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Online fashion market Zilingo wins US$226m in funding

Singapore online fashion market Zilingo has achieved capital investment of $226 million in a new funding round.

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Watsons Vietnam to launch this month

The first Watsons Vietnam store will open on January 17.

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Temasek Holdings ventures into online fashion

Temasek Holdings has invested in US second-hand fashion marketplace Poshmark.

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Salim Group, Lotte form e-commerce JV

Indonesia’s Salim Group is planning a major e-commerce project this year in partnership with Lotte.

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HappyFresh slams door on Philippines

Jakarta-based grocery delivery platform HappyFresh is pulling out of the Philippines and Taiwan.

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Temasek Holdings stitches deal in Italian fashion

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has invested in Italian/French luxury apparel company Moncler.

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Alibaba lures Singapore investors

Japan’s SoftBank Group is selling $8.9 billion worth of shares in China’s Alibaba Group Holding.

Eu-Yan-Sang

Takeover bid of $196m. for Eu Yan Sang

A takeover bid for Singapore-based Eu Yan Sang has valued the traditional Chinese medicine retailer at about $196 million.

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Indian e-tailer opens 100th store

The four year old owner of Indian online retailer Firstcry.com says it is now surpassed 100 bricks and mortar store openings – and has plans for 100 more.

Firtcry.com, which sells products for babies and children, is owned by Pune-based BrainBees Solutions which now describes itself as a hybrid retailer, selling on and offline. It now has more than 100 physical franchised stores trading in 82 cities throughout India.

It plans a network of more than 200 by the end of 2015, according to co-f…

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Kalyan Jeweller charts growth plan

Indian jeweller Kalyan has earmarked $160 million to support its domestic and overseas expansion plan.

Executive director Ramesh Kalyanaraman said they’ll open 19 new stores in the 2014-15 financial year, 10 of them in India. Currently, Kalyan has 52 stores in India and six in the UAE.

Overseas expansion is targeted at markets including Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Malaysia and Singapore.

The jewellery retailer had been reported to be in talks with PE firms Blackstone, Temasek Holdings …

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