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Boohoo set to buy Karen Millen and Coast – updated

Fast-growing pure-play online fashion retailer Boohoo is preparing to acquire the Karen Millan and Coast brands.

Amazon in talks over Reliance Retail stake

Amazon is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd’s retail unit to buy a stake in India’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.

Honestbee seeks court protection, owing creditors US$180 million

Sinking in debts of around US$180 million, Singapore grocery retailer Honestbee is seeking court protection from creditors to allow it to restructure.

Suning income soars as O2O strategy pays off

Chinese O2O retailer Suning.com has achieved an operating income for the first half of the year of US$19.4 billion.

Vietnam cross-border e-commerce platform Fado eyes expansion

Fado, the first Vietnam cross-border e-commerce platform, plans to help local SMEs go global.

Superdry India to launch website this month

A dedicated Superdry India website is set to launch later this month.

Fashion tech startup MadThread raised US$500,000

Singapore fashion tech startup MadThread has raised US$500,000 in seed funding.

Changi Airport and DFS launch Singapore online liquor store

Changi Airport Group and DFS Group have launched the first luxury-focused Singapore online liquor store.

JD takes stake in retailer chain Beijing Digital Telecom

Chinese online retail platform JD is acquiring 9 per cent of Beijing Digital Telecom.

Walmart-owned Flipkart opens offline furniture experience centre

Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart has opened a physical furniture experience centre in Bengaluru.

Honestbee back in business with new CEO and backers

Struggling grocery delivery company and grocer Honestbee has a new CEO who has promised to revive the business with the support of investors.

Sephora data breach impacts Asia-Pacific customers

A Sephora data breach has been confirmed, spanning customers from Hong Kong across Southeast Asia and into Australasia.

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