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October 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Many supermarkets in Indonesia mark imported products with labels attached identifying them as such, but do consumers care much where the goods they purchase com

October 6, 2022

Coconuts Singapore - October 6, 2022

Before you reach out for that packet of spicy noodles, you need to souper careful.

September 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 28, 2022

Jakarta – Flourish Ventures, a global venture capital firm with portfolio investments in Indonesia and across Asia, recently released a new study that confirmed the importance of corner

September 1, 2022

Tempo - September 1, 2022

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Center of Economic and Law Studies (Celios) director Bhima Yudhistira on Thursday believes the psychological effects of the government's plan to incr

July 22, 2022

Tempo - July 22, 2022

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan targeted Indonesia to become the qibla or the benchmark of the world's Muslim fashion by 2024.

July 6, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 6, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – The government has launched a new cooking oil product with subsidized prices and offered incentives for producers who agree to join the program, Trade Minister Zulkifl

May 31, 2022

Jakarta Post - May 31, 2022

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – The Industry Ministry has announced it would scrap the subsidy for bulk cooking oil, effective from Tuesday, leaving many producers unable to file a sub

April 25, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 25, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's abrupt decision last Friday to ban the export of cooking oil and its ingredients as of from April 28 is inimical to the business climate and w

April 4, 2022

Mongabay - April 4, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Cartel practices have been blamed for a scarcity of cooking oil in the world's top producer of palm oil – but government policies seen as coddling the indu

March 21, 2022

Tempo - March 21, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) urged the Trade Ministry and the National Police to collaborate in investigating the practice of cooking oil mafias

March 18, 2022

Tempo - March 18, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – During an official meeting with members of the House of Representatives on Thursday, March 17, 2022, Minister of Trade Muhammad Lutfi accuses "mafias" to be r

March 16, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 16, 2022

Jakarta – Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi's concerted efforts over the past three months to keep the retail price ceiling of cooking oil to between Rp 11,500 (80 US cents) and Rp 14,000 p

March 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 13, 2022

Jakarta – The government has released a new halal certification label with a minister underlining on Saturday that the current logo from the Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI, will event

January 14, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 14, 2022

Yohana Belinda, Malang – Designer bag rental services are emerging as an affordable way to keep up with mercurial fashion trends.

January 12, 2022

Tempo - January 12, 2022

Bisnis, Jakarta – Indonesia in 2021 recorded 5,057,516 units of motorcycles sold, the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI) said.

November 2, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 2, 2021

Jakarta – Beverage giant Coca-Cola Indonesia is rolling out a 'Recycle Me' message on its package labels across all its brands and products, as the company seeks to create a World Witho

October 17, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 17, 2021

Jakarta – All drugs and cosmetics imported, distributed, and sold in Indonesia must have halal certification from government-appointed agencies starting on Sunday as mandated by recent

August 13, 2021

Reuters - August 13, 2021

Heru Asprihanto, Jakarta – Indonesia's capital reopened its retail malls this week to an exclusive crowd – shoppers vaccinated against coronavirus.

August 10, 2021

Tempo - August 10, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Director of the Center of Economic and Law Studies (Celios) Bhima Yudhistira Adhinegara responded to the government's policy on the opening of shoppi

July 26, 2021

Tempo - July 26, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The popular Tanah Abang Market in Central Jakarta has been reopened by its market management as of Monday, July 26, following the slackened public activity restriction

July 20, 2021

Tempo - July 20, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Indonesian Market Vendor Association recorded that around 5 million market vendors were forced to close down their business during the Covid-19 pande

July 19, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - July 19, 2021

There's still no definitive answer on whether or not the Emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (Emergency PPKM) would be extended beyond July 20, but business owner

June 17, 2021

Jakarta Post - June 17, 2021

Rifki Nurfajri, Jakarta – Improving retail sales in recent months should not be taken as a sign that the industry is out of the woods, as consumer spending remains vulnerable to mobilit

May 26, 2021

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2021

Rifki Nurfajri, Jakarta – Publicly listed retail group PT Hero Supermarket plans to close all of its Giant supermarket outlets by the end of July to improve its finances after the pande

