Robert Stockdill - Inside Retail Asia

Lidl-Heidi-Klum

Lidl has signed Heidi Klum to build ‘fashion cred’

It sounds like an April Fools’ Day joke – but it’s not: Lidl has signed Heidi Klum.

Central Embassy

Central Embassy revamp unveiled

The revamped Central Embassy in Bangkok has been unveiled, its owners evidently conceding it miscalculated its original market positioning.

Tesco Thailand customer

Thailand’s retail industry in resurgence?

Thailand’s retail industry is showing small signs of resurgence.

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Korean singles driving retail reform

The rapidly rising ranks of Korean singles is driving huge changes in the country’s retail industry.

Place Vendome at The Parisian Macao

Macau retail’s ‘golden era’

The dramatic rise of Macau retail may have tapered off after a decade of staggering growth, but mall operators remain optimistic.

Sears

Department store Sears concedes it’s near death

US department store Sears has admitted overnight it’s ongoing survival is unlikely.

MIniso store

Miniso Singapore plans 20 more stores

Miniso Singapore says it believes the city can sustain 46 stores.

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French Connection buckles under tough competition

UK high street fashion retailer French Connection has posted its fifth consecutive annual operating loss.

Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo Asia sales soar

Jimmy Choo Asia sales soared 19.2 per cent last year, according to its annual results.

Skin Laundry Causeway Bay

Skin Laundry to launch in Japan, Korea this year

Laser clinic and skincare retailer Skin Laundry plans to launch in Japan and Korea this year as its Hong Kong network grows.

Crocs Hong Kong store

Massive Crocs store cull planned

One in four Crocs stores will be closed globally as the maker of the world’s ugliest shoes plots a survival plan.

Tesco sign

Tesco enters Pakistan through Alpha trial

Tesco enters Pakistan in a trial listing of private-label products through four Alpha Supermarket stores and 50 Express c-stores.

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