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Pomelo Bangkok store network expands

The Pomelo Bangkok network is growing fast as the omnichannel fashion-tech brand opens an outlet in Central Rama 3, with two more planned this year.

‘Sales War’ looms as South Korean Shopping Festival begins

A South Korean Shopping Festival is about to begin, modelled on the likes of Black Friday in the US and Singles’ Day in China. Fierce competition is expected among e-commerce companies this year as well as they take on brick-and-mortar retailers. As recently as a couple years ago, November was an off-season for shopping in South Korea with only a few vendors holding promotional ev…

Zalora launches childrenswear category

Online fashion platform Zalora is entering the childrenswear market.

Alibaba revives IPO plan, likely to list after 11.11 say sources

Alibaba is resuming plans to list on the Hong Kong exchange in a move expected to raise US$10–15 billion.

Brick-and-mortar travel agents still have a future – if they adapt

With today’s digital age and millennial generation, thriving as a brick-and-mortar travel agents has been challenging, but possible, says global travel technology company Amadeus.

Rebag creates an app that appraises the resale value of bags

Fashion re-commerce company Rebag has launched a software that instantly reveal the current resale value of handbags.

Bullish on e-commerce, SSI Group takes Zara Philippines online

SSI Group is taking Zara Philippines online, betting on the country’s growing e-commerce market to boost the Spanish fashion brand’s sales.

Digital-savvy consumers are transforming consumer shopping behaviour, says report

Fast-emerging digital technologies are transforming consumer shopping behaviour, according to a new report by KPMG China and GS1 Hong Kong.

Shopee to focus on growing market share in Southeast Asia

Singaporean online shopping business Shopee is aiming to boost its market share in Southeast Asia.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Carousell launches anti-counterfeit program to protect brand partners

Online classified-ad service Carousell is launching an anti-counterfeit program that aims to identify fake goods being listed for sale.

Jack Ma talks about the key to Alibaba’s success

Forbes Media has presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Alibaba Group founder and partner Jack Ma, hailing the impact of Alibaba since its launch.