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Covid-19

Covid-19 Archives

Fashion giant H&M’s sales recover in March as stores reopen after lockdowns

The world's second-biggest apparel retailer said on Monday net sales fell 27 per cent from a year earlier.

Accelerate and innovate: How Woolies, Decathlon were pushed by the pandemic to invest in tech

From scan-and-go to e-stores and warehouse robots, here are some of the cool initiatives that major retailers have launc...

Startup roundup: Bringing life to loungewear

Consumers continue to enjoy the flexibility and comfort of loungewear even after restrictions worldwide have been lifted...

How retailers around the world are supporting the vaccine rollout

From shopping malls in Japan to pharmacies in Australia, the retail industry is stepping up to help vaccinate the world ...

South Korean perfume sales surge despite shrinking cosmetics market

“Consumers are replacing cosmetics with perfumes as a way of expressing themselves in the pandemic era."

The rise of the anxious consumer

Worry and fear have dominated the lives of people all over the world since the pandemic hit and many of us have been for...

Malaysians get a taste for in-car dining during lockdowns

"We have to think of a new way to find more income," says restaurant manager.

How travel bans will impact luxury retailers this Lunar New Year

Chinese consumers account for a significant portion of the global luxury market. What will happen when they stay at home...

The role of the retailer in a mask mandate

In a mask mandate how much responsibility falls on the retailer?

Ginza shoppers clean hands, phones with high-tech wash stations

Wota Corp has set up 20 of its Wosh machines near popular retail stores.