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Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Korean singles driving retail reform

The rapidly rising ranks of Korean singles is driving huge changes in the country’s retail industry.

Amazon named the world’s most valuable retail brand

The world’s most valuable retail brands are revealed in a study by Brand Finance.

Amazon named the world’s most valuable retail brand

The world’s most valuable retail brands are revealed in a study by Brand Finance.

Costco US to raise membership fees as profit falls

Costco US will raise its membership fees for the first time since 2011.

Costco US to raise membership fees as profit falls

Costco US will raise its membership fees for the first time since 2011.

US$1 billion in first five minutes of 11.11

Alibaba’s Singles Day started with the first record set just five minutes in – and they’ve been tumbling since….

Costco Korea starts selling online

The American membership-only warehouse club Costco Korea has opened an online shopping mall.

Costco closes in on France

US wholesale retailer Costco is getting closer to a French debut.

Shinsegae opens giant mall

Korea’s Shinsegae Group is about to open a massive shopping centre northwest of Seoul which it hopes will take the fight to Ikea for homewares shopping.

Boomtime for consumer health sector

Market research company Euromonitor International says the global consumer health industry is on a roll. According to research released overnight, the consumer health industry experienced a 5.7 per cent growth (current/fixed currency terms) totalling US$216.4 billion in retail sales globally in 2014. Over-the-counter (OTC) remedies such as sleep aids, eye care, dermatologicals and digestive remedies performed very well with US$36 billion in sales globally. Sports nutrition grew strongly…