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Perry Ellis International founder launches buy-back

The founder of Perry Ellis International is leading a US$437 million privatisation of the company.


H&M sales stagnate under weight of record inventory

H&M sales worldwide stagnated in the second quarter, reaching US$5.88 billion.


Google buys US$550 million stake in JD

In a strategic move, Google buys into JD to boost its Asian influence.


Zara owner hits new first quarter revenue record

Inditex Group announced a new first quarter record revenue of €5.7 billion, driven by flagship brand Zara.

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Adidas Originals launches new POD System

Adidas Originals launches newest silhouette ‘Point of Deflection System’.


Trading app Mercari raises US$1.2 billion for global expansion

Japanese used-goods trading app Mercari is seeking to raise up to US$1.2 billion via an IPO to fund overseas expansion.

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Foreign retail brands face tough path to North Korea

Speculation is growing about foreign retail brands planning to enter the once hermit state of North Korea.

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Gap brand gets new chief as overhaul looms

Gap Inc has named a new president and CEO for its troubled Gap brand.


‘Embrace change’ Alibaba CEO tells retail, FMCG executives

“Embrace change,” Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang told delegates to the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Singapore this morning.

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Cirque du Soleil to create mall-based ‘Creactive Centres’

Circus-cum-theatre company Cirque du Soleil has developed a family entertainment concept suited to shopping malls.

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Authentic Brands buys Nine West, Bandolino for US$340 million

Authentic Brands Group has bought the Nine West and Bandolino businesses for US$340 million.

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Carrefour and Google to partner in online retail initiative

Carrefour and Google have formed a strategic partnership to develop innovative online shopping solutions.


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