Robert Stockdill - Inside Retail Singapore

Bear

Violent scuffles, police, tears: welcome to Build-A-Bear

A Build-A-Bear promotion went massively wrong in the UK and US, drawing massive queues outside stores and even sparking violence.

Luckin-Coffee

China’s Luckin Coffee worth $1 billion after just nine months

Nine-month-old Luckin Coffee has raised US$200 million to fund expansion, valuing it at $1 billion.

Grab

Grab unveils ‘everyday superapp’ for Southeast Asia

Grab has unveiled what it describes as Southeast Asia’s “first everyday superapp”, GrabPlatform.

Orchard Road Singapore by night

Fresh signs that Singapore retail rental rates have bottomed out

Singapore retail rental rates have bottomed out, with modest increases for the second successive quarter this year.

American Dream mall 3

Massive Miami mall to be more show than shop

A massive Miami mall plan bucks the downsizing trend for US retail properties – but is it really a mall?

Chanel-sign

Luxury fashion house Chanel reveals it’s a match for Louis Vuitton

Luxury fashion house Chanel has released trading figures for the first time in its 108-year history.

HONG KONG - JUNE 01, 2015: Mongkok area. Mong Kok is characterized by a mixture of old and new multi

Sasa profits soar after stellar sales in Hong Kong and Macau

Sasa profits soared 34.7 per cent in the last financial year, as sales at Hong Kong and Macau stores posted solid gains.

HONG KONG - DECEMBER 25, 2015:  interior of Esprit store. Esprit Holdings Limited is a publicly owne

Massive Esprit loss as customers desert stores

A massive Esprit loss looms for the current financial year as customers desert stores and the company books write-downs.

Leza-Parker

The rise and rise of Spendless Cosmetics

Spendless Cosmetics founder Leza Parker talks of her journey from stay-at-home mum to running a US$50 million online beauty business.

Hudson’s Bay

Hudson’s Bay prunes Lord & Taylor network

Canadian department store operator Hudson’s Bay is downsizing its US Lord & Taylor network.

Howard-Schultz

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz to step down on June 26

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz has announced his resignation from June 26.

Flont-

Adrian Cheng teams with Flont to launch jewellery rental service in Asia

Chow Tai Fook has partnered with Flont and Adrian Cheng’s venture capital firm C Ventures to launch a jewellery rental service in Asia.

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