Indonesia news

16 July 2019
New leader for Indonesia’s ecommerce operations. Another new appointment at Lazada Earlier on, we reported the new CEO of Lazada Vietnam . Now, the Lazada Group has announced that Mr. Chun Li, co-president of the Lazada Group, has been appointed as the new CEO of Lazada Indonesia. In this role, Li will lead the strategic development and growth of Lazada in the country. At the same ti...
08 July 2019
Lazada, the leading ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia, will launch a 24-hour Mid-Year Festival on July 12 across all its six markets. One-day sale designed to bring new tagline to life The sale is themed “Millions of deals your heart desires” in line with its refreshed brand idea “Go where your heart beats”. The new shopping event creates more fun for shoppers and encourages them to purs...
09 May 2019
Dairy Farm has released its results for the first quarter of 2019, with sales ahead of the same period last year. Food: large formats remain a challenge, convenience strong The Group’s multi-year transformation plan for its Supermarkets and Hypermarkets business is underway, but CEO Ian Mcleod previously estimated it will take the company five years to complete its turnaround plan.  Sales i...
11 March 2019
Lazada, the leading ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia, owned by Alibaba Group, plans to expand its cross-border trade for international brands. Global Collection 2.0 One of the key initiatives announced was a revamped “Global Collection”, which is a dedicated channel to showcase  Lazada’s cross-border merchants from around the world. The platform aims to help the brands grow their busine...
14 December 2018
Indonesia’s largest online marketplace receives additional funds from Alibaba. Funds used to extend its presence in the country In its latest funding round, Indonesia’s online marketplace Tokopedia has successfully secured US$1.1bn from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. as well as SoftBank Group Corp. Recently, Tokopedia has been venturing into financial products such as digital wallets and vir...
15 October 2018
Traditional stores go by many names: mom-and-pop stores, kiranas (India); warung (Indonesia); kedai runcit (Malaysia); sari-sari (Philippines). They include markets, street vendors and kiosks, and are a major feature of Asia’s grocery retail landscape.  They’re also the specialist subject of Johann, one of our Singapore-based senior retail analysts. We asked Johann for his views on the traditi...
19 September 2018
Groceries delivered directly to shoppers’ homes. Making use of QR technology JD Indonesia has launched a grocery delivery service that allows train commuters to shop for groceries whilst on the way home. JDVirtual, the new service, is now available at selected Commuter Line train stations in Jakarta. Commuters can order food, beverages as well as other everyday groceries by scanning a QR...
03 August 2018
Technology first introduced in China is now available in Jakarta. First of its kind store JD.com, a leading online retailer in China, has opened its first unmanned store outside of China. Called JD.ID X-Mart, this store is located in PIK Avenue, an upmarket shopping mall in Jakarta. The 270 sq m store stocks a range of food, health and beauty products as well as an assortment of fashion app...
23 July 2018
Transmart Carrefour partners with Indonesian Mosque Council to open up to 300 stores. Convenience stores located in mosque districts Trans Retail Indonesia, the operator of Transmart Carrefour hypermarkets, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian Mosque Council (Dewan Masjid Indonesia, DMI) to launch up to 300 convenience stores.   These stores, with a maximum size o...
29 June 2018
Having opened four stores in one day last month, FamilyMart is now celebrating its 100th store in Indonesia. Promoting TapCash payment FamilyMart is celebrating its 100th store in Indonesia by offering loyal customers discounts on three different items, priced at IDR100. Earlier this year, the retailer via BNI launched TapCash membership card for shopping, gift points, special discounts ...