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Southeast Asia eCommerce underperforming

A new report asks if Southeast Asia eCommerce can live up to its potential.

eCommerce won’t dent Asian retail real estate demand

Growing online sales will not undermine demand for Asian retail real estate, according to the latest CBRE study of major international brands.

Berli Jucker secures funds, votes for Big C buy

Berli Jucker shareholders have voted in favour of the US$6.2 billion acquisition of a majority stake in Big C Thailand.

Vietnam payment platform wins PE funds

A Vietnam payment platform start-up has received a US$28 million shot in the arm from private equity investors.

Vietnam mobile phone market heats up

The Vietnam mobile phone market is heating up, with major retailers pushing smaller businesses to the wall as new branded stores open almost every week.

Robinson Department Store plans growth

Thailand’s Robinson Department Store aims to invest about 16.8 billion baht on new stores, with the aim of boosting sales growth.

Woodland looking at franchising

Indian footwear and outdoor gear brand Woodland is planning to open stores in China, Malaysia and Singapore along with franchising its brand in other markets.

Singapore, Indonesia drag Dairy Farm Group food division

Weak performances in Singapore and Indonesia eroded underlying profits in multinational retailer Dairy Farm Group’s food division last year.

South Korean retailers eye overseas push

South Korean retailers, faced with cut-throat competition in the rapidly saturating domestic market, are turning their attention to overseas markets.

Two-pronged approach for Giordano Vietnam

Giordano Vietnam is the next focus for the Hong Kong-listed value fashion retailer – both as a retail market and a product source.

Toys’R’Us Asia Pacific chief retires

Toys’R’Us Asia Pacific president Monika Merz has announced her retirement after 20 years with the toy retailer.

China quick to adopt digital wallets

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