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Louis Allen

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Canada Goose about to land in China

Canada Goose is heading to China, opening two stores and a regional headquarters.

Samsung tops Asia’s Top 1000 Brands list again

Samsung has again topped Asia’s Top 1000 Brands list, produced by Campaign Asia-Pacific and Nielsen.

John Lewis puts theatre into retail with staff acting classes

More than 500 staff of UK department store chain John Lewis are being trained in theatrical skills by actors working for...

The rise and rise of online super sales

While the US formulated online super sales, such as this week’s Black Friday, Asia has adopted the concept with a vengea...

Boom predicted for China Singles’ Day

Three days out from China Singles’ Day, experts are predicting Alibaba’s annual e-commerce sales event will keep setting...

Designer Julien Macdonald beefs up McDonald’s burger offering

Fashion designer Julien Macdonald launches McDonald’s “first foray into the world of luxury and fashion”.

Medieval Weapon Cafe: snack attack central

Hong Kong’s Medieval Weapon Cafe, with its title sharply to the point, is a place that really sets out to “en-armour” it...

Korea’s E-Mart Vietnam launches

After four years’ planning, discounter E-Mart Vietnam opens, marking the Korean retailer’s Southeast Asian debut.

Scolding earns a scalding at Mister Hotpot

A Chinese waiter has been arrested after pouring boiling water over a customer who criticised Mister Hotpot service on W...