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Sephora Hong Kong first with new payment service

UnionPay SecurePlus has become a payment option for online customers of Sephora Hong Kong.

Rent spike threatens Sammy’s Kitchen

Sammy’s Kitchen is facing closure following a rent spike from the space’s new landlord.

Philippine retail industry booming

The Philippine retail industry is expected to account for a fifth of the country’s overall economic output in the next decade.

Grana China launches on Tmall

Grana China has launched online on Alibaba’s Tmall.

Court pulls plug on Mister Donut Korea

A court has ordered the Mister Donut Korea chain to stop using the brand.

Swedish lifestyle brand Richmond & Finch targets Asians

After the success in Europe, Swedish lifestyle brand Richmond & Finch is launching in greater China.

Houston liftoff for 85°C Bakery Cafe’s 1000th store

Taiwanese bakery 85°C Bakery Cafe has opened its 1000th store worldwide, in Houston.

China helps power Burberry quarterly sales up 5 per cent

Burberry quarterly sales rose a solid 5 per cent, largely buoyed by a strong performance in China.

Heritage brands feature at second KI Cubus

Kitchen Infinity has opened its second KI Cubus showroom in Causeway Bay.

Tencent Holdings targets Malaysia for local payments

Tencent Holdings has applied for a licence in Malaysia to offer local payment services via its WeChat Pay.

Chinese travellers spending less in stores

Chinese tourists are travelling more but spending less in stores, says a new report from global consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

India’s Flipkart planning offline venture

India’s Flipkart is planning to enter the brick-and-mortar space as a master franchisee for foreign brands.