retail

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.

Nov 13, 2020

Is click-and-mortar the future of China’s retail industry?

With online predicted to account for 50% of purchases by 2022, adopting a combination of online and physical retail is becoming a growing opportunity for brands to showcase their products. But what are the challenges?

Nov 4, 2020

Oppo seeks premium status in Europe

Even as the covid-19 pandemic has made the brand rapidly rethink its live audience-focused plans, it is focusing on building out tie-ups with mobile operators as it seeks to expand, according to overseas CMO Gregor Almassy.