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Chinese consumers embraced voice ordering on Singles Day

More than 1 million orders were placed and processed through voice command via Alibaba’s Tmall Genie during its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on Monday.

Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay still top of the world’s most expensive retail strips

Hong Kong ́s Causeway Bay remains top of the world’s most expensive retail strips, with rents rising to US$ 2,745 per square feet per annum.

Alibaba’s Singles Day achieves US$1 billion in sales in 68 seconds

Alibaba’s Singles Day kicked off at minute and this year it took just 68 seconds for the first US$1 billion in turnover.

Alibaba increases stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network

Alibaba has invested an additional US$3.3 billion to increase its equity stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to 63 per cent.

Miniso $2 concept success exceeds expectations

The new Miniso $2 concept store launched in Singapore is achieving sales volumes four times that of the brand’s conventional stores in the city.

HanesBrands plans to double Champion Asia store network

US apparel company HanesBrands plans to double its Champion Asia store network within two years.

Starbucks China same-store sales growth accelerates in fourth quarter

Starbucks China same-store sales grew at 5 per cent in the latest quarter, while its store network is up 17 per cent year on year.

M&S halal range destined for Asia

A new M&S halal range announced in the UK has been confirmed as destined for Asia.

Singapore’s Qoo10 merges with Indian e-commerce company Shopclues

Indian e-commerce company Shopclues is merging with Singapore-based e-commerce company Qoo10.

Mixed fortunes for CapitaLand in China and Malaysia

CapitaLand’s Chinese and Malaysian businesses have reported opposite fortunes in the latest quarter.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Bubble-tea chain The Whale debuts in Singapore

Bubble tea chain The Whale has opened its first outlet in Singapore.

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