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Pureplay Archives

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Starbucks opens JD flagship store

The Starbucks online store houses a selection of its products, including mugs, physical gift cards and corresponding gif...

Deliveroo to list in London, posts $309 million loss

IPO expected to value the company at more than US$7 billion.

AirAsia Food to expand delivery to Singapore

The commission rate will be 15 per cent, the lowest percentage in the city state.

Baozun buys Full Jet to boost luxury e-commerce offer

The acquisition is part of Baozun’s strategy to strengthen its position in China’s luxury e-commerce sector.

What Google Singapore learned about e-commerce during the pandemic

As the home of Southeast Asia’s biggest e-commerce companies, Singapore shopping trends are a good indicator of where on...

Online bra retailer Curvy eyes plus-size market in the US

Fresh off an acquisition, Australian online bra retailer Curvy sees a big opportunity to expand in the US.

Amazon’s Bezos to step down as CEO; quarterly revenue tops $100 billion

Cloud computing chief Andy Jassy will step up to lead Amazon moving forward.

7 brand and marketing trends for 2021

As consumer behaviour underwent some interesting changes last year, chief marketing officers had their work cut out for ...

From the source: Justin Hillberg, Surfstitch

The Australian online retailer is in "better shape than ever" and ready to unleash some new customer initiatives this ye...

Here’s why Boohoo and Asos are acquiring collapsed retail brands

Last week’s news that Boohoo acquired failed department store retailer Debenhams for £55 million was quickly followed by...