Robert Stockdill - Inside Retail Asia
Luxury fashion marketplace Moda Operandi is planning to open a showroom in China as it targets growth in Asia.
Fast-growing Chinese cafe chain Luckin Coffee has raised US$200 million in its latest funding round.
Gucci Wooster Bookstore in the heart of trendy SoHo, sells books about fashion, photography and other creative arts.
Le Saunda sales in its company-owned stores plummeted 25.6 per cent in the November quarter.
New research reveals 75 per cent of shoppers prefer live-agent support for customer service verses 25 per cent support for self service and chatbots.
Macy’s China stopped taking orders on Tmall this week and will close its operations by the end of the month.
Shanghai and Singapore have overtaken Hong Kong in Asia’s most expensive city rankings.
Prime Hong Kong street-shop rents rose 4 per cent in the first three quarters of this year.
New store openings are maintaining a modest 7-Eleven Malaysia sales growth rate.
October retail sales in Hong Kong rose by 5.9 per cent year on year, more than double the pace of September, which was affected by Typhoon Mangkhut.
Morgan Tan has been named as the senior VP of the prestige brands division for the China region and will take up the new role on January 1.
Marks & Spencer Singapore has opened a full-scale concept store in VivoCity.