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Sheng Siong looks for new store sites as sales and profit grows

Singapore supermarket operator Sheng Siong says it plans to open more stores across the city in the wake of a 7.4-per-cent profit increase last year.

Indonesian beauty brand Natasha Skincare to launch in Malaysia

Indonesian beauty brand Natasha Skincare is to launch in Malaysia after forming a local joint venture with JCG Investment.

Bossini loss balloons as protests hit Hong Kong sales

Apparel retailer Bossini has revealed a loss of HK$93.7 million during the six months to December – more than triple the $25.7 million loss of the same period a year earlier.

How Robinsons developed an app to boost loyalty and engagement

Singapore-headquartered department-store chain Robinsons has built a 120,000-strong loyalty programme database in just 18 months using an app-based solution.

JustCo turns to malls for co-working locations

Coworking space provider JustCo is turning to shopping malls as it looks to double its Asia-Pacific presence this year.

Coronavirus may fundamentally change retail across Asia

The coronavirus is driving many Asian consumers to shop online – and it could mark the early stages of a long-term fundamental shift in the region’s retail industry.

CapitaLand launches fund to help retailers impacted by coronavirus

Capitaland is taking measures to support its 3500 retail tenants across its malls in Singapore in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic.

Singapore retail sales flat in December

Singapore retail sales were flat in December, after motor vehicles were removed from the data, rising by a mere 0.1 per cent.

OUE buys Indonesia’s Maxx coffee chain

Singapore investment firm OUE has acquired a majority stake in owner of the Maxx coffee chain in Indonesia and Singapore.

Frasers Property takes over AsiaMalls Management in Singapore

Multinational real estate and property management company Frasers Property is set to acquire AsiaMalls Management and its portfolio of five malls in Singapore.

Savoir Singapore showroom opens

Savoir Singapore has opened its first showroom as the luxury bed manufacturer continues its expansion across Asia.

6ixty8ight joins Shopee and SSG platforms

International fashion lingerie and apparel label 6ixty8ight has made its debut on Shopee and SGG.com.