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Lenovo Experience Store opens at Singapore’s Funan

Lenovo has opened an Experience Store opens at Singapore’s Funan mall, offering an online-to-offline experience.

Visa takes stake in startup Go-Jek

Digital-payments company Visa has invested an undisclosed amount into Southeast Asian ride-sharing startup Go-Jek.

Saha Group set to open the first unmanned stores in Thailand

Consumer goods retailer Saha will launch its first unmanned stores in Thailand within three months.

Thai bank invests in Go-Jek to take on Grab

Siam Commercial Bank has made a “significant investment” in Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek.

Prada to phase out virgin nylon

Luxury Italian fashion brand Prada has launched six bags made from regenerated nylon, as the first stage in a plan to phase out virgin nylon during the next two years.

Courts Singapore opens first IoT store at Funan mall

Courts Singapore has opened its first Internet of Things store at Funan mall.

Precision marketing set to surge in Apac

Asia Pacific is poised for growth in precision marketing given the increasing base of 2 billion online users.

Hong Kong’s retail leasing market easing

Hong Kong’s retail leasing market is showing signs of slowing in tandem with easing retail sales.

Nu Skin flagship ‘future proofs’ its format

Health-and-beauty firm Nu Skin is rolling out a new store design based on its Shenzhen flagship, which opened in November last year.

Will retailers be fast enough for Ramadan in 2020?

Across the globe, the Holy Month of Ramadan sees a significant change in the daily lives of around a quarter of the world’s population, as families gather to celebrate.

How to unleash the power of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has been a buzzword in the retail industry for some time now – now companies are putting words into action.

Rakuten to test autonomous delivery robots in Japan

A Japanese collective including Yamato Transport and Rakuten will partner with the Japanese government in a road test of autonomous delivery robots.

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