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Data-driven Decision Making Powered by E-receipt Data

What is E-receipt data and how can this alternative data source be utilised to further business intelligence and revenue forecasting?

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Indian E-Commerce War: Amazon vs Flipkart

When you talk about Indian e-commerce, Amazon and Flipkart are the rulers in this hotly contested space. Flipkart, a homegrown e-commerce platform, and Amazon’s Indian arm each reportedly have market shares of over 30% in the country’s online retail market.  In this article, we take a look at our transactional e-receipt consumer panel in India […]

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What is Alternative Data and Why You Should Care

What do you think of when you hear the word “Alternative Data”?  A neat definition would be non-traditional data sources that can provide indications as to a firm’s future performance other than conventional sources such as corporate filings and analyst predictions. Or to borrow from the Alternative Management Association (AIMA, 2020), “alternative data comes from […]

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A Closer Look at PayTM, India’s Biggest IPO to Date.

Digital payments in India are growing at a scorching pace. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, when it comes to digital payments, India has outpaced the rest of the world, registering the highest number of real-time payment transactions. CLSA Research forecasts the digital payment market in India to grow three-fold to touch US$1 trillion by […]

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Shein, The Fastest Growing E-Commerce Company in the World

The Fastest Growing E-commerce Company in the World The latest trend in the fashion industry is the rise of a handful of fast fashion brands targeted at Gen Z. Amongst these fast fashion companies, the one that has catapulted to cult status among young women across the globe is the Chinese retailer Shein, with a […]

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How Alternative Data Can Help Predict Market Behavior

How Corporates Are Increasingly Relying on External Data to Further Their Competitive and Digital Edge
ー Over the years, companies have increasingly relied on integrating alternative data sets to add real-world context to internal business decisions. Companies can more accurately identify their competitors and predict their market behavior.

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Zomato vs Swiggy – Who Leads the Food Delivery Race in India?

This article takes a deep dive into MAI’s transactional e-receipt data to arrive at actionable insights in the online food delivery space in India.

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A Grab Explainer: FoodDelivery, Rideshare, and More

Founded in 2012, Southeast Asia’s super app Grab is seeking an IPO through SPAC merger, which reportedly might become the biggest-ever U.S. equity offering by a South-East Asian company. Grab provides essential services including rideshare, food delivery, hotel booking, on-demand delivery, and payment services with its namesake mobile application. It now serves 670 million people […]

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