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BreadTalk delisted after privatisation plan completed

Singaporean bakery and restaurant operator BreadTalk is to be delisted from the Singapore stock exchange following its mandatory acquisition by BTG Holding.

Asia-Pacific apparel market models

Asia-Pacific apparel markets well placed to survive Covid-19 fallout

Asia-Pacific apparel markets are better placed to counter the impact from the Covid-19 crisis than those of North America and Europe, according to research from GlobalData.

Foodpanda in Singapore to deliver Guardian products

Delivery platform Foodpanda in Singapore is to start delivering health and beauty products from Guardian stores.

Teafolia to close down, Singapore’s latest victim of Covid-19

Singaporean bubble tea brand Teafolia has permanently ceased operations in the territory, announcing the news to fans on its Facebook account..

CapitaLand Singapore malls test new technology in Covid-19 fight

Singapore shopping-mall operator CapitaLand plans to roll out “innovative tech solutions” in its properties as the city state prepares for phase one reopening tomorrow.

Abercrombie & Fitch sales tumble 51 per cent in Asia

US apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch suffered a 51-per-cent fall in sales in Asia Pacific as Covid-19 forced store closures across the region.

Li & Fung completes delisting, to focus on ‘new journey’

Hong Kong-headquartered supply-chain solutions company Li & Fung has formally delisted, ending 28 years as a public company.

CapitaLand launches new e-commerce platforms in Singapore

CapitaLand has launched new e-commerce and food ordering platforms in Singapore, dubbed eCapitaMall and Capita3Eats.

Job portal Mybrands launched for Singapore’s fashion retail industry

Retail-solutions consultancy IDA’SG is launching a niche job portal for fashion, beauty and lifestyle retail firms in Singapore.

Italy’s Bulgari launches online in Singapore before home

Italian jewellery firm Bulgari has launched an e-commerce platform in Singapore prior to opening online services in its home territory.

Task force to review Singapore retail reopening plan

The roadmap towards a safe Singapore retail reopening is in the hands of a task force established by the Singapore Retailers Association and Restaurant Association of Singapore.

Live streaming helps Lazada sellers boost sales during lockdowns

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada says total gross merchandise volume (GMV) generated through its LazLive livestreaming service increased by 45 per cent month-on-month during April.