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First Mott 32 Singapore restaurant opens at Marina Bay Sands

After Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Seoul and Vancouver, the opening of Mott 32 Singapore brings the brand’s approach to regional Chinese cuisine to the Lion City.

International merchants embracing Chinese mobile payments, says report

A new survey by Alipay and Nielsen has found overseas merchants are actively exploring digital operations via Chinese mobile payments to increase sales and customer traffic.

‘Jeweller to the stars’ Mouawad eyes Asian rollout

Dubai- and Geneva-headquartered Mouawad Group – dubbed jewellers to the stars – is planning to open stores across Asia.

Malaysia’s Leather Avenue to expand across Asia

Malaysian leather goods and bags retailer Leather Avenue is planning a complete store redesign across its more than 30 outlets in Malaysia.

Global exclusive Kiehl’s Lunar New Year store launched at Changi Airport

New York skincare brand Kiehl’s has opened one of its largest airside airport pop-up executions in the region to date at Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal 3.

7-Eleven Singapore partners with Pay2Home to serve the unbanked

7-Eleven Singapore will collect cash payments for transactions initiated via home-grown financial-services company Pay2Home’s digital platform.

CapitaLand wins rights to manage Bugis Village for up to nine years

Singapore property developer CapitaLand is set to refurbish the Bugis Village and Bugis Street retail spaces after winning a joint tender to manage both from the Singapore Land Authority.

Clarins Skin Spa opens at Singapore’s Ion Orchard

A Clarins Skin Spa has opened at Singapore’s Ion Orchard after relocating from the Wheelock Place location where it traded for 24 years.

Braun Buffel unveils new store design at Ion Orchard

Braun Buffel has launched its new store concept at Ion Orchard in Singapore, creating a brand experience with multiple physical and digital touch-points. The store’s facade features Champagne-gold fonts against soft white frames. To create a modern look, marble stone tiles in light grey with streaks of white tones are used. Hand-brushed finishes on the cement provide a three-dimensional textured effect on both the floors and w…

Assa Abloy plans 500 Yale Smart Shop franchise stores across Asia

Locks and security-solutions company Assa Abloy plans to expand its Yale Smart Shop franchise network to 500 stores across Asia after a successful pilot in Toa Payoh, Singapore.

Don Don Donki opens largest Singapore store yet

Don Don Donki has opened a new store at Jem mall in Jurong, its largest store yet in Singapore.  Spanning two floors, Don Don Donki at Jem mall has turned the old Marks & Spencer department-store space into its food court.  The new Don Don Donki store offers a wide selection of Japanese products including lifestyle, homewares and cosmetics. It also features a sushi coun…

Ignoring AI in retail will cost market share and sales, warns expert

AI in retail has grown beyond a mysterious buzzword to a tool for revolution in retail – but adoption rates are lagging other industries.