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Ride-hailing Race in Indonesia: Gojek versus Grab

In South East Asia, Gojek and Grab remain to be the two biggest ride-hailing mobility players, just like Uber and Lyft in the US. A lot has happened to both companies in Southeast Asia in the past year: Gojek announced its merger with Tokopedia and became GoTo Group; Grab app just finished its bell-ringing ceremony […]

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A Roller Coaster that only goes up: Food-Delivery Companies in Asia (III)

As the food delivery industry continues to grow with record high order volumes in different markets every day, it’s like a roller coaster that only goes up. On this roller coaster, the ultimate goal for all the food delivery companies right now is to compete for market share. Asia has grown to be a major […]

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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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Tale of Two Guys: Food Delivery Market in Taiwan

Taiwan, the birthplace of bubble milk tea, is one of the fastest growing food delivery markets in Asia. In Taiwan, people created cute nicknames for UberEats and Foodpanda (吳伯毅 and 傅胖達), which sounds just like two guys’ names in Chinese. After Deliveroo quit the market in 2020, the “two guys” remain the biggest players in […]

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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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Characterizing the “Whales”: Mining In-App Purchase E-Receipts Data

“Whales” are usually referred to as a small group of people who contribute a large percentage of revenues in successful games. These users’ purchasing behavior can be very different from regular users. Previous studies showed that 1% of the users are responsible for over 59% of the revenues on iPhone’s marketplace in the US. In […]

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Case Study: Predicting Sales with E-receipts Data – Children’s Place

One of the most common use cases of our e-receipts data is to serve as a proxy of companies’ revenues and sales. When we have access to a consistent email receipts data panel, as the one Measurable AI offers, we are able to generate predictions after the end of each quarter based on historical data, […]

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Ride or Die: Gojek versus Grab in Indonesia

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the frequency of going out has been greatly reduced, resulting in plummeting sales of ride-hailing companies. Based on Measurable AI’s e-receipts data, we take a closer look into the competition between two ride-hailing giants from South East Asia: Gojek and Grab, in one of their biggest markets Indonesia.    Sharp Decline […]

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Malaysia: Tracking Online Consumer Spending amid Covid-19

While the new waves of coronavirus continue to hit the world, consumers have gradually become used to the new norm of working from home and shopping online. The panic buying peak during the first breakouts may have been normalized, but in every aspect of life, the shopping behavior patterns are still changing.  Transaction value in […]

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