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Alibaba UK pushing payment service

Alibaba UK is in discussions with London retailers and hotel groups as it plans a UK push for its payment service.

Johanna Ho moves flagship store

Hong Kong fashion designer Johanna Ho has moved her flagship store to a new home in Windsor House, Causeway Bay.

Christian Louboutin Tokyo pop-up

Christian Louboutin’s latest spring/summer bag collection is being showcased in a pop-up boutique in Tokyo’s Isetan department store.

British luxury brands target China

The GREAT Festival of Shanghai has commenced with a collection of British luxury brands sharing strategies for China.

Mall Group attracts major names

Tiffany & Co heads a list of major international brands confirmed as tenants of three Mall Group developments in the heart of Bangkok.

Qataris buy into HK department store

Qatar Holding is to pay US$616 million for a cornerstone stake in department store operator Lifestyle International Holdings. Qatar Holding is the parent of London-based Harrods Group and also holds a 12.6 per cent share of jeweller Tiffany & Co. This week’s deal gives it 19.9 per cent of Lifestyle, parent of the Sogo department store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, and four mainland department stores bearing the Jiuguang brand. “This investment in Lifestyle International Holdings …

Harrods opens in Hong Kong airport

Harrods is the newest addition to Hong Kong International Airport’s retail line-up. The British department store, in partnership with King Power Group, has opened a 40sqm space at the airport’s Terminal 1, selling Harrods branded products including food and confectionery, toys and souvenirs. “With HKIA consistently being ranked as one of the best airports in the world, this was the perfect location to give our international customers access to the Harrods gifting range that is so coveted,…

Harrods Tea Room expands to Thailand

British luxury tea room and restaurant Harrods has expanded to Thailand, opening at Siam Paragon in Bangkok. Its local partner, LME Co, plans to open two more outlets at CentralWorld and The Embassy. The Siam Paragon outlet features an interior of green and cream hues and can accommodate 80 people. LME Co, a distributor of fashion brands such as Espada, F Fashion, Von Dutch, ESP and Rock Express, said they expanded into food business because dining out is part of Thai lifestyle. “Res…