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Lacoste Singapore scores airport outlet

French clothing company Lacoste Singapore is opening an outlet at Changi Airport.

Lacoste Singapore scores airport outlet

French clothing company Lacoste Singapore is opening an outlet at Changi Airport.

Samsonite aims to double sales

Samsonite globally plans to double its sales by 2020 to more than US$2 billion, with store roll-outs in Asian markets a key element. The luggage icon is also planning to acquire more businesses, despite swallowing up five brands over the past few years. “We look at a number of different things. Not only brands, but retail acquisitions as well,” Samsonite chairman Timothy Parker told Thai newspaper The Nation recently. In the last few years it has spent $345 million acquiring US backpack…