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SmarTone launches online store

Hong Kong’s SmarTone launches an online store offering smartphones and accessories for international brands.

Chinese spend $13.8bn abroad during Spring Festival

Chinese overseas travellers spent US$13.8 billion overseas during this month’s Spring Festival.

Asda’s record sales slump

Online supermarket Asda’s same-store sales slumped further than expected in its fourth quarter.

Asda’s record sales slump

Online supermarket Asda’s same-store sales slumped further than expected in its fourth quarter.

Alipay, WeChat drive China Jo-Jo sales

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, the China-based multichannel pharmaceutical and healthcare retailer, says customers are embracing WeChat and Alipay to buy its goods from mobile phones.

March debut for Le Pain Quotidien Hong Kong

With more than 230 restaurants in 18 countries, Le Pain Quotidien Hong Kong will mark its 19th market, its third in Asia after India and Japan.

PappaRich expands into Hong Kong

Malaysian restaurant chain group PappaRich has opened its first Hong Kong outlet, marking a strategic move in its Asian expansion.

eCommerce growth a bright spot amid retail gloom

Retail sales growth globally slowed in 2015 – but eCommerce growth bucked the trend.

Show DC signs Korean food partner

Bangkok retail and entertainment mega-complex Show DC has brought in Korea’s YG Foods to set up a $15 million integrated K-pop space on its rooftop deck.

Featured store: Dior Ion Orchard

Dior has released images of its new Ion Orchard store demonstrating the “perfect balance of elegance and class” in the design.

Featured store: Dior Ion Orchard

Dior has released images of its new Ion Orchard store demonstrating the “perfect balance of elegance and class” in the design.

Wendy’s pays off for Global Yellow Pages

Global Yellow Pages says its diversification into food and property is paying off as its once core business continues to decline.