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Maxis store designers create ‘retail experience of the future’

Australian retail design firm Public Design Group and retail consultancy Fitch have collaborated to create a “retail experience of the future” for Malaysian telco Maxis.

Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

Alibaba Group boosted second-quarter revenues by 42 per cent, as the number of active users on its e-commerce sites grew by 20 million.

Shopee signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has appointed global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador.

BreadTalk Group CEO quits, citing personal reasons

BreadTalk Group CEO Henry Chu has resigned, citing “personal and health reasons”.

Sephora Hong Kong confirms September opening and promises new brands

Sephora Hong Kong will open its new flagship store at IFC mall in “early September” the company announced yesterday.

7-Eleven Japan suffers first sales decline in nearly a decade

Japanese convenience-store chain 7-Eleven has suffered its first year-on-year downturn in more than nine years.

Tata launches steel retail store for consumers

Indian steel manufacturer Tata Steel has launched a steel retail store called Steeljunction in an attempt to create new paradigms in the industry for B2C consumers.

Starbucks Korea profit leaps 28 per cent

Starbucks Korea has reported a 28-per-cent year-on-year jump in its operating profit in the first half of the year.

Yue Yuen to move more production into Southeast Asia as trade war rolls on

Yue Yuen says it expects to move more of its manufacturing from China to other Southeast Asia countries as the US-China trade conflict shows no sign of abating.

South Korean chains stop selling DHC products after offensive YouTube slur

South Korean health-and-beauty stores have suspended sales of products from Japanese beauty firm DHC Corp, after the company made offensive remarks about Koreans.

Falling spend by mainland Chinese dent Sogo department store sales

Sogo department store parent Lifestyle International has been impacted by falling spending by mainland Chinese visitors and the early stages of the extradition bill protests.

Tokyo restaurant Kikanbo opens first Hong Kong restaurant

Tokyo restaurant Kikanbo is to open its first Hong Kong restaurant in Causeway Bay.

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