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Singapore brands get gateway to China through Kinofy-run festival

Singapore brands from the beauty, health and lifestyle sectors are about to gain additional exposure in Mainland China.

Le Saunda CEO resigns, just as shoe retailer shows signs of turnaround

Le Saunda CEO Cheng Wang has resigned and will leave the company on October 16.

Tiffany & Co to open Blue Box cafe in Shanghai

Luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co is planning to open a Blue Box cafe in Shanghai as well as the one earlier announced in Hong Kong.

Zhongshuge Minhang bookstore features grand book hall

A new bookstore in Shanghai’s Minhang District has been featured on for its remarkable design.

Alibaba confirms purchase of Kaola business from rival NetEase

Alibaba has confirmed it will buy NetEase’s Kaola for about US$2 billion, a deal widely predicted last month.

Chinese online retailer rejects Australian daigou buyers

Daigou buyers from Australia have been locked out of one China’s fastest-growing online malls.

Chinese discount merchandise chain Miniso plans 100 stores in Australia

Chinese discount merchandise chain Miniso says it expects to have 100 stores trading in Australia by the end of next year.

Blancpain opens its largest China store yet

Timepiece brand Blancpain has opened its largest store yet in China in Beijing.

Tea chain Heytea expands in Singapore

Chinese tea chain Heytea will open a new store at Westgate, Singapore on Saturday.

5 Star Plus designs concept store for Sinsian Black Jelly

Sinsian Black Jelly is making a play in China’s growing health food industry from its Liangmaqiao store in Beijing, which opened earlier this year.

China’s Topsports International plans IPO

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

New leader appointed to Abercrombie & Fitch Asia-Pacific

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


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