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The maturing mall mix: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur chief talks the future of malls

In May next year, Kuala Lumpur’s next supermall will open in the suburb best known for hosting the 1998 Commonwealth Games.  Pavilion Bukit Jalil shopping centre is being developed by the same team behind the downtown Kuala Lumpur Pavilion. Once completed, the 1.8 million sqft development will have a catchment of 1.9 million people, 85 per cent of them locals, the balance tourists. The centre will feature a 300,000sqft mu…

JD Worldwide to introduce more Korean brands in China

JD Worldwide has teamed with LG and Korea International Trade Association (KITA) to introduce more Korean brands to Chinese customers.

Hugo Boss expands online reach into Asia, Australia

has added 22 more countries to its e-commerce portfolio, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Singapore, along with markets in Europe.

New Lazada CEO named

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada has appointed Chun Li as its new CEO, succeeding Pierre Poignant, who will head to parent Alibaba Group.

Diesel unveils Hyperoom, a 360-degree selling platform and virtual showroom

Diesel has unveiled Hyperoom, a 360-degree selling platform and exhibition space, which resembles the Diesel’s physical showroom in Milan.

Singapore startup to open ghost kitchens globally

Singaporean foodtech firm TiffinLabs is creating an international network of ghost kitchens based in more than 1000 locations globally.

Hong Kong e-commerce market tipped to reach $25 billion by 2023

The Hong Kong e-commerce market is expected to expand 40 per cent to a value of $25 billion by 2023 on the back of consumer adoption of bank transfers and digital wallets.

Personalisation principles to get us from now to the ‘new normal’

As a reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic consumer behavior is changing on a dime, in new and frankly unpredictable ways, advises AB Tasty.

Instagram opening shopping feature to influencers

According to Instagram, the change will go live on July 9 in every country that supports Instagram Shopping.

Facebook Shops launches into South Korea

Facebook Shops has launched in South Korea to compete in a booming e-commerce market, and following roll out in Europe and the US.

Amazon pledges US$2 billion in Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has pledged US$2 billion for a Climate Pledge Fund to foster sustainable technologies and services that will enable it to achieve net zero carbon.

Singapore virtual fashion festival planned for August

The Front Row, a Singapore virtual fashion festival, has been announced for August 20, showcasing regional and local labels.