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DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.
High-performing travel lifestyle Tumi drove Samsonite Asia sales in the first half of this year, compensating for an unusual decline in the core Samsonite brand’s business regionally.
Malaysian department store operator Parkson has closed its store in Puchong just 18 months after it opened.
Fast-growing pure-play online fashion retailer Boohoo is preparing to acquire the Karen Millan and Coast brands.
Online fashion-retailer Asos reported sales growth beneath expectations for the four months to June, causing its share price to tumble 13 per cent overnight.
LVMH has bought a cornerstone share in Stella McCartney House.
Hong Kong retail sales will shrink by 5 per cent this year according to projections by PWC.
A collaboration of international consultants will deliver a transformative upgrade to passenger halls in a planned Hong Kong airport revamp.
Oriental Watch’s sales fell by 15.7 per cent last year – but the company’s bottom line was only minimally affected in part due to reduced rents.
Tesco Thailand is evaluating opening 750 more convenience stores, which would expand its overall network by about 50 per cent.
Expansion into Asia has weighed on British luxury bag label Mulberry’s bottom line, but the company is confident the foray will bear fruit.
Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld delivered French maison Chanel a stunning legacy in the final year of his life.