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Poney flagship opens at Central iCity in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian childrenswear retailer Poney has opened a flagship store in the new Central iCity shopping centre.

Dusit Thani Bangkok development details unveiled

The US$1.15 billion mixed-use development on the site of the former Dusit Thani hotel in Bangkok will tower over Lumpini Park.

JD Thai JV formally launched

The JD Thai JV with Central Group has been formally launched this week under the brand JD Central.

Who’s who of retail CEOs at Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit

Next month’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit at the Marina Bay Sands will feature a ‘who’s who’ of international retail leaders.

Hong Kong retail rents to rise again this year

Colliers predicts high-street Kowloon retail rents will rise 5 per cent in Mong Kok this year and 3 per cent in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Strong sales growth for Hermes Asia

Hermes Asia sales grew 11.3 per cent last year toUS$2.4 billion as the luxury retailer set a new record for gross retail margin.

Vietnam retail sales hit record US$129 billion

Vietnam retail sales hit a record US$129.6 billion last year – 10.9 per cent higher than 2016.

Central Group banking on online boost with JD.com

Central Group expects its e-commerce partnership with JD.com to boost online sales to 15 per cent of revenue in five years’ time.

Central Group puts money into Pomelo

Central Group has joined the series-B funding round of online fashion brand Pomelo, based in Bangkok.

Alibaba, JD.com scrutinise 11st Malaysia opportunities

Alibaba and JD.com are considering investing in Korean online marketplace subsidiary 11st Malaysia.

Central Group launching JVs with JD.com

Thailand’s Central Group has teamed up with JD.com and Provident Capital to establish two joint ventures in Thailand.

Rebrand to mark Central Group’s 70th anniversary

Central Department Store Group will spend THB350 million to rebrand its stores during Central Group’s 70th anniversary.

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