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Mr DIY to postpone IPO – reports

Malaysian home improvement brand Mr DIY may postpone its planned IPO following the effect of political uncertainty on the domestic market.

FairPrice extends plastic-bag charge programme

Singapore grocery retailer NTUC FairPrice seeks to continue reduce the use of plastic bags by extending plastic bag charge at its 25 outlets for a year starting November 11.

Delivery ‘very important’ finds Deliveroo Restaurant Satisfaction Index

Deliveroo has launched a restaurant satisfaction index, finding that restaurants in Hong Kong are facing a challenging business environment but see delivery as an increasingly important part of their business.

FairPrice Housebrand gets image refresh

Superunion has partnered with NTUC FairPrice on the co-operative’s latest rebranding exercise to refresh the FairPrice Housebrand range.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Ecco reopens at The Shoppes At Marina Bay Sands

Ecco has returned after two-month refurbishment of its The Shoppes At Marina Bay Sands store, unveiling the debut of Ecco Prime concept store in Singapore.

Hong Kong street-front rents are down more than 50 per cent from their peak

Hong Kong street-front rents have plunged by 54 per cent from their peak in the first quarter of 2013, according to data from real-estate advisor Savills.

Most Singaporeans purchase online overseas every month

A recent survey has shown that around 75 per cent of Singaporeans purchase overseas products at least once a month.

Topsports shares surge on stock exchange debut

Topsports shares surged 8 per cent when trading commenced in Hong Kong this week after the Shenzhen-headquartered sports brand raised US$1 billion in a public listing.

Sands Macao Fashion Week 2019 to Showcase Balmain collection

Sands Resorts Macao will partner with international fashion house Balmain to showcase a special collection as the headline event of Sands Macao Fashion Week 2019.

‘Structural reassessment’ looms for luxury brands in Hong Kong, says OC&C Strategy Consultants partner

International and luxury brands are predicted to embark on a “structural reassessment” of how many stores they really need in Hong Kong, according to an analyst with OC&C Strategy Consultants.

Marina Bay Sands Epicurean Market to return in December

The culinary event Marina Bay Sands Epicurean Market, is making a three-day comeback this December.