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Department Stores

Department Stores Archives

BHG teams with Raffles City in new curated brands marketplace

Spanning levels 1 and 2 of the shopping mall, One Assembly will take over the space previously occupied by Robinsons dep...

Thai department stores must revise business models to stay relevant

Improved shopping experiences, inventive activities and value-added programs.
Marks & Spencer Singapore

Marks & Spencer to close Singapore store, but ‘fully committed’ to city

Robinsons' demise causes sibling store's unexpected closure.
Debenhams store

It’s all over for Debenhams as liquidators appointed

Founded in 1778, Debenhams administrators have decided to liquidate the business after failing to find a buyer.

Harvey Norman sales suffer in Asia, global profit explodes

Malaysia's continued movement restrictions hurt instore sales for the department store.

South Korean department stores are being converted into culture spaces

South Korean department stores are transforming outlets from simple shopping centres into culture spaces.
Tops Thailand

Omni-channel focus rescues Central Retail’s bottom line

Central Retail Corporation says a pivot from offline to full-scale omnichannel has helped restore sales to almost the le...
Selfridges London

Andrew Keith departs Lane Crawford to head up Selfridges

Andrew Keith, president of Lane Crawford, has been picked to head up historic London-based luxury retailer Selfridges & ...
Robinsons Singapore

Singapore’s Robinsons department store to shut down after 162 years

Singapore’s department store Robinsons is closing its last two brick-and-mortar outlets, ending an era dating back 162 y...

CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust takes hit from Covid-19

Shopping centre operator CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust suffered a 17.2 per cent hit to quarterly income, which was knoc...