Inside Retail Asia
H&M India reportedly surpassed US$157.6 million in sales in the 12 months to last November.
Aeon Malaysia will spend around US$119 million this financial year on mall renovations and new openings.
Shiseido and AS Watson have been close partners for years – now they are about to get even closer.
Bossini has issued a profit warning saying unseasonal weather and weak consumer sentiment is impacting sales.
Michelin-starred Hong Kong seafood restaurant Xin Dau Ji has opened in Ekovest’s mixed development project, EkoCheras Mall in Malaysia.
7-Eleven Malaysia has achieved sales growth of 9 per cent in the first quarter – and net-profit growth of 24.9 per cent.
DHL China is to start delivering goods by drones, cutting the delivery time on a route in Guangzhou from 40 minutes to just eight.
Rimowa Singapore has opened a new store at the newly refurbished Raffles Hotel.
Yonghui Superstores – part owned by Dairy Farm Group – is among at least eight bidders for the Metro China business.
Bobbi Brown cosmetics is launching on Lazada Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore this week.
Thai coffee chain Cafe Amazon has opened its first outlets in Singapore.
There is growing expectation of an Alibaba IPO in Hong Kong which could raise as much as US$20 billion.