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Newly opened South Korean department store Galleria in Gwanggyo features a distinctive multifaceted glass passage wrapped around the stone exterior.
Sam’s Club, a members only warehouse retailer owned by US retail giant Walmart, is set to open a flagship in Shanghai.
Savills China Retail predicts a full recovery of the country’s retail sector post coronavirus will probably happen in the second half of the year.
US tech giant Apple has reversed restrictions on buying multiple iPhones from its online store imposed last week.
E-commerce platform JD has helped boost bookstore sales in China during the coronavirus outbreak.
Japanese cosmetics label Shiseido has released a new skincare brand, Baum, responding to growing consumer demand for products that embrace social responsibility and environmental considerations.
International fast food chain McDonald’s logo has been altered in some global markets to emphasise the importance of social distancing during the coronavirus crisis.
Chinese growth will drive e-commerce transaction values up 43 per cent to US$4.8 trillion by 2024, according to new reporting by Juniper Research.
Mintel says mass self-quarantine, caused by the coronavirus outbreak, will leave an indelible shift in how Chinese consumers behave going forward.
Shanghai Fashion Week is partnering with Alibaba’s B2C marketplace Tmall to hold its first fully digital event due to restrictions on gatherings caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Starbucks Japan has launched a new concept store in collaboration with railway operator JR East, the Starbucks Coffee Takanawa Gateway Station.