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Toy retailer Hamley’s set to be sold to Indian retailer

Toy retailer Hamleys is set to have its fourth owner in 15 years since it was taken private by an Icelandic investor.

Marquee Brands acquires Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse

Marquee Brands has acquired Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse from Sequential Group.

Supermodel Gigi Hadid slammed for McDonald’s role

Supermodel Gigi Hadid is facing criticism over her recent promotional Instagram post for McDonald’s.

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.

Asian grocery market to top US$4.264 trillion by 2023

The Asian grocery market will generate US$4.264 trillion of sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined.

Primark opens world’s largest fashion store

Primark has launched the world’s largest fashion store in Birmingham, the UK.

Tesco Asia sales fall as restructure takes effect

Tesco Asia like-for-like sales fell 6.2 per cent last year.

Levi’s to open 100 stores this year

San Francisco-based retailer Levi Strauss announced plans to open 100 new company-operated stores this year.

LVMH global revenue rises 16 per cent in first quarter

LVMH global revenue rose 16 per cent in the first quarter of this year, with Asia and every other geographical market fuelling growth.

Lush UK to close all social media accounts

Beauty and wellbeing retailer Lush UK will close its social media accounts this week.

Lenders take control of Debenhams

Debenhams plc, the top holding company of the struggling UK department store chain, Debenhams, has gone into administration.

H&M tries its luck in US$51 billion used-clothing market

Fast-fashion brand H&M is testing its fortunes in the fast-growing used-clothing market.

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