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Under Armour Asia-Pacific sales surge, but coronavirus impact looms

Under Armour Asia-Pacific sales surged 9.8 per cent in the December quarter – a far greater growth rate than the global 3.7 per cent.

Hong Kong restaurant sales fall in fourth quarter

Hong Kong restaurant sales fell 14.3 per cent in the December quarter, provisionally estimated at HKD26 billion (US$3.35 billion).

Yahoo! Hong Kong quits online commerce space

Yahoo! Hong Kong is to close its commerce operations, including Yahoo! Auctions, Yahoo! Store and Yahoo! Group Buy.

Simon Property to take over Taubman, including Asian assets

American retail property giants Simon Property Group and Taubman Centers have announced an effective merger, including the three-mall strong Taubman Asia portfolio.

6ixty8ight joins Shopee and SSG platforms

International fashion lingerie and apparel label 6ixty8ight has made its debut on Shopee and SGG.com.

Sephora suspends makeup services as precautionary measure

Sephora has stopped offering custom makeovers in hundreds of stores across Asia-Pacific to protect customers and staff from coronavirus.

J Crew Hong Kong stores to close after failed Asian foray

Notices have been posted on the doors of the two J Crew Hong Kong stores – at Times Square in Causeway Bay and On Lan Street in Central – advising customers of the pending closure.

Bluebell Group partners with OnTheList and Brunello Cucinelli in Taiwan

Bluebell Group has partnered with excess-inventory sales platform OnTheList to provide omnichannel members-only flash sales in Taiwan.

T Galleria by DFS closes Hong Kong stores due to coronavirus concerns

Two of the four T Galleria by DFS stores in Hong Kong have been closed indefinitely due to coronavirus concerns.

Cinnabon Hong Kong opens first outlet, in Olympian City

Cinnabon Hong Kong opened its first outlet last week, brought to the territory by franchisee Reach Out Philosophy Limited.

Shanghai Tang signs up famed Chinese footwear designer Bing Xu

Hong Kong luxury fashion house Shanghai Tang has released a collection of footwear with newly appointed chief shoe designer Bing Xu.

Hong Kong retail sales in December slump 19 per cent

Hong Kong retail sales in December slumped 19.4 per cent, a softer fall than November’s 23.7 per cent, but continuing the decline which began with the civil unrest after June.