CONSUMER Press Releases Consumers Worry, Countries Fumble in Addressing Global Plastic Use Orb Media examines four aspects of the plastic problem: marine waste, microplastics, chemicals, and recycling New Orb Media Inc. reporting and data analysis shows consumers are extremely worried about plastic's impact on the world. There is widespread th-TH Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:08:17 +0700 Akha people to launch own tea brand with support from Ichitan Hill tribe looks to deliver organic tea delights from mountains of Chiang Rai to consumers nationwide Realizing the significance of rich culture and natural resources that belong to Akha hill tribe, Ichitan Group PLC has been committed to supporting Akha tea growers in Chiang Rai for three consecutive years with goals to improve their livelihood and Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:00:12 +0700 SKYWORTH TVs offer an extraordinary experience to Thai consumers SKYWORTH Group, one of the top five brands of TVs in the world, is celebrating the upcoming New Year#s festival with Thai consumers. SKYWORTH will offer its full line of TVs including OLED TVs, 4K Android LED TVs, and Smart LED TVs at special prices for Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:50:35 +0700 Consumers in Thailand want brands to stand up for local causes Consumers in Asia favour brands that engage in social issues - provided these are the causes that matter to them personally. According to Purpose in Asia, a new report from Kantar, 90% of consumers in the region and 93% in Thailand want brands to get Fri, 07 Dec 2018 8:00:00 +0700 Visa announces plans to strengthen payments security in support of Thailands cashless transformation Security remains a key consideration for Thai consumers as they adopt new payment methods Visa, the world#s leader in digital payments, has today launched its Future of Security Roadmap for Thailand, outlining a robust approach for strengthening Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:26:20 +0700 Photo Release: Krungsri Asset Management wins an Outstanding Asset Management Company Award From SET Awards 2018 Mr. Sudargo Harsono, Head of Retail and Consumer Banking, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited, together with Miss Siriporn Sinacharoen, Managing Director, Krungsri Asset Management Company Limited accepted the Outstanding Asset Management Company Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:43:38 +0700 9F Announces Strategic Partnership with G Capital for Technological Empowerment of Consumer Finance in Thailand 9F Inc. expedites its international business expansion into new territories as year-end fast approaches. On the afternoon of November 27, 9F International and Thailand#s renowned listed financial company G Capital signed an official strategic cooperation Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:36:03 +0700 Krungsri Finnovate and RISE Holds Krungsri RISE Batch 3 Demo Day 2018 Showcasing disruptive innovations of 10 startups Mr. Thakorn Piyapan, Krungsri Head of Krungsri Consumer Group and Head of Digital Banking and Innovation Division, Mr. Sam Tanskul, Managing Director of Krungsri Finnovate, and Mr. Supachai Parchariyanon, the founder of RISE, presided over Krungsri RISE Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:04:55 +0700 QR Code Emerged as the Most Popular Mobile Payment Method Among Thai Consumers: UnionPay Study QR Code emerged as the most popular mobile payment method ahead of P2P transfer and contactless payments. Despite positive outlook towards a cashless society, cash is still dominant. Thai consumers believe it would take 12 years for the nation to go Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:47:20 +0700 MovieCoin Announces Partnership with Paytomat MovieCoin, the financial technology company leveraging blockchain, smart contracts and digital assets to create a new standard currency for entertainment industry financing, business transactions and consumer payments, has announced a partnership with Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:00:22 +0700 Lazada partners with Korean intellectual property regulator to protect brands and consumers Leading eCommerce firm in Southeast Asia, Lazada, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with South Korea#s intellectual property regulator, Korea Intellectual Property Protection Agency (KOIPA), to set up a framework that will safeguard the Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:49:37 +0700 Gossip News: TOG ติดอันดับหุ้นยั่งยืน ESG100 ต่อเนื่องปีที่ 4 บริษัท ไทยออพติคอลกรุ๊ป จำกัด (มหาชน) #TOG# ติดอันดับหุ้นยั่งยืน ESG100 ประจำปี 2561 ต่อเนื่องปีที่ 4 ในกลุ่มสินค้าอุปโภคบริโภค (Consumer Products) จากสถาบันไทยพัฒน์ ทั้งนี้ TOG เป็นบริษัทที่มีผลการดำเนินงานที่โดดเด่นด้านสิ่งแวดล้อม สังคม และธรรมาภิบาล Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:00:26 +0700 Johnson Johnson Vision partners Shopee to launch the first ACUVUE Online Store Users can purchase the exclusive ACUVUE eCash Package on the ACUVUE Official Store on Shopee Mall Johnson Johnson Vision, the importer of ACUVUE contact lens, adapts its business into the digital world to support Thai consumers# changing behavior, Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:56:07 +0700 OpenSignal releases third State of Mobile Network Report in Thailand OpenSignal, a mobile analytics company that independently analyses and reports on consumers# real-world mobile network experience, has today released its third State of Mobile Network Report in Thailand. Changes are happening in Thailand#s mobile market Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:40:14 +0700 SodaStream Takes It Up A Notch With New Environmental Campaign Calling Upon Consumers To Go Reusable - Atop a Hill of Plastic Waste and Led by an Animated Sea Turtle Voiced by Sir Rod Stewart, Choir Sings Now is the Time for Change SodaStream International LTD. unveiled Tuesday its newest