May 12, 2021

Tempo - May 12, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Businesses criticized the policy of several regional governments restricting the opening and operation of shopping centers, malls, and retail stores during the E

April 12, 2021

Tempo - April 12, 2021

Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued a warning that sanctions will be set in place for retailers caught intentionally misleading consumers with major discount o

March 8, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - March 8, 2021

While many Jakartans have gradually gone back to spending weekends visiting their favorite malls, the overall visitation rate has yet to return to pre-pandemic times, one year after Ind

February 15, 2021

Jakarta Globe - February 15, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – It is not just the restaurants. Grab's motorcycle taxis, or GrabBike, drivers also benefit from food delivery service GrabFood.

December 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 14, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Retail sales in Indonesia dropped significantly in October and are expected to drop further in November in another sign that the nation's economic recovery

November 19, 2020

Malay Mail - November 19, 2020

Melanie Chalil, Kuala Lumpur – Modest fashion may be in demand but it appears that the trend has extended to our four-legged feline friends too.

November 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 7, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using online platforms for their business has risen to around 10.2 million as the COVID-19 pandemic

October 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Domestic car wholesales are continuing their upward trend after crashing to the lowest point in May as the government has sped up stimulus disbursement to boos

October 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 16, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Demand for retail space in Jakarta contracted in the third quarter this year, the first time since the first quarter of 2019, as small retailers impacted by th

September 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 28, 2020

Jakarta – Employers have said that companies have been struggling to market their products as Indonesia has been hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis, which has weakened people's purc

September 27, 2020

Jakarta Globe - September 27, 2020

Jakarta – Restaurant and shopping malls operators have pleaded the Jakarta city government to allow people to dine in at restaurants and cafes in the malls as the city's latest round of

September 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 24, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's household spending will take a greater hit than previously expected this year as Jakarta goes back into large-scale social restrictions (PSBB)

September 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 21, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Consumers are looking for affordability when purchasing cigarettes as the increase in the tobacco excise and the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

September 11, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - September 11, 2020

With Jakarta set to return to another phase of strict Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) next week, malls throughout the capital are collectively urging the capital's government to

September 4, 2020

Tempo - September 4, 2020

Jakarta – A number of state-owned companies have moved into the app-based logistics business. This is at odds with the Business Competition Law.

August 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Indonesian urban consumers are more optimistic than their global peers despite more consumers being impacted financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandem

August 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 18, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The recovery of the retail sector from the hard blow of the COVID-19 pandemic will rely on a recovery in people's purchasing power, which has been driven to mult

August 16, 2020

Tempo - August 16, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Car sales in Indonesia rose by 100.3 percent to 25,283 vehicles in July, from 12,623 units a month earlier, Association of Indonesian Motor Vehicle Producers (Gaikind

August 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 12, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Retail sales in Indonesia fell 17.1 percent year-on-year (yoy) in June, marking a slight improvement when compared with an even greater contraction record

August 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 10, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – Hopes are high the annual Indonesian Discount Shopping Days (HBDI) will give a much needed boost to household spending, which has been well down amid the COVI

July 19, 2020

Tempo - July 19, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – With Indonesia implementing the new normal, now being referred to as "adapting to new habits", revival of trade, which had stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic, ha

July 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 11, 2020

Eisya A. Eloksari, Jakarta – Indonesian consumers are opting to buy used cars instead of new ones as the COVID-19 pandemic dampens people's spending power.

July 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 8, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's retail sales index contracted by 20.6 percent in May, the biggest dive since 2008, dragged by plunging clothes sales, as well as cultural and

July 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 3, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The delivery services of e-commerce platforms and logistics firms have been affected by the logistics disruptions caused by the various large-scale social res

July 1, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - July 1, 2020

Yance Wenda, Papua – The COVID-19 outbreak has emerged a new dilemma for everybody.

June 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 27, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Easing mobility restrictions in various regions across Indonesia will not provide an instant boost to the country's retail sector as wary consumers are expected