Business Archives - Inside Retail Asia
FamilyMart will this month deploy a robot which vaguely resembles a kangaroo to stack sandwiches, drinks and ready meals on shelves at a Japanese convenience store.
H&M says it has suspended a number of employees over the use of a racial slur relating to the name of a hat to be sold through its & Other Stories brand.
Philippines investments firm SM has brought in the equivalent of US$142.6 million in revenues during the first six months of the year.
Savvy Southeast Asian consumers are shop-hopping across 5.2 online sites before making a purchasing decision, up from an average of 3.8 sites last year.
Singapore’s competition regulator has effectively cleared the activities of food-delivery platforms and dark kitchens in the city state after a 10-month probe.
US apparel firm VF Corp has appointed Winnie Ma as its new president for Greater China.
The coronavirus pandemic is likely to cost the apparel and footwear industries in the Apac region US$95.4 billion short of projections for this year.
In partnership with Boutir, SaSa has set up personal online stores for its beauty consultants to provide a new sales channel for customer-facing staff.
Japanese retail sales have fallen by 1.2 per cent during the month of June over statistics for the same month last year.
Hong Kong’s Dairy Farm Group and partners Jardine Restaurant Group and Hang Seng Bank have launched a loyalty programme covering more than 10 retail brands, called Yuu Rewards.
During the past few months as the global pandemic continued, enforced isolation saw many consumer packaged goods (CPGs) companies move to a direct-to-consumer (DTC) online model out of necessity.
Japanese electronics retailer Laox is to shut half of its stores in Japan as its customer base dried up due to Covid-19 social-distancing.