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Apple Sanlitun China store opens

International tech giant Apple has opened a new store in Beijing’s Sanlitun, twice the size of the one it replaces.

Bob’s Select Space in Beijing blends bar and retail store

Bob’s Select Space is the flagship store for liquor retailer Bob’s Wine, aimed at creating a community space in a busy shopping area.

Canada Goose plans Beijing pop up

Winter clothing firm Canada Goose is opening a pop-up store in Beijing.

Tmall and Swire Properties launch New Retail initiative

Tmall and Swire Properties are launching a New Retail initiative creating tailored retail experiences at Swire Properties’ five mainland malls.

Kappa ‘overcomes its difficulties’ in greater China

International sportswear company China Dongxiang, says same-store sales for its Kappa network are rising.

Funny business in China

The Simpsons TV series will spin off its first product stores – The Simpsons store – in China.

The Simpsons store: a new retail phenomenon?

The Simpsons TV series will spin off its first product stores – The Simpsons store – in China.

Uniqlo denies video role

Fast fashion giant Uniqlo says it had nothing to do with a Chinese fitting room movie which has gone viral.

PizzaExpress debuts in Beijing

Italian-inspired chain PizzaExpress has opened its first outlet in Beijing. The outlet in the heart of Sanlitun at Taikoo Li is the chain’s 500th restaurant worldwide. Established in London in 1965, by founder Peter Boizot who was inspired by his first visit to Italy, PizzaExpress promises “a real pizza experience” true to its Italian tradition of warm hospitality and traditional pizza making. Beijing is the brand’s stepping-stone into Northern China. With open kitchens where pizza c…

Adidas opens Beijing concept store

Sports goods brand Adidas has opened a new concept store “Home Court” in China’s capital city. The four storey “Home Court” sits in Beijing’s Sanlitun area and transforms the brand’s retail space, “celebrating its roots in sports and creating brand desire among its consumers”. “To stay at the heart of fashion cluster indicates the brand’s efforts to compete with rapidly growing fast-fashion brands and to enhance its access to fashion-loving consumers,” said Hermann Ng, CEO at Shanghai-base…