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Aldi China opening store on Tmall

Aldi China plans to open a flagship online store on Tmall within the next few months.

Solid year for revitalised Dairy Farm International

Hong Kong-headquartered multi-format retailer Dairy Farm International has celebrated its 130th anniversary with a strong set of results.

Massive Crocs store cull planned

One in four Crocs stores will be closed globally as the maker of the world’s ugliest shoes plots a survival plan.

Closing shop on China’s e-commerce platforms

The closures of retail and luxury brand giants on China’s e-commerce platforms indicate that retail competition is no less fierce online than offline.

ZhangMen Brewing opens Tsim Sha Tsui flagship

Taiwan’s ZhangMen Brewing Company has set up its first international flagship pub in Hong Kong.

Asians top buyers of Moncler clothing

China and South Korea were the top markets, along with the US, for Moncler last year.

Asians top buyers of Moncler clothing

China and South Korea were the top markets, along with the US, for Moncler last year.

Lotte plans second Hanoi mall

Lotte is to build a second Hanoi mall to spearhead its expansion in Vietnam.

@Cosme hitting the ground in Taiwan

Japanese online cosmetic store @Cosme is to open a brick-and-mortar store in Taiwan in May.

PayPal survey shows online spend rising

A PayPal survey shows that about 38 per cent of Singapore consumers intend to spend more online this year.

Alibaba seeks tougher penalties for counterfeit goods

Alibaba Group has called for tougher laws, stricter enforcement and stiffer penalties to crack down on purveyors of counterfeit goods in China.

Jou Sun grocery aims to deliver quality food

New grocery website Jou Sun has aggregated fresh-food vendors with the aim of delivering better-quality food.