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Aggressive Watson Thailand expansion plan unveiled

An aggressive Central Watson expansion plan just unveiled will see more than one new store a week opened in Thailand from now to 2020.

Asia bites Burberry profit

Hong Kong has been blamed for a decline in Burberry profit and a resulting cutback of staff and products.

Mujosh Malaysia home to first international concept store

Hong Kong eyewear retailer Mujosh has opened its first overseas concept store in Kuala Lumpur.

Chinese sports brands back in the race

A government campaign to encourage healthy living is giving Chinese sports brands traction again in the domestic consumer market.

Luxury market sees platinum lose its shine

A nearly double-digit drop in demand for platinum jewellery in the Chinese luxury market is expected this year, analysts say.

Takeover bid of $196m. for Eu Yan Sang

A takeover bid for Singapore-based Eu Yan Sang has valued the traditional Chinese medicine retailer at about $196 million.

Profit slump for supplement retailer Eu Yan Sang

Singapore supplement retailer Eu Yan Sang International has reported a third-quarter net profit slump to S$286,000 (US$208,515) from $5.45 million.

JV buys Malaysia’s Jaya Grocer

A private-equity fund is believed to have won an open bid to buy Malaysian supermarket chain Jaya Grocer.

Starbucks Asia stores showcase design direction

Starbucks Asia says its newest stores in Taiwan and Hong Kong reflect its heritage credentials.

China O2O market grows beyond discount focus

The China O2O market is quickly evolving beyond its focus on discounts, deals and promotions.

March another shocker for Hong Kong retail sales

Hong Kong retail sales slumped 9.8 per cent in March according to official data from the Census and Statistics Department (C&SD).

Parallel trading crackdowns yield more arrests

Crackdowns on parallel trading have continued in Hong Kong, with further arrests.