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Mattress retailer launches in Japan

E-tailer expands into new international market.

Criteo notes eCommerce spike

In the lead-up to the Chinese New Year, eCommerce sales in Asia grew by 40 per cent, according to performance marketing technology company Criteo.

Criteo notes eCommerce spike

In the lead-up to the Chinese New Year, eCommerce sales in Asia grew by 40 per cent, according to performance marketing technology company Criteo.

Criteo notes eCommerce spike

In the lead-up to the Chinese New Year, eCommerce sales in Asia grew by 40 per cent, according to performance marketing technology company Criteo.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

Fashion range fights Taylor Swift fakes

To counter fake Taylor Swift branded products being sold in Asia, the singer launched a new fashion range at Hong Kong Fashion Week.

9 keys to reaching Asian consumers

With the middle class predicted to double to 1.32 billion by 2020, Asian consumers – and their expectations – are changing rapidly.

9 keys to reaching Asian consumers

With the middle class predicted to double to 1.32 billion by 2020, Asian consumers – and their expectations – are changing rapidly.

King Power to broaden Asian reach

Thai duty free monopoly King Power wants to expand into other Asian markets. And it is settling an affiliation with AirAsia. “We’re looking for more opportunities overseas, particularly in Asean where travel demand will rise after the formation of the Asean Economic Community by the end of 2015,” said chairman and CEO Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, quoted in the Bangkok Post newspaper. King Power enjoys a monopoly in Thailand’s airports despite bids by established local retailers to compete or s…

Watches and jewellery lack lustre in Asia

Western watch and jewellery brands are suffering from a sales slump in Asia. Swiss company Richemont, whose brands include Jaeger-LeCoultre and IWC, said Asia sales have dropped two per cent in the five months to August. Global sales of Hermes watches also dropped seven per cent year-on-year during the first half, due to weakened demand in China. Watch and jewellery sales have heavily decreased in Hong Kong due to political protests resulting in reduced tourist flow from mainland China.…