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Marching orders for Grappa’s Ristorante

Pacific Place owner Swire Properties has confirmed that it is terminating the lease of Italian restaurant Grappa’s Ristorante Admiralty.

eCommerce won’t dent Asian retail real estate demand

Growing online sales will not undermine demand for Asian retail real estate, according to the latest CBRE study of major international brands.

Indonesia is ASEAN eCommerce sleeping giant

Indonesia is the most-promising ASEAN eCommerce market, according to Hong Kong-based consultant Paul McKenzie.

Victoria Beckham Hong Kong boutique opens

The Victoria Beckham Hong Kong boutique has opened its doors at the Landmark shopping centre in Central, the former Posh Spice’s first store outside London.

Facebook group defends Grappa’s Admiralty

A Facebook group has been set up to support Grappa’s Admiralty restaurant, petitioning its landlord against terminating its lease.

Ted Baker Asia trading ‘a challenge’

The Ted Baker Asia business trading environment “continues to be challenging”, the company said, despite posting a strong rise in overall group profits.

Smiggle plans Hong Kong, Malaysia roll-out

Trendy stationery retailer Smiggle says it will open two more stores in Hong Kong in the next six months.

Samsonite Asia drives sales record

Samsonite Asia sales increased by 12.8 per cent on a constant currency basis to US$947.6 million in the year to December 31.  

Savills markets The Centrium shops

Savills in Hong Kong has been appointed sole sales agent for The Centrium shops in Central.

Growth plan for Starbucks Vietnam, Cambodia

Dairy Farm Group says it plans to expand its Starbucks Vietnam and Cambodia networks.

Chinese falter in SMCP bid

A Chinese plan to buy out French fashion label owner SMCP has collapsed.

Recession-proof retail?

Recession-proof retail?: Chinese-Japanese joint venture Miniso is proving that conventional retail can compete with online rivals.