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Coronavirus Archives

Grocery shopping online in China booms, even after stores reopen

Grocery shopping online is poised for explosive growth in China, with more than half consumers saying they are buying mo...

Indian retailers in mall revolt

Indian retailers with stores in shopping malls are threatening to close shop if landlords do not meet demands for waiver...

Ted Baker charts new direction after hefty loss

British lifestyle brand Ted Baker is seeking to raise £95 million to strengthen its balance sheet in the wake of the Cov...

South Korean online sales surged during Covid-19

South Korean online sales surged 38.9 per cent in March while sales at brick-and-mortar stores fell 19 per cent during t...

CapitaLand Singapore malls test new technology in Covid-19 fight

Singapore shopping-mall operator CapitaLand plans to roll out “innovative tech solutions” in its properties as the city ...

South Korean duty-free retailers shutter downtown stores

South Korean duty-free retailers are temporarily shuttering metropolitan stores in response to a significant decline in ...

Abercrombie & Fitch sales tumble 51 per cent in Asia

US apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch suffered a 51-per-cent fall in sales in Asia Pacific as Covid-19 forced store cl...

How a fast digital pivot saved Williams-Sonoma’s top line when Covid-19 hit

Take a look at US kitchen and homewares retailer Williams-Sonoma’s latest sales figures and you would hardly know there ...

Asia a bright spot for cashed-up Ralph Lauren as it faces slow global recovery

Luxury retailer Ralph Lauren saw online sales in Asia surge by 15 per cent during the peak of Covid-19 lockdowns - but g...

South Korean retail sales rise as Covid-19 crisis eases

South Korean retail sales rose by 3.9 per cent year on year during April as consumers returned to stores after strict s...