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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.

Card-not-present fraud will cost retailers US$130 billion

Point-of-sale vendors will need to move towards mobile POS technology in order to expand their reach.

L Brands sells La Senza business

US retailer to transfer full ownership and operations of La Senza to a Regent LP affiliate.

Tommy Hilfiger store of the future opens

A new generation Tommy Hilfiger store of the future has opened in Amsterdam.

Korean mall owner opens dog lounges for shoppers

South Korean shopping centre opens country’s first ‘dog lounges’ for customers and their pets.

Reliance to launch Pottery Barn, West Elm in India

Williams-Sonoma, Reliance Brands plan to launch Pottery Barn and West Elm in India.

Crumpler expands into Mainland China, Taiwan

Australian bag brand adds distributors in Taiwan and Mainland China.

Giant Muji Ginza flagship planned

Japanese anti-brand retailer Muji to open a new global concept store in Tokyo’s Ginza district next April.

Nike Shanghai marks brand’s first House of Innovation

The newly opened Nike Shanghai store has been branded the sportswear giant’s first House of Innovation.

Luxasia buys Australasian business Pacific SMM

Singapore-based beauty and luxury distributor enters Australia and New Zealand.

H&M sales rise during third quarter, despite logistics hitches

Global H&M sales rose 9 per cent during the third quarter to August 31.


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