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Alibaba Group opening VR shop

Alibaba Group Holding aims to open a virtual-reality technology (VR) demonstration shop this month.

Bauhaus International sales slide for quarter

Same-store sales slid 13 per cent year-on-year for Bauhaus International Holdings for its first quarter.

Banila Co moves into Malaysia

South Korean cosmetic manufacturer Banila Co has launched outlets in Malaysia, its fourth overseas market.

Asian bargain-hunters behave differently by country

Asian bargain-hunters shop differently by market, according to new research.

Kadence Singapore scrutinises bargain-hunters

As the Great Singapore Sale gathers pace, Kadence Singapore has run a nine-market study of bargain-hunters.

12cm ‘smart stamp’ moves into FamilyMart

Korean O2O service company 12cm’s smart-stamp service has been launched at Japanese FamilyMart convenience stores.

Carrefour Taiwan opens 86th store

Carrefour Taiwan has opened its 86th store, in Tainan XiMen, southern Taiwan.

Phantaci makes it real in Singapore

Taiwanese streetwear label Phantaci has launched its first overseas boutique, in Singapore.

‘Function vs Fashion’ is Zalora Scholarship theme

Zalora Scholarship theme for 2016 focuses on function in the fashion industry.

Turnover slides for Sa Sa International

Cosmetics retail chain Sa Sa International recorded a 12.8 per cent drop in turnover, sliding to HK$7845.9 million.

Eslite Spectrum to continue China expansion

Taiwan’s Eslite Spectrum, which runs bookstores, shopping malls and restaurants, plans to continue China expansion.

Chinese tourists expected to spend $45b

Chinese tourists will dominate in Asia Pacific this year, according to the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index.