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Jasons Food Hall at Bangsar to be replaced by new Food Purveyor concept

The Jasons Food Hall at Bangsar shopping centre in Kuala Lumpur is set to be replaced by a new concept from the country’s fast-growing independent grocery retail group The Food Purveyor.

E-commerce battleground turns to ‘easy returns’

South Korea’s e-commerce industry, which has long emphasised “fast delivery,” is expanding its services, with competition now turning to offering “easy returns”.

Aditya Birla plans to open 500 stores this year

India’s Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail is set to launch more than 500 stores by the end of the year.

Warner Bros eyeing Indian malls for entertainment spaces

US entertainment giant Warner Bros is negotiating to establish family entertainment centres in Indian malls.

Global franchise operators eye Thai growth

Franchise brands from the US, France and China are eyeing opportunities in Thailand which has become a strong drawcard for offshore companies, according to consultants.

Malaysian retailers hit by coronavirus

Malaysian retailers operating in tourist zones have seen sales plunge in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Foodpanda launches 15-minute grocery-delivery service

Singapore food-delivery service Foodpanda has officially rolled-out its instant grocery delivery service, Pandamart, in Hong Kong after a trial commencing last November.

Hong Kong retailers strike against ‘bullying’ landlords

Fifty Hong Kong retailers with a combined 200 shops have declared a strike against 14 shopping centres in the territory, demanding rental cuts to weather the recession.

Seven trends for fashion retail in 2020

Entering a new decade, major new developments divide the winners and losers in fashion retail – the pace of change in the industry has never been faster.

German bike brand Bergamont opens Indian concept store I-Ride

German bike brand Bergamont has opened its first concept store ‘Bergamont I-Ride’ in Mumbai, India.

Tokyo builds its case to become the next key global city for fashion

Tokyo is to host Japan’s largest fashion and art event next month – Tokyo Creative Salon – part of a plan to boost its case to become one of the world’s key fashion hubs.

Fashion brands urged to ‘tread carefully’ over veganism claims

Brands and retailers have been warned to tread carefully when embracing the growing veganism trend.