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The last 12 months have been "the worst period for retailers in Malaysia since 1987".

‘Bloodbath’ for Malaysian retailers in second quarter

Malaysian retail sales fell by 30.9 per cent in the second quarter of this year, the worst period in 33 years.

Covid-19 precautions drag Hong Kong retail sales in July

The tightening of social-distancing regulations helped fuel a 23.1-per-cent decline in Hong Kong retail sales in July.
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July retail sales in Japan slides by 2.8 per cent

New information released by the government of Japan shows a significant drop in retail sales for July this year, as reve...

South Korean retail sales rise in July, boosted by grocery

Retail sales in South Korea advanced 4.4 per cent in July from a year earlier as online platforms enjoyed a spike in dem...

Malaysian retail on recovery road

Malaysia’s retail sector is projected by the government to reach 80-per-cent recovery this year, up from the current 70 ...

Indian retail sales plummet, but RAI points to early signs of recovery

New figures are revealing signs of recovery in the Indian economy, even as overall numbers continue to show massive drop...

June Indonesian retail sales decline – but at a slower rate

June Indonesian retail sales fell 17.1 per cent over the same month last year - but that decline was slower than during ...

Singapore retail sales in June decline 28 per cent, slower than in May

Singapore retail sales in June declined 27.8 per cent, year on year, although the figure was better than May’s record fa...

Vietnam retail sales continued to recover before Covid-19 second wave hit

Vietnam's retail industry continues to recover with a 4.3 per cent increase year on year in July’s retail sales.

Hong Kong retail sales in June slide 24.8 per cent

Hong Kong retail sales in June slumped by 24.8 per cent to US$3.42 billion as the territory’s borders remained all but c...