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Though well-positioned for AEC, logistics players should eye ecommerce sector closely
Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 18:27 PM
Though well-positioned for AEC, logistics players should eye ecommerce sector closely
The fast-emerging e-commerce industry in Indonesia also spells boom for logistics services providers, especially those engaged in land transportation. The transportation and logistics market in Indonesia, in general, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.2% in 2015, according to F&S. Amidst the big opportunities and growth potential, the ASEAN ...
BRI and AMDI – the other two Indonesia Champions bucked up for AEC 2015
Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 18:52 PM
BRI and AMDI – the other two Indonesia Champions bucked up for AEC 2015
In a previous post, we mentioned the two Indonesia Champions which were felicitated at the inaugural ASEAN Marketing Summit – held earlier this month in Jakarta. The two winners were Polytron – an indigenous electronics manufacturer and Telkom – the largest telecom operator and a state-owned enterprise in Indonesia...
Indonesia Champions at the AMS 2015 – companies well positioned to take AEC head on!
Monday, 19 Oct 2015 18:20 PM
Indonesia Champions at the AMS 2015 – companies well positioned to take AEC head on!
At the inaugural ASEAN Marketing Summit earlier this month, marketing enthusiasts and businesspeople from Indonesia as well as ASEAN discussed the new landscape in the region with the kickstart of AEC (ASEAN Economic Community), and how to approach marketing in New Asean. Amidst discussions on strategic marketing and focus on regional cultures...
From STP to ME, Philip Kotler discusses marketing’s changing focus at AMS 2015
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 18:26 PM
From STP to ME, Philip Kotler discusses marketing’s changing focus at AMS 2015
The inaugural ASEAN Marketing Summit, organised by MarkPlus Marketeers in collaboration with the Philip Kotler Center for ASEAN Marketing (PKCAM), concluded last Friday (9th October) in Jakarta. Some of the notable developments included branding of Philip Kotler – the father of modern marketing – as the Ambassador for ‘Wonderful Indonesia’...
ASEAN Marketing Summit to advance dialogue on marketing tactics for the AEC
Monday, 5 Oct 2015 18:22 PM
ASEAN Marketing Summit to advance dialogue on marketing tactics for the AEC
The business community in the ASEAN, among other stakeholders, keenly awaits the onset of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 later this year – an event that marks creation of an open economy, with free movement of goods, services, and labour across the region. Indonesia, as the region’s most populated nation and biggest economy in terms of ...
Boosting awareness among middle-income households to stir Islamic banking growth
Friday, 2 Oct 2015 18:15 PM
Boosting awareness among middle-income households to stir Islamic banking growth
In a crucial move earlier this year, Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority launched a five-year roadmap to boost sharia banking growth in Indonesia – a country inhabited by the largest Muslim population in the world. And yet, sharia banking is not as popular among consumers as it could be, in part attributed to an overall large unbanked ...
Indonesia WOW Brand Awards 2015 – Winners in the CPG, Property industries
Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 18:03 PM
Indonesia WOW Brand Awards 2015 – Winners in the CPG, Property industries
In continuation with its efforts to recognise WOW Brands in Indonesia, MarkPlus organised yet another awarding ceremony in Jakarta yesterday for two industry groups: Property and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG). The Indonesia WOW Brand Awards 2015 were held in the Ritz Carlton, Mega Kuningan in Jakarta, where brands from various CPG and...
Online grocers: Sophisticating a seemingly mundane shopping experience
Monday, 28 Sep 2015 18:24 PM
Online grocers: Sophisticating a seemingly mundane shopping experience
Jakarta’s traffic woes have apparently spelled opportunity not only for transportation apps like GoJek or GrabTaxi, but internet start-ups such as HappyFresh are aiming to save time for Jakartans, by shopping their groceries for them with complimentary doorstep delivery.