In retail, consumer-centric digital experience is key differentiator

Tectonic shifts in consumer habits are underway, according to a retail playbook by software solution company VMware, and consumer-centric experiences are a key differentiator in retail.   “The...

How estate planning protects against family conflicts, shrinking estate

Estate planning isn’t just for the rich. Those working on their wealth and leaving a legacy need to start planning for it too.  “We must...

Ahead of 9.9 sale, environmental groups call on Lazada and Shopee to lead zero-waste...

Environmental groups are demanding that e-commerce giants Lazada and Shopee commit to concrete forms of environmental sustainability. This comes a day before the much...

Sun Life pilots ‘internal gigs’ to upskill employees

Post-pandemic, companies will have to define the nature of work, who to hire as workers, and how to nurture their growth, according to panelists...

Data without action is of ‘little value’

Organizations that are not data-driven risk ceding advantages like customer understanding and operational visibility to their competitors. Merely having data, however, is not enough.   “Sitting...

Hustling in the digital age 

E-commerce entrepreneurs should use technology to offload repetitive and unsexy tasks such as payment processing so that they can focus on their customers, according to the book The E-Hustle: What the Country’s Best Digital Leaders...

Software company aims to turn Negros Occidental into Silicon Valley  

Software company Spring Valley Tech Corporation (SVTC) and Globe’s business arm have partnered to foster an ecosystem of tech startups, according to Jonathan D....

Crypto wallet MetaMask user base surges, PHL makes up 20%

MetaMask, a non-custodial crypto wallet, grew 1,800% in terms of monthly active users this past year, with 20% of its 10 million user base coming from the Philippines.  

E-commerce websites drive sales, according to SMEs

Businesses that invest in their own e-commerce websites benefit from an increase in customer transactions and sales, according to entrepreneurs who participated in an...

Student-led startup develops solar-powered ventilation system

By Brontë H. Lacsamana   The idea for Cleenvent — an automated ventilation system that placed second out of 500 ideas this June at a student pitching competition...

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