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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.

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.

Honor TVs launched by Huawei running new OS

Newly launched Honor TVs are the first in the world to carry Huawei’s own operating system HarmonyOS.

Pomelo Purpose range now features recycled PET fabric

The Pomelo Purpose sustainability range now features recycled PET materials.

Honestbee seeks court protection, owing creditors US$180 million

Sinking in debts of around US$180 million, Singapore grocery retailer Honestbee is seeking court protection from creditors to allow it to restructure.

JR East to open first unmanned, cashless NewDays convenience store

Japanese railway firm JR East is launching an unmanned, cashless NewDays convenience store at its Musashisakai Station.

AS Watson launches in-store DNA-tests with Prenetics

AS Watson Group has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with genetics and digital-health company Prenetics in Asia and Europe.

JD takes stake in retailer chain Beijing Digital Telecom

Chinese online retail platform JD is acquiring 9 per cent of Beijing Digital Telecom.

Honestbee back in business with new CEO and backers

Struggling grocery delivery company and grocer Honestbee has a new CEO who has promised to revive the business with the support of investors.

Singapore startup Tuzo wants to help retailers hyper-personalise stores

Singaporean tech startup Tuzo is using AI to help retailers hyper personalise stores.

How to win at China’s New Retail

New Retail uses technology to merge online, offline, logistics, big data, cloud computing, entertainment and social media into a seamless shopping experience.

Starbucks buys stake in retail-technology startup Brightloom

Starbucks has bought into Brightloom, a US tech company is working to create a best-in-class end-to-end digital customer experience platform for the restaurant industry.


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