With its headquarters in Jakarta, HappyFresh has operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. The company delivers groceries from its partners’ stores to customers’ doorsteps in as little as one hour. Its Thai operation will also invest a lot in what it calls customers’ facing applications to provide the best user experience, says Sagan, a Polish national who assumed the top post at HappyFresh Thailand late last year. By the customer facing apps, he means HappyFresh applications for Android and IOS that enable its customers to place orders. The company’s delivery network now covers around 90 per cent of Bangkok and some parts of Nonthaburi and Samut Prakan. It has 15 local partners, including the big retailers like Tesco, Big C and Gourmet Market, as well as small specialty stores offering groceries from very narrow market niches. Sagan adds that the company has focused on the quality and completeness of assortment offered rather than the … [Read more...] about DELIVERING on online’s new frontier
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“It was great on paper but we didn’t know if there was really a market for it,” Scarda says. “We learned people were interested, but not interested enough for us to make a business out of it.” Companies of any size can make marketing mistakes – an internet search will reveal gaffes committed by some of the world’s biggest companies, including Coca-Cola’s infamous “New Coke,” a reformulation that bombed in 1985. Mistakes are often the result of not getting enough information about what will sell. But small businesses can be particularly vulnerable to these mistakes – owners have a minimal knowledge of marketing, so they don’t know what the best avenues are for advertising products or services. Those who are aware of the need for market research might shy away from what they fear will be a big expense. Owners can also be so passionate about an idea that they fail to realise there won’t be enough … [Read more...] about Oops! Small businesses are prone to marketing mistakes
As the June holidays roll around again, it is time to take that long-awaited beach vacation. So pack some of these travel-friendly products and tools to ensure you look your best for those Instagram shots. TRAVEL SETS Like me, you might just find some of your new holy grail skincare and haircare products in these kits. Drunk Elephant The Littles 3.0 Price: $128 Available: Sephora Ion Orchard and Sephora online You know a travel set is good when after a trip, you replace your entire everyday routine with full-sized versions. First off, it has just about every product you could ever need, in the most compact and easy-to-use packaging - from an amazing daytime vitamin C serum and eye cream to my new favourite night-time glycolic acid serum and facial oil. The little bottles do last a decent amount of time - I just wish they were more affordable. Plus, the set could use a make-up remover. Briogeo Farewell Frizz Frizz Control Travel Kit Price: $37 Available: Sephora stores and online This … [Read more...] about Pretty, Please: Best vacation beauty buys
DIRECT LINE - Boy Abunda (The Philippine Star) - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am Even while she seldom appears in front of the TV cameras nowadays, life is definitely not boring for Christine “Tintin” Bersola-Babao who has her plate always full with new undertakings. Tintin is very much active in doing business with her Styled Pop-Up store at the East Wing of Shangri-La Plaza. She, too, joins in bazaars and organizes them herself under her own CBB Food, which distributes products to agents on a consignment basis. If you are interested to learn about running your own business, Tintin is sharing her extensive business know-how through the online financial literacy show called MoneyWise, which she co-hosts with business coach Chinkee Tan. Apart from that, she does her mother duties to Antonia and Nio without fail and, of course, spends quality time with them and husband Julius Babao. Her love for children resulted to her becoming an award-winning … [Read more...] about What’s Tintin up to?
Producing beautiful, insta-ready photos with a smartphone used to be a hassle. How many times have you found yourself trying to take the perfect shot over and over again then later spending hours for post editing? It’s no wonder HUAWEI’s P30 Series has been stirring up hype, as the latest flagship series allows you to take outstanding pictures effortlessly by fully utilizing its Pro Mode – so good the shots are comparable to DSLR quality! When you switch to “Pro Mode” on the P30 camera for the first time, the different numbers and codes of the settings may feel convoluted at first, but with the right setting, skill and subject, you can produce professional photography even without a DSLR. First of all, here are some 101 elements of the Pro Mode you need to know. If you’re already exposed to manual photography, these terms won’t be a stranger to you, as the Pro Mode functions work similarly to a basic DSLR setting. ISO - Light Sensitivity … [Read more...] about Use HUAWEI’s P30 Series ‘Pro Mode’ to Shoot Like A Pro