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Giordano to focus on global expansion as sales fall in greater China

Giordano group sales fell 11.9 per cent last year to US$624.6 million with sales at physical stores falling by 9.6 per cent and to franchisees by 24.2 per cent.

Southeast Asian smartphone sales defies global trend

Southeast Asian smartphone sales rose last year, bucking the global trend, according to new data from market research house GFK.

Starbucks Indonesia opens first community store

Starbucks Indonesia has opened its first community store, aiming to support local children by funding scholarships through a portion of sales.

Indonesian beauty brand Natasha Skincare to launch in Malaysia

Indonesian beauty brand Natasha Skincare is to launch in Malaysia after forming a local joint venture with JCG Investment.

Indonesian retail sales fell in December

Indonesian retail sales have witnessed a downturn despite festive season, according to a survey conducted by Bank Indonesia

OUE buys Indonesia’s Maxx coffee chain

Singapore investment firm OUE has acquired a majority stake in owner of the Maxx coffee chain in Indonesia and Singapore.

6ixty8ight joins Shopee and SSG platforms

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

% Arabica expands in Indonesia

Japanese coffee chain % Arabica is launching four locations in Indonesia, with new stores scheduled for Jakarta and Bali next month.

Amorepacific to launch Etude in Indonesia

South Korean beauty company Amorepacific Group is set to launch the Etude brand in Indonesia.

Mobile dominates Southeast Asian internet, says Google’s Year in Search report

Google has released its Year in Search 2019 report for Southeast Asia, showing that 90 per cent of the region’s 360 million internet users now connect primarily via mobile phones. The report offers five key search insights for brands in the territory seeking to drive business impact in the new year. The Year in Search notes that Southeast Asian consumers are becoming increasingly s…

‘Jeweller to the stars’ Mouawad eyes Asian rollout

Dubai- and Geneva-headquartered Mouawad Group – dubbed jewellers to the stars – is planning to open stores across Asia.

Malaysia’s Leather Avenue to expand across Asia

Malaysian leather goods and bags retailer Leather Avenue is planning a complete store redesign across its more than 30 outlets in Malaysia.