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Will Next Retail supersede New Retail?  

Next Retail is shaping up as the successor to China’s burgeoning New Retail industry, says Mintel.

Gome Retail profit warning reflects pain before gain

A Gome Retail profit warning demonstrates the scale of the task the Chinese retailer has ahead of it to restructure into...

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue rises 54 per cent

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue grew 54 per cent year on year, reaching RMB 85.1 billion ($US12.3 billion).

Will Next Retail supersede New Retail?

Next Retail is shaping up as the successor to China’s burgeoning New Retail industry, says Mintel.

AS Watson to launch 2500 new online stores with Ele.me

Consumers in China can make urgent purchases from their local Watsons stores through Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery ...

Habitat by Honestbee merges online and offline in technology testbed

Habitat by Honestbee in Pasir Panjang is billed as “the world’s first tech-integrated multi-sensory grocery and dining d...

Theory China makes online debut

Theory China, known for its minimalist, precisely tailored wardrobe essentials, has opened its first online store in Chi...

Alibaba Group revenue soars 61 per cent

Alibaba Group revenue soared 61 per cent in the second quarter as the company added 24 million active annual consumers.

Hema Supermarkets launches farm-to-shelf tracking for food

Seventeen Hema supermarkets in Shanghai have launched a food-provenance feature that tells customers about an item’s far...

Starbucks China and Alibaba pact will ‘reshape modern retail’

Starbucks China and Alibaba have announced an alliance that stretches way beyond the latter’s online delivery platform E...