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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.
In May next year, Kuala Lumpur’s next supermall will open in the suburb best known for hosting the 1998 Commonwealth Games. Pavilion Bukit Jalil shopping centre is being developed by the same team behind the downtown Kuala Lumpur Pavilion. Once completed, the 1.8 million sqft development will have a catchment of 1.9 million people, 85 per cent of them locals, the balance tourists. The centre will feature a 300,000sqft mu…
Malaysian mall operator Sunway is launching a campaign to boost domestic tourism and retail spending.
NYX Cosmetics is to close its retail operations in Malaysia after three years in the market.
American food-food chain Taco Bell is set to launch in Malaysia at Tropicana Gardens Mall in Kota Damansara.
The Asia-Pacific luxury-goods market is projected to sink by US$2.1 billion this year as consumers switch from big-ticket items to affordable luxury.
Tse Sui Luen Jewellery has reported a US$11.6 million loss for the year to March, as the Sino-US trade war, protests and Covid-19 dented sales.
Grab Malaysia is expanding its Instant Retail service after studying customer demand for goods during the nation’s Covid-19 crisis.
Malaysian retail trade sales plunged 32.5 per cent year on year in April, according to the Department of Statistics Malaysia.
Australian electronics and furniture retail Harvey Norman suffered an 18-per-cent decline in sales in its Singapore store network last year.
Malaysian bookstore chain MPH Bookstores is not closing down, despite much speculation on social media concerning the impending closure of multiple stores.
Grab has expanded its grocery-delivery service GrabMart into eight Southeast Asian markets within the last three months.