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Furnishings retailer West Elm taps AI technology

US furnishings retailer West Elm has introduced an online tool to help customers find products from their style inspirations.

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Philippine retail industry booming

The Philippine retail industry is expected to account for a fifth of the country’s overall economic output in the next decade.

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Tim Ho Wan outlets hit as Dim Sum Delight closes

Dim Sum Delight, which runs Tim Ho Wan restaurants in Malaysia, has stopped trading.

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H&M India puts focus on second-tier cities

H&M India will open eight more stores over the next six months with a focus on second-tier cities.

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Cassia Investments teams with Italian designer to buy Shanghai Tang

Cassia Investments has partnered with fashion entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli to acquire Shanghai Tang from Richemont.

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Decathlon Philippines launches in Festival Mall

Decathlon Philippines opens its first store today, in Festival Mall, Muntinlupa City.

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Jollibee Foods beats blockade for 1000th branch

Jollibee Foods Corporation about to open Philippines’ 1000th branch of Jollibee in Bonifacio Global City.

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Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada boosted to 83 per cent

Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada has reached about 83 per cent after the e-commerce giant bought out all but one other investor.

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Xiaomi Hong Kong opens second flagship

Xiaomi Hong Kong has opened its second flagship store, in Hang Lung Centre.

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Circle K rebranding to roll out globally

The Circle K rebranding is about to gain pace as the parent company puts new livery on 10,000 convenience stores.

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New Dairy Farm CEO named

Dairy Farm CEO Graham Allan is to step down on August 31, to be replaced by ex Coles Supermarkets Australia chief.

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US franchise Anytime Fitness hits China

US franchise Anytime Fitness is the first gym group to join China’s growing franchise community, traditionally dominated by restaurants and retail outlets.

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