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Dream One Size Bigger

Yes, the title is taken from an excerpt of John C. Maxwell’s book ‘How Successful People Think’ and how true it is if we apply that to our business every day, we might just find ourselves more successful that where we are today. If you are already dreaming that way, well, isn’t that amazing? Other […]

Fairest of them all!

Forget about how far point of sale systems has come and look at how far it is going to go. Basics are just not good enough anymore. Just like the revolution of a mobile phone, it is not enough just to make calls but it has to have other substantial features such as the camera, […]

Supporting Your Language

With a rapidly expanding business base in South East Asia, Xilnex understands that it has to cater to many items in the inventory that might not be in the English language (or a language using Romanised alphabets). Therefore, to make our system friendlier to our customers, items on your list (this includes customers, suppliers and […]

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Target the Tourists

It’s undeniable that the countries that sum up ASEAN are unique and very much treasured by wanderlust-ers around the world. The ASEAN region consists of countries with different economic abilities, natural wonders and captivating cultures. Tap into the potential that the unique countries ASEAN offers. Here, Xilnex lists some possible business and investment opportunities for […]

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‘Them Feels’ February

Before you read the rest of this article, let’s take a minute to sit back and reflect on how you feel. Relaxed, optimistic, stressed or maybe a little under the weather? Bring these feelings with you and enter a retail outlet. You will find that with different feelings, you will connect with the items in […]

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Jumpstart January : Predicting Indonesian Retail

It’s 2016. What is your plan? To kick start this year, another series will commence that will look at the Business Optimism Index (BOI) among ASEAN countries as presented by Dun& Bradstreet. This quarterly conducts surveys from a sample selected from the Dun & Bradstreet database. The respondents are asked six standard questions on their […]


Most businesses (if not all) would like their customer to be satisfied with their product or service. More than often, they would come up with ways to make sure their customer’s satisfaction is at its optimum. It’s the reason why some run start off with loyalty programs or give out special gifts to their customers. […]


Shopping Habits of Women: Metro Manila

Here comes the last chapter installment of ‘Shopping Habits of Women’. This time, we look at Metro Manila in the Philippines.  . A metropolis that is composed of different cities and an urban fringe, Metro Manila is the ‘National Capital Region’ where more than 10 million people reside. Author of The New York Times Bestseller, […]

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Shopping Habits of Women: Kuala Lumpur

The fifth chapter of ‘Shopping Habits of Women’ brings us to Kuala Lumpur. The capital of a multi-ethnic nation spanning Peninsula Malaysia to the island of Borneo, Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city of skyscrapers and with myriad of shopping malls at its heart.   Based on a survey by Hakuhodo, a Japanese advertising company […]

Shopping Habits of Women: Singapore

It is one of the most expensive cities to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). When compared to America’s Big Apple, the basic groceries sold in Singapore are 11% more expensive. In addition, you would be paying 50% more for apparels. Recently on Challenge, a Singaporean public service online magazine, Goh Chee […]

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