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Books & stationery

Eslite plans mega store in Kuala Lumpur

Eslite plans mega store in Kuala Lumpur

Taiwanese bookstore Eslite is to open its first store in Malaysia at the refurbished The Starhill in Kuala Lumpur, its first foray into Southeast Asia. The Starhill’s operator YTL Land & Development and...
Omni-channel focus rescues Central Retail’s bottom line
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Hai An, Vietnam’s biggest bookstore, opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Books & stationery Archives

How to survive in turbulent times, according to a Barnes & Noble exec

Kacey Sharrett, Barnes & Noble’s VP of e-commerce and digital, has faced some pretty turbulent times in her retail caree...
Tsutaya Book in Ginza

Japan’s Tsutaya Books opens first China outlet, in Hangzhou

Japan’s Tsutaya Books has launched its first China outlet in Hangzhou, set to be followed by a second store later this y...

Thailand’s Central Group buys OfficeMate, B2S parent for US$390 million

Central Retail (CRC) is to buy out COL Public Company, the parent company of Thai retail chains OfficeMate, B2S and Meb ...

Moleskine’s new CEO discusses creativity and the brand’s plans for Asia

Premium brand Moleskine is setting its eyes on Asia as a major potential growth market, planning expansion both online a...

Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite to close more locations this year

Well-known Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite has announced the shuttering of three further stores in a series of high-pro...