Michael Arnold is Inside Retail Asia's associate editor. An experienced author, copywriter, and communicator with extensive experience writing for English publications and websites, he has spent 10 years living, working and shopping in Asia.
Hong Kong’s Landmark mall has launched the city’s first luxury “e-chat shopping” service on its mobile app.
Starbucks is expanding Teavana in South Korea, with the number of its premium Reserve-branded coffee houses serving the teas expanded from 13 to 52.
VF Franchise Consulting is resuming its international franchise business-matching events in Asia next month.
Fast Retailing is closing its GU South Korea stores, but will continue selling online in the market, after sales were hit by ongoing anti-Japan protests and the Covid-19 pandemic.
House of Tata’s luxury jeweller Zoya is launching a boutique in Bangalore, a 3300sqm South India flagship for the brand.
Samsung and Facebook have partnered up in India to train retailers to expand into e-commerce via social media platforms such as Instagram and WhatsApp.
South Korean retail group Lotte Shopping will sell off 121 stores this year in an attempt to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on sales.
LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault will buy a stake in Arnaud Lagardere’s publishing and media group Lagardere Capital & Management (LCM).
CapitaLand has launched new e-commerce and food ordering platforms in Singapore, dubbed eCapitaMall and Capita3Eats.
India’s online grocers face a bright future following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to analysis by industry research firm GlobalData.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD and device manufacturer Xiaomi sold 10,000 units of a jointly-produced C2M-developed mobile phone within 11 minutes.
Retail-solutions consultancy IDA’SG is launching a niche job portal for fashion, beauty and lifestyle retail firms in Singapore.