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Amazon China to close mainland store as losses mount

Amazon China is about to stop selling local goods to local shoppers.

Gamification: a key to experiential retailing on and offline

Can gamification help breach the retail digital divide, building customer loyalty and engagement?

Walmart and Kidbox launch subscription service

International retailer Walmart and Kidbox, the curated childrenswear subscription service, are teaming up to offer Walmart.com customers an exclusive, curated stylebox for kids.

Tmall launches new products gateway on Taobao mobile app

Alibaba’s Tmall has launched a dedicated gateway for customers to discover new products through the Taobao mobile app.

Carousell raises US$56 million

Singaporean m-commerce platform Carousell has raised US$56 million from Naspers.

@Cosme flagship store opens on Tmall

Japanese beauty portal Istyle has launched an @Cosme flagship store on Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall.

Indian startup WoodenStreet thrives on O2O model

Indian furniture startup WoodenStreet is targeting 15 additional experience stores in the territory by the end of the year.

Zilingo raises fresh funding

Online marketplace Zilingo has raised US$226 million in its recent Series D funding.

Shiseido and Alibaba to co-create products for Chinese consumers

A new joint Shiseido and Alibaba office will house a team of around 20 Shiseido employees by next year

Roots Canada opens first Hong Kong store

Premium outdoor lifestyle brand Roots Canada has opened its first Hong Kong store this month, at Harbour City.

H&M to tell customers exactly where their clothes were made

Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M announced it will add more information to its products on its website later this month as part of a move to create greater product transparency.

South Korean online retail sales post double-digit growth

South Korean online sales posted double-digit growth in February based on soaring demand for air purifiers.

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