Inside Retail Asia
The Singapore retail real estate market has weakened amidst the coronavirus pandemic, according to a quarterly market report released by Edmund Tie.
App downloads have soared during the coronavirus crisis, with the business, food & beverage and gaming categories showing the highest growth.
Online fashion platform Zilingo has axed about 45 staff, including 30 in its Singapore head office, as it refocuses on Asia in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
German-themed restaurant chain Brotzeit engaged a design firm to create a virtual walkthrough video of its new outlet to promote the venue during the coronavirus crisis.
Hong Kong mall owner Hysan Development plans to use enhanced O2O capabilities to support the territory’s retail and catering industries during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Chinese imaging app Meitu has offered its AR online makeup trial system to global beauty enterprises and retailers for free to help them overcome difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Social group e-commerce is booming, fuelled by the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, reports Chinese online retail platform JD.
Zalora is positioning itself as the first online fashion retailer in Southeast Asia to create a sustainable fashion ecosystem, achieving positive change in environmental impact, and inspiring customers to shop in a more conscious way.
Food delivery service Deliveroo is reducing its Pickup service commissions to 5 per cent for its operations in Hong Kong.
The spread of Covid-19 is forcing Southeast Asian consumers to change their eating habits and embrace new shopping practices, says Mintel Apac food-and-drink analyst Tan Heng Hong.
Home furnishings giant Ikea has joined an alliance of key industry and political groups in calling for a renewed commitment to long-term climate change initiatives.
Classified-ad service Carousell is offering up to US$1.3 million in free advertising for nonprofits serving communities impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.