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Champion to launch sustainable streetwear collection, Re:Bound

Athletic apparel brand Champion is to launch a sustainable streetwear collection Re:Bound next month.

AuMake says Covid-19 fast-tracked digital and buy-now-pay-later plans

Daigou business AuMake said the closure of its physical stores fast-tracked the company’s online development, launching the Broadway Online platform which gained significant momentum during the quarter.

Ikea expands famous meatball range to include plant-based option

The Swedish retailer Ikea’s famous meatballs have gone vegetarian with a new plant-based option going on sale in Europe, and headed for Asia Pacific soon.

Australia’s Ultra Violette chooses Hong Kong for first offshore foray

Sunscreen brand Ultra Violette is to launch its Skinscreens range internationally with The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, its first retailer outside Australia.

Rising to the occasion: bakeries move upmarket

How artisan bakeries and patisseries are exciting the taste buds of consumers all over the world.

Havaianas invests $US50 million in Asian expansion plan

Undeterred by the advent of Covid-19, Brazilian flip-flop brand Havaianas is investing US$50 million into expansion of its retail footprint across Asia-Pacific between now and 2024.

AmorePacific buys into Australian luxury skincare brand

South Korean beauty firm AmorePacific has acquired a substantial minority stake in Australian luxury skincare brand Rationale.

Spotlight Singapore Westgate draws opening day queues

Australian manchester and hobbycraft retailer Spotlight has opened a second outlet at Westgate shopping mall.

End days for Esprit Australia and New Zealand stores

Esprit Australia and New Zealand stores are to close after years of mounting losses.

Singapore beats Bangkok in Asian tourist spending

While Bangkok is still the most-visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead in Asian tourist spending.

Car added to Changi Millionaire prizes

Changi Airport has added a car prize to its annual flagship “Be a Changi Millionaire” retail promotion this year.

Gifts Less Ordinary embraces corporate market

Gifts Less Ordinary has launched a global corporate gifting platform.