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Record fall in retail sales in Indonesia

Retail sales in Indonesia have seen the sharpest drop in 12 years, according to a Reuters report based on information from the nation’s central bank.

Havaianas invests $US50 million in Asian expansion plan

Undeterred by the advent of Covid-19, Brazilian flip-flop brand Havaianas is investing US$50 million into expansion of its retail footprint across Asia-Pacific between now and 2024.

Jakarta-based cafe chain Maxx Coffee launches in Singapore

Indonesian cafe chain Maxx Coffee has launched its first international outpost in Singapore as a first move towards expansion in Asia.

Indonesia’s Fabelio raises US$9 million for expansion

Indonesian online furniture retailer Fabelio has raised US$9 million in a Series C funding round led by Taiwanese venture firm AppWorks.

Retail sales in Indonesia drop dramatically

Retail sales in Indonesia have fallen by 16.9 per cent during the month of April compared to last year’s figures, according to government data.

Grab expands grocery-delivery service into eight SE Asian markets

Grab has expanded its grocery-delivery service GrabMart into eight Southeast Asian markets within the last three months.

Kopi Kenangan eyes fast expansion after US$109 million investment

Southeast Asian non-franchise grab-and-go beverage retailer Kopi Kenangan has raised US$109 million in Series B funding led by the firm’s existing investor, Sequoia Capital.

Singapore homewares retailer Iuiga eyes Indonesian expansion

Singaporean homewares retailer Iuiga has received SG$10 million (US$7 million) in Series A funding from Indonesian conglomerate Konimex.

Alumak to provide working capital loans to Lazada’s online sellers

Lazada has partnered with Southeast Asian fintech startup Alumak to provide online merchants with working capital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Four ways the Covid-19 pandemic will reshape shopping behaviour in Asia

Shopping behaviour in Asia will be redefined by the Covid-19 crisis, according to new research from retail solutions provider Tofugear, Digital Consumer in Asia 2020.

Zalora pursues sustainable fashion ecosystem in Southeast Asia

Zalora is positioning itself as the first online fashion retailer in Southeast Asia to create a sustainable fashion ecosystem, achieving positive change in environmental impact, and inspiring customers to shop in a more conscious way.