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Dean & DeLuca chief bullish about Asia as US business nears collapse

The CEO of embattled food retailer Dean & DeLuca is promising a massive store rollout in Asia at the same time as unpaid suppliers suspend deliveries to the brand’s remaining US stores.

Riccardo Tisci makes magic at Burberry

Burberry is hailing the success of new creative director Riccardo Tisci as its June-quarter same-store sales grew by 4 per cent.

Hong Kong protests may drive retail-sales slump, says HKRMA

The ongoing Hong Kong protests are eroding the sales of the territory’s retailers according to the HKRMA.

Caleres to launch Naturalizer and Sam Edelman in Greater China

US footwear company Caleres is to launch Naturalizer and Sam Edelman shoe brands in Greater China.

OnTheList set to expand into three new Asia-Pacific markets

Hong Kong-headquartered flash-sale pioneer OnTheList is preparing to launch subsidiaries in three more Asia-Pacific markets as initial international forays pay off.

Dickson Concepts reveals Tommy Hilfiger termination deal

Dickson Concepts has revealed details of the termination of its licence to sell Tommy Hilfiger products in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.

SMCP to buy men’s luxury brand De Fursac

Chinese-controlled affordable luxury fashion group SMCP has agreed to buy French menswear luxury label De Fursac.

Luk Fook looks to China to maintain growth

Luk Fook will add at least 150 stores in Mainland China this year as it looks to mitigate falling sales in Hong Kong.

Takashimaya to close Shanghai store, liquidate China subsidiary

Japanese department-store operator Takashimaya is to close its Shanghai department store after years of losses, and liquidate its China business.

Hong Kong and New York options for US$1 billion Miniso IPO

The planned Miniso IPO is getting closer after it was revealed the Chinese discount goods retailer is in talks with banks.

Suning to buy Carrefour China business

Suning is to buy an 80 per cent controlling stake in Carrefour China for €620 million (RMB 4.8 billion).

Toppen Centre in Johor Bahru sets opening date

Toppen Centre in Johor Bahru – the giant shopping mall attached to the city’s Ikea store – will open in November.

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