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Christian Louboutin unveils boutique in Hong Kong’s Landmark

Christian Louboutin has opened his new boutique in Landmark Prince’s, Hong Kong.

FamilyMart set to test robotic c-store staff

FamilyMart will this month deploy a robot which vaguely resembles a kangaroo to stack sandwiches, drinks and ready meals on shelves at a Japanese convenience store.

Jason Wu opens first boutique in Shanghai

Taiwanese-Canadian designer Jason Wu has opened his first global flagship boutique in Shanghai, China.

Nike opens House of Innovation in Paris

Nike has opened the brand’s largest House of Innovation yet, in Paris, focusing on delivering a digital retail experience.

Burberry teams with Tencent to launch world-first social-retail store

Luxury fashion label Burberry has teamed with technology giant Tencent to launch its first social retail store in Shenzhen, China.

Yum China committed to network growth despite Covid-19’s impact on sales

Not even a deadly pandemic is slowing Yum China’s rapid expansion programme, with the company on track to open 850 stores this year.

Revenge shopping and getting personal: luxury shopping in China post Covid

Shanghainese women purchasing luxury goods in the post-Covid-19 era are making conscious choices in consumption – with a tendency towards revenge shopping amongst younger buyers.

China stands out in tough LVMH first half year

China proved a standout market in every product category for luxury-goods retail group LVMH in the first half year.

Parkson likely to give up on full-scale stores in Vietnam

Malaysian department-store operator Parkson is to quit operating full-scale stores in Vietnam after years of losses.

DTC is now a sustainable alternative retail strategy, says GlobalData

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail models are coming to light as a dependable strategy following on from the coronavirus era, according to new research by GlobalData.

Montblanc launches at Shanghai Plaza 66

Montblanc has launched a flagship boutique and a pop-up store in Shanghai, China.

Bankrupt Brooks Brothers gets rescue takeover bid

Brooks Brothers has received a bid backed by Authentic Brands Group and mall owner Simon Property to buy the bankrupt clothing chain.