retail

Nov 24, 2022

One way to achieve nirvana? Shopping, apparently

To promote its Midnight Sale, Thailand’s Central Department Store’s new film features two women who fear that enlightenment won’t be enough to stop them from shopping.

Nov 22, 2022

Starved of first-party data by online marketplaces, brands turn to commerce media

A commerce system captures users, products, and transactions and having that first-party data will enable a brand to understand the behaviour of each customer. However, brands are unable to do that when selling on marketplaces like Lazada and Shopee.

Nov 10, 2022

How brands can combat a recession through Singles Day

The managing director of Hylink on three takeaways for brands this 11/11 season.

Oct 27, 2022

Despite lockdowns, the China sports-fashion industry continues to diversify

SHANGHAI ZHAN PODCAST: China’s rise of both ‘athleisure’ and ‘athluxury’ in sports fashion is a direct result of the level of sports maturity and a greater appetite for higher quality, according to Lululemon China’s digital brand director, Gavin Lum.

Oct 13, 2022

How ultra-luxury is conquering China

For establishments that wish to build that timeless, ultra-luxury status, it is a long journey of educating the customer about the institution’s codes and refined experiences, and creating word-of-mouth leads.

Oct 6, 2022

Will Gen Z break up with your luxury brand?

Half of the existing luxury brands today likely won’t survive by 2030. They must deliver a best-in-class performance or risk becoming obsolete to Gen Z.