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Vietnamese e-commerce platform Tiki set to raise US$100 million

Vietnamese e-commerce platform Tiki is raising another US$100 million from a Northstar Group-led funding round.

How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail

The giants of retail – like Walmart, Target, Amazon, Asos, Tesco, Alibaba and JD – might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys.

China to become world’s largest grocery market by 2023

China is set to overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to new forecasts.

Farfetch China opens flagship on JD

Farfetch China has opened a flagship store on JD, one of its strategic investors.

China’s most valuable brands revealed

Alibaba tops the list of China’s most valuable brands for the first time, recording annual growth of 59 per cent to US$141 billion.

Forever 21 Chinese online store to close

Fashion retailer Forever 21 will close its Chinese e-commerce website amist indications of possible physical store closures to come.

JD takes cornerstone stake in Five Star Appliances

Chinese online retailer JD is to buy nearly half the shares in electrical goods retailer Jiangsu Five Star Appliance, for US$189 million.

Japan’s small retailers gain global e-commerce platform

Japanese small retailers are to gain a global e-commerce platform through a government venture and foreign online partners.

Fung and JD launch Hong Kong’s first AI checkout solution

JD has partnered with Fung Retailing Group to unveil Hong Kong’s first AI checkout solution in a retail store environment.

JD’s Toplife and Farfetch China to merge

JD says it plans to create a “premier luxury gateway to China” for luxury brands merging Toplife and Farfetch China.

JD to add 15,000 staff this year

Chinese e-commerce giant JD has announced it plans to recruit up to 15,000 staff this year.

JD and Rakuten collaborate on drone-delivery plan

JD and Rakuten will collaborate on developing unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.

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