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Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold is an author, copywriter, and editor with extensive experience writing for English publications and websites. He has spent 10 years living, working and shopping in Asia.


Microsoft London’s flagship store opens

The new Microsoft London flagship store has opened, a stone’s throw from archrival Apple’s local store.

Indonesian coffee chain Kopi Kenangan to expand across Southeast Asia

Indonesian coffee chain Kopi Kenangan has closed a US$20 million growth funding deal with Sequoia India.

E-commerce giants report record results for 6.18 shopping festival

China’s e-commerce giants JD and Alibaba turned in record-breaking results for the 6.18 shopping festival on June 18.

China to become world’s largest grocery market by 2023

China is set to overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to new forecasts.

Boomtime ahead for chatbots in retail

New data from Juniper Research predicts consumer interaction with chatbots in retail will reach 22 billion by 2023.

Shinsegae launches coworking space in Seoul

Shinsegae International has launched a new coworking space in Seoul it expects will boost its retail business.

China fuels Hermes sales bounce

Hermes sales soared 13 per cent last quarter after an especially strong performance across Asia.

Forever 21 Chinese online store to close

Fashion retailer Forever 21 will close its Chinese e-commerce website amist indications of possible physical store closures to come.

Starbucks sales surge despite China challenges

Starbucks sales growth has surpassed expectations with a glowing earnings report released yesterday that revealed strong performance in cafes across the US and China.

Godiva New York City store a launchpad for global plan

The Godiva New York City store not only presents the newest store look, it serves as a launching pad for global expansion.

Walmart and Kidbox launch subscription service

International retailer Walmart and Kidbox, the curated childrenswear subscription service, are teaming up to offer Walmart.com customers an exclusive, curated stylebox for kids.

King Living opens flagship retail store in Shanghai

Australian furniture and lifestyle brand King Living has opened a flagship retail store in Shanghai, continuing its global expansion into China.


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