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Malaysia’s Sunway Pyramid launches online platform for Hari Raya

Malaysia’s Sunway Pyramid mall has launched an online platform to help customers purchase safely during Hari Raya celebrations this year.

Malaysia’s Mygroser looks to expand as Covid-19 boosts demand

Malaysian digital grocer Mygroser is raising its first public funding round as it enhances its delivery capacities in the midst of the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

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Iconic menswear retailer TM Lewin sold to PE investor

Iconic British menswear retailer TM Lewin has been sold by Bain Capital to private-equity company SCP through its new subsidiary Torque Brands.

Marks & Spencer Food teams with Foodpanda in three markets

Marks & Spencer Food is now available through the Foodpanda food-delivery app in three Asian markets: Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

Shopee Malaysia starts selling Covid-19 test kits, booking online consultations

Malaysian online medical service DoctorOnCall has entered into a partnership with Shopee Malaysia to sell Covid-19 tests online.

Eating at home will be ‘the new reality’ for Asian consumers after Covid-19

Covid-19 has changed Asian customers’ habits, especially in Hong Kong, as more of them decide to eat at home, according to research from Nielsen.

Parkson loses Cambodian court battle with landlord

Malaysian department-store operator Parkson has lost a court case in Cambodia, being ordered to pay US$144.5 million in damages to its landlord Hassan.

Esprit to close all of its Asian stores by June 30

Crippled apparel group Esprit is to close all its stores in Asia, except those in Mainland China, by the end of June.

Sunway Malls retailers granted flexible operating hours post MCO

Malaysian mall operator Sunway Malls is testing a new policy to allow non-essential retailers to implement flexible operating hours following the advent of government movement control orders.

Cath Kidston to close UK stores, focus on Asia, wholesale and online

British home-furnishings and apparel retailer Cath Kidston will permanently close all 60 of its stores in the UK, realigning itself as a wholesaler and online brand.

Four ways the Covid-19 pandemic will reshape shopping behaviour in Asia

Shopping behaviour in Asia will be redefined by the Covid-19 crisis, according to new research from retail solutions provider Tofugear, Digital Consumer in Asia 2020.

Zalora pursues sustainable fashion ecosystem in Southeast Asia

Zalora is positioning itself as the first online fashion retailer in Southeast Asia to create a sustainable fashion ecosystem, achieving positive change in environmental impact, and inspiring customers to shop in a more conscious way.