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Chinese online pharmacy Ecmoho is seeking to list on the New York Stock Exchange in order to raise US$100 million for expansion.
An e-commerce-driven warehouse boom will see 57,000 more distribution centres in operation by 2025 then existed last year.
China’s e-commerce giants JD and Alibaba turned in record-breaking results for the 6.18 shopping festival on June 18.
Credit card companies in South Korea are consulting with financial authorities to make issuing paper receipts for transactions optional.
Online shoes-from-plastic brand Rothy’s is opening its first physical stores in four key US locations.
Luxury fashion house Prada has launched a pop-up store at Atrium II in Harbour City to introduce its Prada Thunder project.
Hong Kong e-commerce platform Shopline is launching into a second Southeast Asian market after finding success in Vietnam.
Expansion into Asia has weighed on British luxury bag label Mulberry’s bottom line, but the company is confident the foray will bear fruit.
Fast-casual plant-based whole-foods concept Mana! will open its third location in Hong Kong’s Starstreet Precinct this August.
Toppen Centre in Johor Bahru – the giant shopping mall attached to the city’s Ikea store – will open in November.
Gentle Monster Kids makes its debut in Singapore at its Marina Bay Sands flagship.
Global character brand Line Friends opened its second and largest official US store last Saturday. The new Los Angeles store on Hollywood Blvd, which offers interactive photo zones and signature character merchandise, attracted more than 18,000 visitors on opening weekend. It features a large-scale retail space with a wide array of photo zones and Instagram-ready displays.