retail

Apr 29, 2021

NTUC FairPrice pivots its messaging toward ‘realistic optimism’

New ‘Lift Up Everyday’ campaign from Iris celebrates small positive self-improvements in trying times, as Singapore's top local brand targets both budget-minded and aspirational shoppers.

Mar 26, 2021

Nike, Adidas, Burberry, Uniqlo ensnared in Xinjiang cotton controversy

A great many brands find themselves facing consumer ire and losing their celebrity endorsers in China as a boycott that began with H&M continues to spiral.

Feb 3, 2021

3 reasons to expand your retail footprint in China right now

The Western world is trending toward a retail apocalypse. But in China, high-end boutiques, concept stores, and pop-up shops are blooming like crazy.

Jan 25, 2021

15-year old Boohoo acquires 208-year old Debenhams, as Asos closes in on Topshop

Debenhams brand to be relaunched, but not in bricks-and-mortar form.

Jan 22, 2021

Art merges with retail at Singapore’s first mall-wide activation

INSPIRATION STATION: Local artists get a leg up from retail brands to produce offbeat installations and merchandise.

Dec 4, 2020

Pandemic an opportunity for local brands to shine online: Twitter survey

TOP OF THE CHARTS: As consumers demand more variety from brands online, homegrown labels can muscle into markets such as household cleaning and personal care.