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Beijing, Seoul to have Chanel flagships

Seoul will have one of six Chanel flagship stores launching next year, with the brand also about to open in Beijing’s China World mall.


Lotte Duty Free to partner with Klook

Klook is to partner with Lotte Duty Free Shop to offer shopping deals for travelers to South Korea.


Shinwon Corp aiming to be best dressed in China

Shinwon Corp has launched a joint menswear brand with Golden Eagle Retail Group in a move to advance into China.

Columbia Sportswear jackets salute Star Wars

Columbia Sportswear jackets salute Star Wars

Columbia Sportswear has unveiled three limited-edition jackets inspired by Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

AmorePacific’s My Beauty Atelier - Seoul

Featured store: AmorePacific’s My Beauty Atelier concept in Seoul

London-headquartered Dalziel & Pow has created AmorePacific’s latest beauty concept store, My Beauty Atelier in Seoul.


Return to growth for Luk Fook Holdings

In a golden first half, Luk Fook Holdings (International) saw revenues and profits rise as it continued to expand its retail outlets.

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Seoul mall stores to accept bitcoin

Goto mall stores to accept bitcoin as payment by shoppers.

Coupang deliver

Coupang opens Korea’s largest toy store

E-commerce platform Coupang has opened what it claims is Korea’s largest toy store.

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BingoBox bringing unmanned concept to Hong Kong

Unmanned convenience-store brand BingoBox plans to introduce its concept to Hong Kong next year.

Cath Kidston Japan store

Japan to take up slack from Cath Kidston China

As Cath Kidston China scales back, Cath Kidston is rolling out an expansion in other parts of Asia.

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Apple Korea flagship near completion

Construction work on Apple Korea’s first flagship store in Seoul is set to be completed just before Christmas.

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E-Mart to launch Scentence beauty chain in Saudi Arabia

South Korea’s E-Mart says it will launch its beauty brand Scentence in Saudi Arabia next year.


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