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US apparel company HanesBrands plans to double its Champion Asia store network within two years.
International travellers can now use mobile payments in China as Alipay has launched a new version of its payment app designed for short-term overseas visitors.
British skate and streetwear label Palace is building brand awareness in China with a pop-up shop opening inside the Arkham nightclub in Shanghai.
Hyundai Motor Group and affiliate Hyundai Transys have debuted a series of fashion collaborations created from recycled car seat waste.
While eye-popping sales numbers have become routine for Alibaba’s Singles Day on 11.11, Forrester senior analyst Xiaofeng Wang expects this year’s event will be “grander than ever”.
A new report has shown that the Asia Pacific region will continue to be a major driver of global duty-free and travel-retail sales.
Chinese O2O retailer Suning.com says sales from its online platforms and physical stores rose by 24.27 per cent in the third quarter, reaching RMB 171.43 billion (US$24.4 billion).
Alibaba revenue rose to US$16.91 billion in the September quarter, 40 per cent above the $12.1 billion during the same period last year.
Indian e-commerce company Shopclues is merging with Singapore-based e-commerce company Qoo10.
Starbucks China same-store sales grew at 5 per cent in the latest quarter, while its store network is up 17 per cent year on year.
Estee Lauder Asia Pacific sales rose 24 per cent in the latest quarter – a stark contrast to the cosmetics giant’s US performance, where revenue fell 6 per cent.
A Skechers flagship has opened in Shanghai Disney Resort, dubbed the Skechers Kids Brand Experience.