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Giant JD E-space store to open on Singles Day in Chongqing

A 50,000sqm JD E-Space experience store opens on Singles Day in Chongqing, JD’s largest store yet.

Harvey Norman first to launch Microsoft Synchronized Shopping software

Harvey Norman has become the world’s first retailer to launch a new AI-powered retail software concept the Microsoft Synchronized Shopping solution.

Microsoft London’s flagship store opens

The new Microsoft London flagship store has opened, a stone’s throw from archrival Apple’s local store.

Luxury and retail dominate 2018 top 100 brands list

Apple, Google and Amazon top the 2018 top 100 brands rankings announced by Global brand consultancy Interbrand.

Microsoft opens Asia’s ninth Surface store

Microsoft opened its ninth Surface store in Asia on Friday, its first in Taiwan.

Microsoft Singapore launches Surface Store

Microsoft Singapore has opened a Surface Store at the Harvey Norman Millenia Walk Flagship Superstore.

AS Watson speeds up digital transformation

AS Watson has launched a Technology Partnership Programme as part of a move to speed up its digital transformation.

Amazon India given nod to sell groceries

Amazon India has secured government approval to stock and sell food and groceries.

Tech giants dominate BrandZ Top 100

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook top this year’s BrandZ Top 100 list of most-valuable global brands.

‘Uncertainties’ delay Momo.com Malaysian JV launch

The launch of a Momo.com Malaysian JV has been postponed.

India’s Flipkart closes $1 billion funding round

Flipkart has closed a US$1 billion funding round, with plans to raise an equal amount over the next few months.

Sparkle chatbot ready to help shoppers

CapitaLand shoppers can now access services by simply speaking via app with the mall group’s Sparkle chatbot.