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Crabtree & Evelyn returning to Australia: CEO

Reinvented beauty brand opening flagship stores worldwide.

Prada to phase out virgin nylon

Luxury Italian fashion brand to phase out virgin nylon during the next two years.

Starbucks China launches world-first Starbucks Now store

The new Starbucks Now store offers express retail experience that integrates Starbucks physical and digital customer touch points.

Global personal luxury goods market growth endures despite weakening consumer confidence

Global personal luxury goods market growth reaches “new normal”.

Topshop parent wins lifeline in crucial vote

Topshop parent Arcadia Group given second chance by creditors and landlords.

Ted Baker reaches point where it will ‘sink or swim’

Shares in UK-headquartered retailer slumped as latest financial results show the fashion label may be losing its mojo.

Futuristic Ikea robotic furniture to have world debut in Hong Kong

Furniture retailer develops robotic furniture suite set for first roll-out in Hong Kong.

Versace to expand APAC store network and range

Fashion label’s new owners announces plans to expand its footprint globally.

DHL China to start drone deliveries

DHL China to start delivering goods by drones, cutting the delivery time on a route in Guangzhou from 40 minutes to just eight.

Alibaba IPO in Hong Kong could raise plans US$20 billion

The plan, if it proceeds, would be the sixth-biggest follow-on share sale in history

Global food e-commerce sales forecast to nearly triple

Global food e-commerce sales to nearly triple through 2023, rising to US$321 billion, report shows.

Tapestry plans 100 more stores in Asia

Coach and Kate Spade’s parent company says it plans to open about 100 stores in Asia this year.

Starbucks China opens Signing Store in Guangdong

Starbucks China has opened its first Signing Store, staffed entirely by deaf or hearing-impaired people.The store is in Guangzhou, in Guangdong Province which is home to about 4 per cent of China’s deaf population. It is Starbucks’ third Signing Store, following outlets in Washington DC and Malaysia.Sign lan…

Burberry’s new creative director already showing positive impact

The high-profile appointment of Burberry’s new creative director appears to be paying off, company says.

Sears to open new stores centred on its Kenmore brand

Embattled US department-store icon to open three new-format stores.

Fortnum & Mason Hong Kong to launch in September

Upmarket British food mecca opening first international store.

Fashion house Hermes expands into beauty category

French fashion house says it will launch its beauty category next year.

PVH Corp to buy back Tommy Hilfiger licence in five Asian markets

PVH Corp plans to buy back the Tommy Hilfiger licence in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Islamic clothing market to be worth US$88bn by 2025

Global Islamic clothing market expected to reach US$88.35 billion by 2025, study shows.

Last-mile delivery investment will boost sales, says report

Increased investment by retailers in last-mile delivery is essential to uncover new revenue streams, says report.

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