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Department stores enjoy sales rebound as international travel resumes

A total of 539,273 inbound travellers arrived in South Korea in December, up 498.2 per cent from a year earlier, data fr...

Japanese department store Takashimaya looks to the future

After weathering stormy seas without tourism, Japan’s elite department store company gets its head above water.

South Korean department stores are being converted into culture spaces

South Korean department stores are transforming outlets from simple shopping centres into culture spaces.
man browsing milk at grocery store

Why department stores can’t ignore the lure of grocery

A fresh grocery offer does present some risks for larger retailers, but could the pros outweigh the cons?

Department stores risk obsoletion

Department stores should reinvent themselves to avoid becoming obsolete, says research house GlobalData.

Lane Crawford mixes art and fashion

Luxury department store Lane Crawford is offering a modern take on Chinese traditions for the Lunar New Year.

South Korean department store sales fall

The optimistic consumer sentiment in South Korea has not yet boosted demand at South Korean department stores which were...

Cosmetic disturbance

Stuart Bennie asks why retailers continue to tolerate the worst supply chain in history.