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Rakuten Taiwan launches Rakuma

Rakuten Taiwan has launched the new consumer-to-consumer app Rakuma – marking the first offshore market for the Japanese concept.

eCommerce hits Sun Art profits

Sun Art, China’s largest hypermarket chain, sees profits fall 15.7 per cent in its first yearly decline since listing in Hong Kong in 2011, thanks to intense eCommerce competition.

Global duty-free retailing to hit US$98 billion

Global duty-free retailing is expected to reach nearly US$98 billion in revenue by 2019, according to a new study by global technology research and advisory company Technavio.

Currency, tourism hits Bossini profit

A strong Hong Kong dollar and fewer tourists to Hong Kong and Macau hits Bossini profit.

Wildcraft expands out of India

As a first step toward growing its international presence, Indian fashion brand Wildcraft has launched into the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

China quick to adopt digital wallets

Nearly half of consumers in China who took part in a new survey shop with digital wallets.

Furla Asia-Pacific plans more flagships

Furla Asia-Pacific is planning more flagship stores after the region delivered 53 per cent sales growth for the 89 year old family-owned Italian company in 2015.

Asian retail outlook: “more cautious”

CBRE has released its annual Asian retail outlook, predicting retailers will shift focus from expanding store networks to relocating to better locations.

Asian retail outlook: “more cautious”

CBRE has released its annual Asian retail outlook, predicting retailers will shift focus from expanding store networks to relocating to better locations.

Siam Paragon baits shoppers with gold

Bangkok’s Siam malls – including Siam Paragon – will offer 80 per cent discounts and gold bullion in a Chinese New Year campaign.

100 million listings for Ruten Auction

Online trader Ruten Auction achieves goal of 100 million listings in Taiwan.

Featured store: Moncler Taipei

Featured store: Inside the Moncler Taipei 101 flagship in Taiwan.