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JD quarterly sales rise but loss balloons

JD quarterly sales reached RMB122.3 billion (US$218.5 billion) for the three months to June 30.


Digital strategies boost Hong Kong Circle K sales

Digital and creative marketing strategies have been credited for rising sales at Hong Kong Circle K and Saint Honore stores.

Walmart shopping cart

Walmart sales boom, but bottom line result underwhelms

Walmart sales in the US rose at the strongest rate in more than a decade during the latest quarter.


Regulatory delays slow Tencent Holdings growth

Tencent Holdings has recorded its first quarterly fall in profits in 13 years, hampered by government delays in approving new online games.

EZBuy Pakistan

Ezbuy Pakistan response ‘overwhelming’ since launch

Ezbuy Pakistan is already the nation’s largest e-commerce site, offering 3 million products.


Overhaul implemented for 11street Malaysia

Online marketplace 11street Malaysia is being overhauled following a partnership with PUC Ventures.

HM Back to school

H&M launches new e-commerce site and app in US

H&M’s new website and app introduce a slew of new features and services aimed squarely at converting younger consumers.

Brookstone Retail Store Sign

Brookstone files for bankruptcy – again

Quirky gadget retailer Brookstone has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection – for the second time.

Ahop X

Fung family takes US$35 million stake in ShopX

The Fung family has invested US$35 million in Indian technology platform ShopX.

Cafe24 and Shibuya109

Cafe24 and Shibuya109 partner in O2O concept

Cafe24 and Shibuya109 have created a twin-country O2O concept.

The Real Real

The RealReal concept store showcases O2O innovation

Luxury consignment retailer The RealReal has opened a brick-and-mortar concept store on the US West Coast.

Uniqlo moblie assistant

Uniqlo mobile assistant uses Google voice recognition technology

Japanese retailer Uniqlo has launched a mobile assistant using Google voice recognition technology to personalise recommendations for customers.


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