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Asia cited as Ted Baker swings to a loss

UK fashion house Ted Baker has slumped into the red in the first half of the year, its position not helped by a 15.2-per-cent fall in sales in Asia.

Citi partners with Lazada to launch co-branded credit card

The financial services giant Citi has partnered with Lazada Group to launch the new Lazada Citi credit card in Southeast Asia.

Honestbee wins creditor reprieve

Struggling grocery retailer and delivery startup Honestbee has been granted a four-month debt moratorium by the Singapore High Court.  While two months shorter than the protection period the company sought from the court, it allows the business to restructure free from creditor pressure.  Reports by Singapore business media show Honestbee owed around US$236 million in curre…

Croquant Chou Zakuzaku makes Singapore debut

Japanese bakery brand Croquant Chou Zakuzaku will open its first store in Singapore next month.

Sales at Ikea stores in Southeast Asia exceed SG$1 billion

Sales at Ikea stores in Southeast Asia exceeded SG$1 billion for the first time this year, reflecting healthy growth for a big-box retail business.

Off-White launches new space at Windows flagship

New Off-White space launches at Windows Orchard Road flagship

GIC buys into Vietnam’s Vingroup retail unit

A GIC-led investment group has purchased a minority shareholding in a Vingroup JSC retail business for US$500 million.

Japanese baker Hattendo to franchise stores in Hong Kong

Japanese baker Hattendo is planning to ramp up its store rollout in Asia, with particular focus on Greater China and Southeast Asia. Japanese baker Hattendo is planning to ramp up its store rollout in Asia, with particular focus on Greater China and Southeast Asia. The company – known for its cream-filled buns – already has stores in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Its next stop …

Singapore retail sales slip again in July

Singapore retail sales in July fell by 2.4 per cent after motor vehicles were excluded from the data.

Shopee smashes its own records for 9.9 Super Shopping Day

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has concluded its most successful 9.9 Super Shopping Day to date.

CapitaLand opens Raffles City mall in Chongqing

Capitaland has opened a 235,000sqm Raffles City mall in Chongqing – the first stage of a 1.12 million sqm megastructure in the Chinese city.

Singapore brands get gateway to China through Kinofy-run festival

Singapore brands from the beauty, health and lifestyle sectors are about to gain additional exposure in Mainland China.

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