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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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Gojek vs Grab Market Share Report 2022 Q1: Ride-hailing

Before the impending IPO of GoTo Group, it’s about time to update the latest market share of Southeast Asia’s biggest super apps: Gojek and Grab. At Measurable AI, we build and own a unique consumer panel and are the largest transactional email receipt data provider for the emerging markets, delivering both aggregated and raw data. […]

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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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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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Japan’s Untapped Food Delivery Market is Already Crowded: Who’s Winning?

The rapid development of the on-demand food delivery industry has transformed dining all over the world. Even cultures where dining at home is more the norm, they have succumbed to the convenience of ordering online from food delivery apps now.  This can be seen even in countries like Japan, which remains one of the largest […]

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