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Cash will not buy a coffee at Ducatus Cafe

Cash is not accepted for coffee at Singapore’s Ducatus Cafe, which has opened at Oxley Tower on Robinson Road.

Tap & Go QR payment facility goes live with 7-Eleven

HKT Payment has launched a Tap & Go QR payment facility for Hong Kong retailers.

Amazon China on recruitment drive

Amazon China appears to be ramping up business with about 1300 job listings.

Watchdog set up for Hong Kong jewellers

An independent review committee has been set up to monitor Hong Kong jewellers and ensure industry standards.

Hong Kong jewellery shows attract 85,000 buyers

Twin Hong Kong jewellery shows drew more than 85,000 buyers from 144 countries, up 6 per cent.

Page One faces fresh lawsuit

Shuttered bookstore chain Page One is being sued for failing to pay a supplier HK$1.28 million despite repeated demands.

Lum Chang Holdings moves to buy The Verge

Property developer Lum Chang Holdings has started the process to acquire The Verge mall in Serangoon Rd, Little India.

Chun Cui He drinks proving elusive

Forget Pokemon, Singaporeans are busy hunting down Chun Cui He drinks, a Taiwanese tea and coffee beverage.

Urban Couture pop-up offers designer brands

A pop-up store featuring 11 designer brands, Urban Couture, will take over a ground-floor spot in The Loop at Central from June 24.

Hong Kong jewellery shows attract 80,000

Two major Hong Kong jewellery shows hosted more than 80,000 buyers from 147 countries this month.

Tesco sells Homeplus

Breaking news: Tesco sells Homeplus to a consortium led by MBK Partners.

LVMH Group expands

Global luxury giant buys majority stake in Italian cashmere firm.