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Tiffany Lung

Tiffany Lung

Tiffany Lung is a retail analyst based in London and Hong Kong, with a focus on innovation trends and consumer behaviours. With close to 10 years’ experience across the wider retail industry, her insights are featured regularly in local and international media and she speaks frequently at industry events. Tiffany’s experience includes being an analyst at Tofugear and Ascential Group PLC in London. In her spare time, Tiffany shares the latest store innovations through her #TiffanysRetailPatrol series.

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British beauty retailer Space NK closes China stores after two years

British multi-brand beauty retailer Space NK has ended its physical presence in China, just two years after its debut there, closing all eight stores.

New World launches vending machines offering free face masks in Hong Kong

Thirty-five New World vending machines have opened across Hong Kong providing masks to low-income families during the coronavirus crisis.

How Chinese jeweller Ideal transformed staff into live-streaming KOLs

Shenzhen’s multi-brand jeweller Ideal has transformed its 18-year-old traditional business model to a New Retail business virtually overnight in light of the coronavirus crisis.

Don Don Donki opens second outlet in Thailand despite Covid-19

TiAmidst the Covid-19 outbreak, Japanese discount-variety store Don Don Donki has continued ahead with the opening of its latest branch in Bangkok, Thailand as part of its international expansion.

Gordon Ramsay shuts three Hong Kong city restaurants

British celebrity chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsey has quit Hong Kong, following the footsteps of compatriot Jamie Oliver last month.

Fast Retailing to open giant retailtainment venue Uniqlo Park

Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo will open its largest store yet at the recently refurbished Mitsui Outlet Park in Japan on April 10.

Bookstore chain Popular exits Hong Kong, shuttering all 16 stores

Singapore-based bookstore-chain Popular has fallen victim to the coronavirus pandemic and shuttered all 16 stores in Hong Kong, effective immediately.

South Korean fashion chain Aland quits Hong Kong

South Korea fashion chain Aland has quietly exited the Hong Kong market, after shuttering its final stores.

Japan’s Maruya opens first offshore store, in Hong Kong

Osaka-based drugstore Maruya has made its international debut in Hong Kong with its first store in Sheung Shui, a prominent ‘border town’ notorious for parallel traders.

Lalamove teams with Klook in Hong Kong for food-delivery service

Hong Kong on-demand delivery startup Lalamove and travel-activities booking-platform Klook have collaborated in a new express food-delivery service.

Xiaomi shuts down UK Mi store

Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi shuttered its one and only UK Mi store last week in Westfield London after a mere 15 months of operations.

HKTV Mall sets records as Hongkongers move online during coronavirus crisis

HKTV Mall has achieved its highest monthly turnover of its six years of operations in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.