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Foot Locker Asia opens stores in Hong Kong, Singapore

Foot Locker Asia has opened two more stores this week: a Hong Kong flagship and a second Singapore outlet.

AW Lab Singapore launches in Suntec City

AW Lab Singapore has opened a store in Suntec City, its first brick-and-mortar outlet in Asia Pacific.

Nike’s fourth-quarter revenues up 5 per cent

Greater China and emerging markets helped boost Nike’s fourth-quarter revenues to US$8.68 billion.

Less is more approach in Nike restructure

Nike is cutting staff, reducing its global regions and focussing on 12 cities – four of them in Asia.

Featured store: Nike China opens giant basketball store

Nike China and its Jordan Brand feature in a new store in Beijing dedicated to basketball.

K-beauty spreads worldwide

The ‘K-beauty’ market is expanding its sphere of influence beyond Asia, and reaching out to other global markets.

Columbia China foray

Columbia Sportswear and Swire Resources appoint a general manager for their China joint venture, Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai).

Lama Hourani opens Shanghai boutique

Jordanian jeweller Lama Hourani has opened an exclusive boutique in Shanghai.

LG Electronics opens Middle East stores

South Korea’s LG Electronics is making a strong push into the Middle East, opening premium brand shops in the area.

Pure Gold opens at Changi

Middle Eastern jeweller Pure Gold has opened its first store inside Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Pure Gold for Changi

Pure Gold has become the first Middle Eastern jeweller to be granted a concession at Singapore’s Changi International Airport. It will open a jewellery store in Terminal 1. Pure Gold is a private family-owned business founded 20 years ago which now has 125 stores in the Middle East and Asia. It plans to open a further 200 by 2018, selling products sourced from its factories in China and India. Chairman and founder Firoz Merchant said Changi airport is one of the busiest and best perfo…

Alibaba’s $160m fraud fight

China’s dominant online retailer Alibaba Group says it has spent US$160.7 million fighting counterfeiting and enhancing shopper protection on its sites. The investment, calculated from the start of 2013 until the end of November, has funded a task force of more than 2000 staff – and another 200 are to be recruited to join the fight next year, according to CEO Jonathan Lu, who addressed an anti-counterfeiting conference in the US this week. The Group has also around 5400 volunteers assisting…

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