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Korea to launch virtual reality shopping mall

A virtual reality shopping mall is set to be developed in Korea, backed by the government.


Hermes promises year of ‘digital change’

Hermes plans to update its digital strategy with an initial test run “in a small country”.

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Flipkart has eBay India in sights

Three days after a funding round of US$1 billion, Flipkart is moving to acquire eBay India.


Retailtainment boosts Taobao sales late at night

Mainland shopping site Taobao has kicked off a new series of “webisodes” for the late night retailtainment of Chinese.

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Facebook launches new shopping format

Big names sign up to social media giant’s latest commerce play. takes aim at Korea

European luxury online retailer is launching a Korean-language site.

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Indian fashion portal Jabong adds Forever 21  

Indian fashion portal Jabong has added American fashion brand Forever 21 to its product portfolio.


Tencent Holdings revenues soar 48 per cent

Revenues for China’s Tencent Holdings grew by 48 per cent last year.


India’s Flipkart closes $1 billion funding round

Flipkart has closed a US$1 billion funding round, with plans to raise an equal amount over the next few months.

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Lotte Department Stores take in online retailers

Online retailers are set to open 13 outlets at Lotte Department Store branches in the next three months.

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Matsuya opens its own online store in China

Luxury Japanese department store Matsuya has opened its own online store in China.

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Gifts Less Ordinary embraces corporate market

Gifts Less Ordinary has launched a global corporate gifting platform.


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