Lunar New Year Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Singapore retail sales rise

The early timing of Lunar New Year has given Singapore retail sales a boost.

Singapore retail sales rise

The early timing of Lunar New Year has given Singapore retail sales a boost.

Lunar New Year Fair stall auction results released

The Lunar New Year Fair stall auction results for the first two days have been released.

Lunar New Year fair stall auctions to start in November

Hong Kong’s FEHD explains the full process for Lunar New Year fair stall 2017 auctions.

China duty-free push

Nineteen inbound China duty-free shops have opened to serve domestic travellers returning home.

Spring Festival retail gloom

Anecdotal reports from Macau shopkeepers say the increased visitor numbers during the Spring Festival retail break did not translate into higher spending in stores.

‘Alarming’ drop in Hong Kong dining reservations

“Alarming” drop in Hong Kong dining reservations on the eve of Lunar New Year, say restaurateurs.

Hong Kong cracks down on parallel trading

Officials in Hong Kong joined forces in a three-day crackdown on parallel trading activities, resulting in more than 60 arrests and the seizing of about $870,000 worth of goods.

Fakes force Chinese shoppers offshore

Retailers in Japan and Korea are bracing themselves for the annual surge of Chinese shoppers known for clearing out the shelves over Lunar New Year.

Lane Crawford mixes art and fashion

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

Alibaba Lunar New Year retail blitz planned

China’s eCommerce giant is planning an Alibaba Lunar New Year retail extravaganza, a followup to its successful 11.11 campaign.

AsiaMalls rolls out digital initiative

AsiaMalls has launched a series of digital initiatives aimed at engaging its Singapore customers over the Chinese New Year, based on a rewards program.