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Lewis Hamilton launches global meatless fast-food chain Neat Burger

Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is collaborating with hospitality organisation The Cream Group and other investors to launch Neat Burger – the first international, plant-based burger chain. “I’m very passionate about being kinder to our world and also really respect Neat Burger’s commitment to more ethical practices and supporting small businesses, so this is something I’m also really proud to suppo…

Zalora Fashion Festival scheduled for Singapore

A pop up, The Zalora Fashion Festival will be held this Saturday in Singapore featuring a raft of labels.

H&M Foundation opens new round of Global Change Award for innovation

Non-profit H&M Foundation has opened the fifth round of its innovation challenge Global Change Award.

Issey Miyake Osaka store opens in Semba

A new Issey Miyake Osaka store has opened in the city’s Semba district that once prospered as an important waypoint for ships and boats.

China’s Topsports International plans IPO

Chinese sportswear firm Topsports International is seeking a listing on the HKSE.

Siam Piwat gives mall space to disabled and underprivileged suppliers

Thai shopping-centre operator Siam Piwat has created special zones in two of its malls stocking products made by people with disabilities, underprivileged people and special-needs children.

‘Sporting idol experience’ unveiled inside Puma NYC flagship

A “unique and immersive” retail experience awaits visitors to the new Puma NYC flagship store unveiled on Fifth Avenue.

New leader appointed to Abercrombie & Fitch Asia-Pacific

Olga Wu has been appointed to oversee Abercrombie & Fitch Asia-Pacific operations as group VP.

BreadTalk Group to buy foodcourt rival

Listed Singapore food-and-beverage company BreadTalk Group is to buy foodcourt operator Food Junction Management (FJM).

BSH Home Appliances appoints new Apac chief

BSH Home Appliances Group has appointed Gunjan Srivastava as executive VP, head of Asia Pacific.

Tiffany to open Blue Box Cafe in Hong Kong

A flagship Tiffany store and the first Blue Box cafe in Hong Kong will soft open early this month and mid next month respectively.

Hong Kong retail sales plunge 11.4 per cent in July

Hong Kong retail sales in July plunged by 11.4 per cent as ongoing protests and the China-US trade war took their toll.