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L’Oreal Asia sales outpace Europe for the first time

L’Oreal Asia now sells more products than the company’s home European division.

Toy retailer Hamley’s set to be sold to Indian retailer

Toy retailer Hamleys is set to have its fourth owner in 15 years since it was taken private by an Icelandic investor.

Amazon China to close mainland store as losses mount

Amazon China is about to stop selling local goods to local shoppers.

Tmall launches new products gateway on Taobao mobile app

Alibaba’s Tmall has launched a dedicated gateway for customers to discover new products through the Taobao mobile app.

Asian grocery market to top US$4.264 trillion by 2023

The Asian grocery market will generate US$4.264 trillion of sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined.

Gome outlets planned for Carrefour stores

Gome outlets are set to be opened inside Carrefour hypermarkets across China.

Selected unveils Future You store concept in Beijing

The new premium Future You store concept is to be launched initially in a series of stores in Beijing

Online-offline integration key to AS Watson Group success

AS Watson Group MD Dominic Lai talks to Inside Retail Asia about how merging online and offline is key to growth.

Greater China, South Korea drive Uniqlo sales despite warm winter

Heavy discounting necessary to offload winter stock has hit Uniqlo sales.

@Cosme flagship store opens on Tmall

Japanese beauty portal Istyle has launched an @Cosme flagship store on Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall.

China’s coffee craze gains pace

China’s coffee craze has gained pace with the growth rate in consumption on premise 25 per cent higher last year.

Featured store: Doc’s Barbershop in Chengdu

Doc’s Barbershop has opened in Chengdu, a stunning retail space that also features a cocktail bar.

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