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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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Why Ikea and Nike have walked away from Amazon

When major global brands like Ikea and Nike announce they are exiting a major global platform like Amazon, it is clear that a strategic shift is in the making

California coffee roaster Blue Bottle to launch in Hong Kong’s Central

Artisanal coffee roaster and retailer Blue Bottle has been rumoured to be expanding into Hong Kong since netizens discovered job postings for a brand experience manager and operations director back in August.

Festival Walk remains closed for third week as protest damage repaired

Festival Walk shopping mall in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong remains closed as repairs continue following serious vandalism by protestors earlier this month.

Miniso Hong Kong shutters stores, docks staff pay due to protests

Miniso Hong Kong has shuttered all of its 50 stores since November 14 citing ongoing protest action – and reportedly won’t be paying staff for the week.

% Arabica to open four stores in Indonesia

Bali, a beloved destination for tourists and popular amongst Australians, is about to get a % Arabica store.

Plant-based grocer Green Common takes first step into Mainland China

Hong Kong plant-based grocery shop and cafe Green Common will launch online on Tmall Global at the end of this month, during the marketplace’s Black Friday event.

Japanese luggage brand Lojel opens Hong Kong concept store

Lojel, the Japanese luggage brand – has opened its first concept store in Causeway Bay, adjacent to drone-technology flagship of DJI.

The future is non-binary: The Phluid Project is a brand that ‘gets’ Gen Z

The Phluid Project, a New York brick-and-mortar shop specialising in gender-free apparel is setting a new standard for retailers, tapping into a key Gen Z trend.

The secret to % Arabica’s success: consistency and focus

Kyoto-based coffee chain % Arabica opened its first store in London this month – and it plans 70 more within the next year.

Kyoto coffee chain % Arabica opens in London

Kyoto coffee chain % Arabica has made its debut in the UK, with its first store in London.

VF Corporation incurs consumer wrath over Vans contest ‘censorship’

American brand Vans, known for its skateboarding culture and popular among youth, is currently facing backlash over the retraction of protest-themed submissions for its Custom Culture shoe design contest.

Lush Asia is changing the world – starting with Hong Kong

Last month, the inventor of bath bombs and hero of vegans, cruelty-free cosmetics retailer Lush Asia has opened a Naked store right in the heart of Hong Kong at Great George Street, Causeway Bay.