video campaign focused on the global damage caused by Fri, 16 Nov 2018 8:00:00 +0700 Eyes Growing Access to Digital Insurance after IFCs Investment After a recent $7 million Series A investment from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, sees the expansion of consumers# access to online car insurance products through its portal, a new insurance service especially created for drivers in Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:30:51 +0700 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport The Makings of a Living Legend On Mitsubishi Motors# stand at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1973, the world saw Mitsubishi Motors# #dual-purpose# vehicle for the first time. Designed to work both on and off the road, it was an open-top vehicle. However, the prototype had consumer-friendly Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:11:15 +0700 HP South East Asia and Korea Keeps Reinventing for SMBs and Consumers At HP Home Planet 2018, HP showcased new innovation focused on mobile workers and consumers who are reinventing the way they live, work and play in a world of accelerated change. Themed Our Home Today, Our World Tomorrow, the event is inspired by the Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:20:05 +0700 Photo Release: SCB wins Global Finances Worlds Best in Social Media Marketing and Services and Best Consumer Digital Bank in Thailand Awards Siam Commercial Bank recently received world class honors for its lifestyle banking leadership at Global Finance#s World#s Best Digital Bank Awards 2018, where the bank won awards for World#s Best in Social Media Marketing and Services and Best Consumer Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:44:03 +0700 ภาพข่าว: ไทยพาณิชย์ คว้ารางวัลระดับสากลจาก Global Finance ชนะเลิศ Best in Social Media Marketing and Services ระดับโลก และ Best Consumer Digital Bank ยอดเยี่ยมของไทย ธนาคารไทยพาณิชย์ ในฐานะผู้นำด้านไลฟ์สไตล์แบงก์กิ้ง คว้ารางวัลระดับสากล จาก Global Finance World#s Best Digital Bank Awards 2018 ซึ่งจัดขึ้นโดยGlobal Finance นิตยสารการเงินการธนาคารชั้นนำของประเทศอังกฤษ ได้แก่ รางวัลชนะเลิศระดับโลก Best in Social Media Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:12:45 +0700 HONOR BOOSTS SALES WITH 11.11 CAMPAIGN HONOR, the rising star of the smartphone industry, created a wide range of product promotions for 11.11 and the marketing blitz proved to be a huge winner with Thai consumers. The star of the 11.11 campaign was HONOR#s latest innovation: The HONOR Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:06:07 +0700 Dahua Technology Establishes a Committee to Safeguard Consumer Rights Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, announces that a high-level taskforce has been established within the company to improve sales order of its products in the international security market, better Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:23:12 +0700 UOB and Grab announce strategic regional alliance to accelerate the use of digital services among ASEAN#s consumers Alliance will fuel Grab#s ambition to build ASEAN#s first everyday super app and complement UOB#s efforts to scale up its regional customer franchise United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and Grab today announced they have entered into a strategic Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:00:00 +0700 Alibaba Group Announces September Quarter 2018 Results Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Alibaba had another strong quarter of rapid growth. In particular, annual active consumers increased by 25 million to reach 601 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:22:18 +0700 Global Animal Welfare concern underpins Thai pig farm more awareness The recent survey from World Animal Protection#s (WAP) reported that animal welfare is among the top factors for Thai consumers to consider when choosing pork products. They prefer a pork from higher welfare source and would like the supermarket to offer Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:49:29 +0700 The Consumer Goods Forum จับมือ Fair Labor Association เรียกร้องทุกฝ่ายยกระดับความร่วมมือเพื่อแก้ปัญหาการบังคับใช้แรงงานในอุตสาหกรรมน้ำมันปาล์ม มาเลเซียและอินโดนีเซียคือผู้ผลิตน้ำมันปาล์มรายใหญ่ ทั้งสองประเทศผลิตน้ำมันปาล์มคิดเป็นสัดส่วน 86% ของทั้งหมดทั่วโลก และมีแรงงานเกือบ 3.5 ล้านคน ซึ่งส่วนใหญ่เป็นผู้อพยพจากประเทศเพื่อนบ้านที่ยากจนกว่า รายงานฉบับใหม่จาก Fair Labor Association (FLA) Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:33:49 +0700 The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together accounting for 86 percent of global production and employing nearly 3.5 million workers, largely migrants from poorer neighbouring regions and countries. A new report from the Fair Labor Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:33:46 +0700 Indorama Ventures Takes Major Step towards a Circular Economy Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), headquartered in Thailand has committed to further increase its use of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyester waste materials as feedstock for the future. Commenting on the recent Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:07:36 +0700 Indorama Ventures Takes Major Step towards a Circular Economy Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), headquartered in Thailand has committed to further increase its use of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyester waste materials as feedstock for the future. Commenting on the recent Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:37:21 +0700 Dow unveils #SocMedBeauty concept for a flawless, selfie-ready finish at in-cosmetics Asia As consumers increasingly leverage social media outlets for insights on beauty trends and product advice, a brand#s social presence is becoming more essential to its success. Recognizing this trend, the Dow Chemical Company#s #SocMedBeauty concept Wed, 31 Oct 2018 9:30:00 +0700