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ST by Olcay Gulsen Hong Kong opens

Dutch fashion brand ST by Olcay Gulsen Hong Kong makes debut.

Food placed to defy retail downturn

Rising income levels in some of Asia’s fastest growing economies are set to drive solid growth in food retailing according to a report by logistics company DHL.

Indonesian retailers prepare for inflation shock

Indonesian retailers have warned consumers of prices rises ranging from five to 12 per cent.

Apple underwhelms with ‘catch-up’ iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the new iPhone 6 models unveiled overnight might look the same, but the difference is under the cover.

Doraemon concept set for SE Asian rollout

Animation International (Thailand) says it will open stores selling Doraemon merchandise and cafes in Thailand next year.

China TradeEase launches in Russia

China TradeEase offers Russian buyers local customer service, a fully localised website and rubles pricing.

Indonesia retail sales growth falters

Indonesia retail sales growth has fallen to its lowest level since the end of last year.

Infrastructure holding back Philippines online shopping

Payment problems and poor logistics infrastructure are stunting growth of Philippines online shopping.

Metro China opens Qingpu store

Metro China is continuing to tap into the enormous market potential of Shanghai, by opening its newest wholesale store today in Qingpu District.

H&M India to launch in Delhi

H&M India will launch in New Delhi on October 2.

Alibaba launches sports company

Alibaba Group has launched a sports company.

Metro launches on Tmall

German hypermarket retailer Metro has opened a flagship store on Alibaba’s Tmall.com.