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EuroShop 2020 in Germany rocks retail

EuroShop 2020 not only looks back on more than 50 years of history of success, but it will be as well the 20th EuroShop.

Jollibee Canada expands into Alberta as it eyes 100 stores

Jollibee Canada is continuing its expansion, opening its first store in Alberta this Friday, at Edmonton.

Reliance-Tiffany partnership in India wins approval

The Reliance-Tiffany partnership in India will allow Tiffany & Co to offset subdued demand in US and Europe, says data and analytics company GlobalData.

San Francisco’s Re:store store aims to change the way we shop

San Francisco-based retail space and collaboration hub Re:store has been launched to help customers discover “Insta-famous” products into a tangible and immersive experience.

The North Face reveals its future with New York store

Activewear label The North Face has initiated its global retail strategy with the opening of a new store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighbourhood last Friday.  The brand will transform its existing locations to create a stronger connection with consumers and evolve The North Face retail environment into a space that feels more like the brand and less like a store.  The 8000sqft ve…

Edward Razek, controversial Victoria’s Secret marketing chief, quits

Longtime Victoria’s Secret chief marketing officer Edward Razek will resign following months of negative PR centred on his comments about plus-size and transgender models

Habit Burger heads to Cambodia

The Habit Restaurants is set to expand its Habit Burger Grill franchise throughout Cambodia in partnership with Amory F&B in a 25-store development agreement.

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.

Jack Wills sold; Hong Kong stores closed

Struggling UK fashion chain Jack Wills has been bought by Sports Direct for £12.75 million after being placed in administration.

Levi Strauss ‘deliberate’ in moving production out of China

Levi Strauss & Co has been “deliberate and diligent” in moving production out of China because of uncertainty hanging over tariffs on goods imported from China.

Central Group plans to spin off retail division

Thai mall operator Central Group will list its Central Retail Corporation unit, combining retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy.

Starbucks China sales and transaction volume grow in third quarter

Starbucks China sales growth out-paced the rest of Asia in the third quarter, up 6 per cent on a same-store basis and 2 per cent by transaction volume.

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