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One year after the Makro-Lotus’s merger, synergies are beginning to show

A year after Siam Makro swallowed Tesco’s Southeast Asia retail business, the benefits of combining the businesses are b...

Sephora to launch first Store of the Future concept in Asia

The store, spanning 426sqm, features three main touchpoints – space, people, and technology.

Analysis: Why retail giant Aeon is holding onto its listed subsidiaries

As many Japanese firms bow to pressure from shareholders and regulators to end the practice of listing subsidiaries, one...

Joyce unveils new Hong Kong flagship

Joyce has unveiled its latest flagship store at Pacific Place in Hong Kong, after closing its Queens Road Central store ...

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands expands luxury retail offer

Other brands launching in shopping malls include Italian luxury footwear and fashion designer Giuseppe Zanotti, % Arabic...

French apparel label K-way opens first store in Japan

The store is located in Shibuya and offers a range of outerwear, bags, and hats.

Ikea South Korea’s sales see first decline in eight years

While Ikea Korea’s brick-and-mortar stores saw sales falter, its online and remote channels showed robust performance.

Taiwan’s Miracle Coffee to launch in Singapore

Miracle Coffee was established by JJ Lin in 2017 and has stores in Taiwan and Mainland China.

Cafe Amazon plans 150 stores in Saudi Arabia

Parent PPT plans to increase its international store count to 1000 by 2025.

Apple to open 4th retail store in South Korea this month

Apple opened its first South Korean store in Seoul’s posh southern district of Gangnam in January 2018.