPON Platform.

“Making Japan into a cashless society” and “Revitalizing local societies and rural development...

May 16, 2019

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BitDeer.com is excited to announce that the leading computing power-sharing platform is joining forces with China’s crypto mining giant Bitmain to forge a strategic brand alliance. The partnership has been kicked off through a series of cross-marketing initiatives with Antminer, BTC.com...

May 14, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial, has connected more than 300,000 Japanese merchants as of early 2019 with tourists from Chinese mainland paying through the Alipay app.

This was an increase of about 500 percent compared with the...

May 10, 2019

SAGAMIHARA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BOK MARKETING Sdn.Bhd. , branch company of BOOKOFF CORPORATION Ltd., will open 4th Preloved Superstore named ‘Jalan Jalan Japan’(call ‘JJJ Superstore’)at ‘M3 Shopping Mall’ in Gombak KL.

The largest preloved store ’Jalan Jalan Japan’

1st ‘JJJ Superstore’ was opened...

Apr 17, 2019

Customers can look forward to a more seamless payment experience on the Singapore Airlines website and app

Apr 12, 2019

April 12, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time - RIVERWOODS, Ill. & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, and Discover Financial Services, a leading direct bank and payments services company, announced today that Global...

Apr 05, 2019

Original Stitch is expanding its line of Pokémon Shirts from Japan to online shoppers in Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Available for both men and women in three styles and six different sizes; Hawaiian, Casual and Dress, XS-XXL. Design your Pokémon Shirts now!

Mar 22, 2019

BANGKOK, March 22, 2019 -- STYLE Bangkok, a premier international lifestyle trade fair of Asia, is all set to offer the most comprehensive array of merchandise for diverse lifestyles at its one-stop sourcing platform at BITEC Bangkok, Thailand, from 17-21 April 2019.

Meticulous planned to ensure highest...

Feb 20, 2019

20 February 2019 – The results of the 20th Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition were announced yesterday, highlighting the skills of some of Hong Kong’s most talented young jewellers. This year’s competition spotlighted local designers’ boundless creativity and impeccable craftsmanship under the theme “Be...

Feb 14, 2019

Dubai, UAE, 13 February 2019: The Retail Summit was officially opened today with a welcome address by H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO, Dubai Chamber Of Commerce & Industry.

Sir Richard Branson took to the stage on the first day as headline speaker at the new event, which runs until 14 February at...

Feb 05, 2019

The Retail Summit launches with Sir Richard Branson and Huda Kattan, in collaboration with Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Meydan One

Dubai, UAE, 5 February 2019: Dubai will reinforce its position as the world’s most important shopping destination when entrepreneurs and business leaders gather...

Dec 08, 2018

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 6 December, 2018: The Global Franchise Market Exhibition (TGFM) - the official franchising event in Dubai, successfully concluded at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre today, with a remarkable participation from the leading franchise establishments from the region...