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Fitch takes on new executives in APAC

Fitch has changed its leadership structure in Asia Pacific with two appointments and a promotion.

Retail decline in China, says Fitch report

China’s traditional retail industry is continuing to decline with demand likely to “remain muted” into next year, according to a new Fitch report.

Malaysian TMpoint stores become interactive experience

Global retail and brand consultancy Fitch worked closely with Telekom Malaysia (TM) on the concepts for its TMpoint stores format.

New chief for Fitch Asia

Fitch Asia, the retail and brand consultancy, has appointed a new regional CEO to cover north and southeast Asia.

The Macallan pop up tours Asian cities

A 465 sqm Macallan pop up store is touring major Asian cities to build customer engagement with and recognition of the whisky label.

Fitch boosts Asian team

Retail and brand consultancy Fitch has named two senior executive appointments in Asia.

Fitch rewarded for Vivid concept

International design agency Fitch has an international award for its Vivid Homes retail concept for Chinese home improvement retailer B&Q. It was one of three awards for Fitch’s Singapore office handed out at the inaugural Transform Asia Pacific (APAC) ceremony last week. Fitch took Gold for in Best Visual Visual Identity from Retail Sector category for the work with Vivid Homes and a Highly Commended award for TianHe allgood in the same category, along with a Bronze in Best Brand Exper…

Fitch sounds warning on Hong Kong retail

First Hong Kong lost its mantle as the world leader in retail rents. Now the global ratings agency Fitch has issued a chilling warning. Fitch said in a statement Thursday that street-level shops in Hong Kong’s prime areas are vulnerable to the persistent weakness in luxury retail sales and their rents will likely decline at double-digit rates in 2015. In contrast, shopping malls with well-established tenant mixes could outperform the market with flat to slightly positive rental growth in 2…

Acclaim for China home retail concept

A new retail brand designed to engage with Chinese undertaking home renovation has won international acclaim. Global retail design and brand consultancy Fitch’s Singapore office created Vivid Homes for home improvement retailer B&Q China. The team created the brand identity, a flagship retail store in Shanghai, an online presence, staffing training and eve uniforms The goal was to develop a retail concept and a brand which “reinvents how people renovate their homes” at the same t…

A&F expanding in Asia

US clothing retailer shows renewed confidence to Asia.

Heard of mashops and digitail?

Retailers: Are you pushing your customers’ buttons? challenges Jon Bird.


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