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Nike India culls retail partner network

Sneaker giant Nike India has more than halved the number of its retail partners, from around 350 to just 150.

Burger King Asia-Pacific opens 3000th restaurant

The Burger King Asia-Pacific network has reached a milestone, the 3000th restaurant which just opened in Shanghai.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Make-your-own Magnum retail concept makes Indian debut

Magnum has launched its first two pop-up stores in India, offering customers Make Your Own Magnum experience.

Indian retailer Raymond plans to open 500 more stores by 2021

Indian retailer Raymond is set to operate 1500 stores across the territory within two years.

Ikea India focuses on tier-2 cities as it targets growth

Ikea India is set to expand into tier-II cities in the second phase of its development after early success in key markets.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.

Hublot India opens its first boutique, in Mumbai

Hublot India is launching a flagship boutique at the Palladium Mall in Mumbai, its first standalone store in the market.

Japanese retail chain Usupso opens store in Ghy

Japanese fashion retail chain Usupso is opening three new stores at once in India.

India’s Flipkart to enter food retailing, launch private label

Walmart-owned Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart is launching a food retail business.

Sri Lanka’s Island Tea opens its first branch at home

Sri Lankan retail tea chain Island Tea has opened for the first time in its home territory with its first branch in Ella.

Karl Lagerfeld to launch in India this month

Fashion house Karl Lagerfeld is collaborating with premium Indian brand Cover Story to enter the Indian market.