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Bestseller introduces smart fashion stores

Danish fashion retailer Bestseller has opened smart stores in China for its Jack & Jones and Vero Moda brands.

Tencent, JD.com investing in Vipshop Holdings

Tencent Holdings and JD.com plan to jointly invest US$863 million in online discount retailer Vipshop Holdings.

Lancome Travel Retail unveils store concept

Lancome Travel Retail Asia Pacific has unveiled its 2020 retail concept at its outlet at Haitang Bay in Sanya.

Beijing, Seoul to have Chanel flagships

Seoul will have one of six Chanel flagship stores launching next year, with the brand also about to open in Beijing’s China World mall.

Auchan Minute shops to roll out in China

“Several hundred” Auchan Minute shops without checkout counters are planned for China by year’s end.

Boom predicted for China Singles’ Day

Three days out from China Singles’ Day, experts are predicting Alibaba’s annual e-commerce sales event will keep setting records.

Hermes pop-up on WeChat introduces smartwatch

A Hermes pop-up store, its first on WeChat, promotes its new smartwatch.

Lady M cake walk comes to sticky end

Daigou were capitalising on the popularity of the new Shanghai branch of luxury cake company Lady M until border authorities caught on.

Starbucks China rolls out Alipay in 2800 stores

Starbucks China has introduced Alipay to more than 2800 of its coffee shops.

Revenue drop for Esprit Holdings

Asia Pacific revenue fell 17.5 per cent year on year for Esprit Holdings for its fiscal year to the end of June.

WeChat goes to ground with WeStore test

As WeChat moves into merchandising, it has opened an on-ground “test” WeStore in Guangzhou.

Bonjour loss grows, as expected

As expected, results show a Bonjour loss of HK$50.3 million in the  first-half year, more than double the previous year’s figure.


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