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Amazon opens on Pinduoduo pop up store

Global online retailer Amazon is set to launch a Pinduoduo pop-up store.

Walmart China to open 500 new stores

US retailer Walmart is planning to launch 500 new outlets in China within five to seven years.

Toby Black chases Hello Kitty in China

Hong Kong fashion brand Azona (Asia)’s cartoon character Toby Black is proving popular in Mainland China.

AS Watson opens its 3800th Watsons store in China

AS Watson Group is opening its 3800th Watsons store in China.

Oriental Watch sales, profit holds firm despite turmoil

Oriental Watch has shrugged off the impact of ongoing Hong Kong protests, with sales down a mere 1.1 per cent and improved gross profit in the half year to September.

Kjus ski wear to open Beijing flagship store

Swiss-based ski wear bran Kjus is to open its flagship store in Beijing next month.

Nam Dae Mun to open its first global flagship store – in Singapore

The first Nam Dae Mun flagship store will open in Singapore on Saturday November 30 at [email protected]

Tse Sui Luen profits plummet as Hong Kong protests impact sales

Tse Sui Luen profits plummeted in the first half as Hong Kong protests took their toll, especially during the September quarter.

How to translate your offline experience online in China’s omnichannel market

Retailers wishing to succeed in the China’s omnichannel market must enable consistent customer experience across all channels to enhance customer engagement.

Chinese-owned Pizza Express faces tough debt decision

Pizza Express may be broken up as its Chinese parent Hony Capital resists attempts to negotiate the restructuring of more than £1.1 billion of debt.

Miniso Hong Kong shutters stores, docks staff pay due to protests

Miniso Hong Kong has shuttered all of its 50 stores since November 14 citing ongoing protest action – and reportedly won’t be paying staff for the week.

Alipay wants to help 10 million European businesses reach 2 billion consumers within five years

Payment and lifestyle platform Alipay intends to support 10 million small and medium enterprises in Europe over the next five years with technology to empower them to reach more than 2 billion potential consumers.