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Skechers China sales growth has fuelled optimism for the shoe brand after it reported a huge slump in sales for the June quarter due to Covid-19 lockdowns.
In China, Gentle Monster has unveiled its new Hangzhou flagship concept called ‘Memory’ – yet another amazing avant garde installation-meets retail space.
Amid the hype for Starbucks Korea’s small suitcases offered under its reward programme, customers’ competition to get camping chairs, another promotional item, ran high this week ahead of an end to the seasonal event.
Renowned for being ‘the breakfast staple of Koreans’, sandwich chain Isaac Toast has just opened its second store in Hong Kong – seven months since its debut at Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza.
7-Eleven has hit a new milestone with the opening of its 71,100th store.
Fashion label Burberry is optimistic about a post-Covid-19 recovery as sales began to return to normal in Asia during the June quarter.
Indeed, subscription services have already evolved into many forms here expanding into diverse areas, including e-books, cosmetics, video streaming services and even rentals of Kia Motors Corp’s premium models.
South Korea beauty giant AmorePacific has launched its luxury brand Sulwhasoo across India exclusively with Indian retailer Nykaa.
Starbucks, marking its 21st year in South Korea with more than 1400 stores across the country, will open its first bakery cafe this month.
A South Korean government-led retail sale festival designed to boost spending amid the coronavirus outbreak ended yesterday.
Samsung has created an experiential concept store in south Seoul, dubbed Samsung Infinity, showcasing its products across multiple categories.
Unlike shopping malls struggling in the aftermath of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, discount warehouses are seeing continuous growth.