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Apple sales plunge in China, but global profit rises

Apple sales and profit grew globally in the second quarter – despite iPhone sales being down $7 billion on the same quarter two years ago.

Singapore beats Bangkok in Asian tourist spending

While Bangkok is still the most-visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead in Asian tourist spending.

Gucci parent Kering reports stellar global growth

Gucci parent Kering has reported double-digit growth in every market globally in its first financial quarter – except Japan.

Asia drives Hermes sales growth

Hermes sales rose 16 per cent in Asia (excluding Japan), largely due to rebounding market in Hong Kong and Macau.

Rupert Sanderson plans Asian super premium launch

Malaysian-born shoe designer Rupert Sanderson is to launch a “super premium” spin-off brand R. Sanderson in Asia.

New owner for Office Depot Korea

Office Depot Korea has been sold to Excelsior Capital Asia.

Nirav Modi launching into China

Following success in Hong Kong, jewellery brand Nirav Modi is launching its first boutique in China.

Store design profile: La Maison du Chocolat

La Maison du Chocolat has reinvented its retail look, bringing a fresh image to Hong Kong designer Yacine Bensalem’s help.

Smiley Company appoints agent for China

Walton Brown has been appointed exclusive licensing agent for The Smiley Company in Greater China.

2XU Hong Kong launches flagship

Sports apparel brand 2XU Hong Kong has launched its first flagship store, in Causeway Bay.

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery off to Hawaii

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group has partnered with DFS Group for its first branded boutique in Hawaii.

Hong Kong food truck program to be enhanced

Gregory So, the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, has announced measures to enhance the fledgeling Hong Kong food truck program.