Faced with competition from micro-finance institutions and fintechs, credit unions in Asia have decided to take a step further in digital payments.
The Asian Confederation of Credit Unions (ACCU) has recently launched a common banking and payments platform for its members in the Philippines.
There is no shortage of statistics about how connected consumers are today.
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With the world’s third largest population and a comparatively low, but growing, Internet connectivity, Southeast Asia is an upcoming market of interest for e-commerce. Still in its infancy, the ASEAN e-commerce market presents many growth opportunities for businesses ready to face its challenges.
The intimacy of the personal smart device, and prevalent social media snacking behavior, has generated a new form of shopping: Mobile Snack Shopping.