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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.



App-store spending to surpass US$120 billion this year

App-store spending by consumers is expected to surpass more than US$120 billion this year.

H&M 2019

H&M plans cafe and florist trials

H&M plans to introduce further digital services and features to improve its customer experience both in physical stores and online.

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Giant Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary opens in Bali

Starbucks has opened its largest Southeast Asian location in Bali.

Ombre Lane

Womens workwear disruptor Ombre Lane wins seed funding

Indian women’s workwear brand Ombre Lane has received seed funding from a group of angel investors.

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Last-mile delivery investment will boost sales, says report

Increased investment by retailers in last-mile delivery is essential to uncover new revenue streams, says report.

Rocking Deals

India’s Rocking Deals plans 500 stores

India’s Rocking Deals is planning to launch 500 retail stores within next five years.

Design Orchard

Design Orchard mall to open this month

Design Orchard mall is set to open on January 25 hosting 61 homegrown labels.

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Malaysia’s Mr DIY mulls US$362 million float

Malaysian home improvement brand Mr DIY is considering an IPO to raise about US$362 million.

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JD travel retail stores open in Beijing and Mongolia

New JD travel retail stores use the latest technology to make it easier and more enjoyable for travellers to purchase on the go.

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CityOn.Xi’an mall launches audio library

CityOn.Xi’an mall has partnered with nationwide audio-sharing platform Himalaya to build China’s first “audio library” in a shopping mall.

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Louis Vuitton personalisation service launches in eight Asian cities

Louis Vuitton personalisation service lets clients customise their purchases with a variety of patches and embroideries.

J. Hidden House

Heritage cafe opens in century-old Seoul house

A heritage cafe has been built into the hereditary foundations of a century-old South Korean courtyard house in Seoul.


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