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Macy’s posts disappointing results

Department store chain Macy’s gains overshadowed by the continuing slide in sales.

Welcia-BHG drugstore offers new brands

New Japanese drugstore Welcia-BHG offers brands previously not available in Singapore.

Seibu Malaysia to make debut in Kuala Lumpur

Seibu Malaysia will launch with a four-storey department store in Kuala Lumpur in 2019.

Insights from Shoptalk Europe 2017

Latest innovations in retail and e-commerce discussed as event kicks-off in Copenhagen.

Ikea India turns attention to Tamil Nadu

Ikea India has initiated talks with the Tamil Nadu government to set up two stores in Chennai.

Japan department stores see sales ease

Department-store sales in Japan fell 1.4 per cent last month, reports the Japan Department Stores Association.

Parkson Retail Asia expecting loss

Parkson Retail Asia warns it expects to finish its latest financial year with losses.

Parkson China closing stores as sales slump

Slumping sales are forcing Parkson China to close its department stores across the country.

Lotte, SM Entertainment launch Oeil sunglasses

Lotte Department Store has launched Oeil sunglasses in partnership with SM Entertainment.

Tourist spending rises at Japanese department stores

Tourist spending at Japanese department stores jumped 42.8 per cent last month to ¥19.3 billion (US$173.8 million).

Shanghai’s No. 1 Department Store to close for facelift

Shanghai’s No. 1 Department Store will close from June 19 for a major facelift.

Kikki.K to launch in Nordstrom stores across US

Upmarket stationery chain pens deal with luxury department store retailer.