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Two Asian retailers named in global housewares awards

Two Asian retailers have been named in a global housewares awards sponsored and organised by the Inspired Home Show and the IHA.

Central Pattana ramps up Covid-19 response to reassure shoppers

Thai shopping centre operator Central Pattana is promoting new hygiene and preventive measures to reassure customers their centres are safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Four ways the Covid-19 pandemic will reshape shopping behaviour in Asia

Shopping behaviour in Asia will be redefined by the Covid-19 crisis, according to new research from retail solutions provider Tofugear, Digital Consumer in Asia 2020.

Zalora pursues sustainable fashion ecosystem in Southeast Asia

Zalora is positioning itself as the first online fashion retailer in Southeast Asia to create a sustainable fashion ecosystem, achieving positive change in environmental impact, and inspiring customers to shop in a more conscious way.

Asian consumer behaviour may change forever after Covid-19

New research has shown that some shifts in Asian consumer behaviour in response to the coronavirus outbreak could be lasting beyond the pandemic.

FamilyMart Thailand launches vending concept store FamilyMart Corner

FamilyMart Thailand has opened its first ‘FamilyMart Corner’ stores featuring automatic vending machines serving beverages, snacks and convenience foods.

Tesco’s Asian business returns 33.5-per-cent profit in final full year

Tesco’s Asian business achieved a 33.5-per-cent increase in operating profit last year, the last full trading year before it is sold to Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand group.

Central Pattana launches one-click service linking tenants, consumers

Thailand’s Central Pattana has launched ‘One call x One click’ service which allows its customers to shop remotely during social distancing.

Thai grocery wholesaler Loxley pivots to delivery

Thai grocery wholesaler Loxley is pivoting to delivery services as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Pomelo Cares programme launched to aid coronavirus fight

Asian omnichannel fashion brand Pomelo has launched Pomelo Cares, an initiative to support the community and frontline medical sector during the coronavirus pandemic.

Strict Thai curfew forces stores to close nationwide

Thailand’s government has imposed an overnight curfew effective tonight that will force the closure of tens of thousands of convenience stores and street vendors.

Siam Piwat uses digital media to link shoppers and retailers during pandemic

Bangkok shopping mall operator Siam Piwat has launched new retail services to engage and support customers and retail tenants during social distancing.