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Department Stores

Department Stores Archives

Best & Less to go public as Australia’s crowded discount sector heats up

The discount department store chain is looking to raise A$72.3 million in an IPO following strong sales growth in 2020.

Would you get married in a department store? Selfridges says ‘I do’

The UK retailer has acquired a licence to host weddings in its London store. But is it a smart move, or just a gimmick?

How Takashimaya is moving with the times

Japanese department store Takashimaya is nearly two centuries old. Here’s how the retailer is adapting to stay relevant ...

Link finishes rebranding its mainland retail properties

Starting last year, the rebranding has been completed in four Link’s retail properties across Mainland, including Jingto...

CU’s first Malaysian store attracts 1000s during first 10 days

More than one third of total sales at CU Centrepoint consisted of instant food products from South Korea.

Is JCPenney’s digital transformation enough to turn the business around?

US department store chain JC Penney recently underwent a digital transformation to help the company shift gears from mer...

Japan’s malls and restaurants brace for Olympics without foreigners

Shopping malls and restaurants in Japan will miss out on a business boom.

UK’s M&S seeks to turbocharge online sales with guest clothes brands

The UK's clothing sector has been hammered by COVID-19 lockdowns, forcing retailers to rely on online channels.

Opinion: Saks’ e-commerce spin-off defies retail logic

In an age where most retailers are focused on breaking down barriers between sales channels, it appears to be a disaster...

Seoul’s largest department store opens its door to public

The ground floor houses a giant indoor waterfall falling from 12 meters up. The Hyundai Seoul is also home to Sounds For...