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Malaysian department-store operator Parkson has lost a court case in Cambodia, being ordered to pay US$144.5 million in damages to its landlord Hassan.
Crippled apparel group Esprit is to close all its stores in Asia, except those in Mainland China, by the end of June.
Malaysian mall operator Sunway Malls is testing a new policy to allow non-essential retailers to implement flexible operating hours following the advent of government movement control orders.
British home-furnishings and apparel retailer Cath Kidston will permanently close all 60 of its stores in the UK, realigning itself as a wholesaler and online brand.
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 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.
Classified-ad service Carousell is offering up to US$1.3 million in free advertising for nonprofits serving communities impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Fourth-quarter sales of beauty-products retailer Sa Sa International plummeted 62 per cent in Hong Kong and Macau as the coronavirus pandemic brought to a halt inbound tourism from Mainland China.
The six-week long coronavirus lockdown is expected to slash Malaysian retail sales by 60.7 per cent this month as non-essential stores are forced to close.
Shopee Malaysia has announced a US$3.5 million support package for sellers on its network, aiming to assist around 70,000 SMEs.
Tesco’s Asian business achieved a 33.5-per-cent increase in operating profit last year, the last full trading year before it is sold to Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand group.
Online grocery-delivery services in Malaysia are facing overwhelming demand, with some firms forced to suspend or limit delivery operations.