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Major South Korean convenience-store chain CU is preparing to accept payments in cryptocurrency.
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The Harvey Nichols flagship at Pacific Place has reopened after a three-month refurbishment, adopting a new store model which takes up just half the space of the original store.
Struggling grocery retailer and delivery startup Honestbee has been granted a four-month debt moratorium by the Singapore High Court. While two months shorter than the protection period the company sought from the court, it allows the business to restructure free from creditor pressure. Reports by Singapore business media show Honestbee owed around US$236 million in curre…
Japansese fashion retailer Uniqlo and Toray Industries are creating clothes made from recycled plastic bottles, which will go on sale next year in Singapore and other Asian markets.
Character brand Line Friends has launched an online fashion customisation platform where consumers can purchase personalised fashion items based on their lifestyles.
Tofugear has published its annual Asia Digital Transformation Report, in which 150 Asian retail leaders and executives spokes of their innovation plans.
Foreign Lush customers in Japan can now shop without language barriers as the brand launches the first language-free concept store in Shinjuku district.
Starbucks and Alibaba have teamed up to allow consumers in China to order coffee using their Tmall Genie smart speaker.
South Korean retail giant Shinsegae is developing a cashierless grocery-store modelled on the Amazon Go concept.
Rakuten has partnered with Seiyu to launch Japan’s first autonomous delivery robots service with JD in Umikaze Park.
Fibre and technology firm The Lycra Company is launching its first branded elastane made with recycled content.