The Philippines’ information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry is a driving force in the country’s economy. After having been booming for years, it is still expanding in different key cities. Thanks to its highly diversified and competitive offer, the sector is one of the most dynamic in the Philippines.
13 HR tips for foreign companies in Southeast Asia
While the journey of acclimatizing to a culturally different business ecosystem is not without its challenges, the Dutch startup Saleduck has successfully launched its operations in Malaysia with an eye on regional expansion. Here are some tips on their journey with a focus on the aspect of human resources.
Online and offline shopping in Singapore
Often considered to hamper traditional stores, the development of e-commerce can sometimes actually reinforce them. This infographic summarizes how online and offline commerce grow together in Singapore, pushing shops and malls to provide an enhanced, “omnichannel” experience to consumers.
European insights for e-commerce in ASEAN
The coupon and promotions company Flipit has recently entered the Singaporean, Malaysian and Indonesian markets. With a growing footprint in ASEAN, they share some insights on e-commerce and m-commerce in the region from a European perspective, highlighting particularities and local innovations in ASEAN markets.