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Alibaba founder Jack Ma reflects on 20 years at tech giant as he prepares to step aside

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has made his final appearance as executive chairman, as CEO Daniel Zhang takes the helm of the company.

CapitaLand opens Raffles City mall in Chongqing

Capitaland has opened a 235,000sqm Raffles City mall in Chongqing – the first stage of a 1.12 million sqm megastructure in the Chinese city.

More than 1 million motor vehicles will have been sold online next year

By next year, more than 1 million motor vehicles will have been sold online, according to research from Frost & Sullivan.

Singapore brands get gateway to China through Kinofy-run festival

Singapore brands from the beauty, health and lifestyle sectors are about to gain additional exposure in Mainland China.

Tea chain Heytea expands in Singapore

Chinese tea chain Heytea will open a new store at Westgate, Singapore on Saturday.

New leader appointed to Abercrombie & Fitch Asia-Pacific

Abercrombie & Fitch has hired two key senior staff to lead its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions.

BreadTalk Group to buy foodcourt rival

Listed Singapore food-and-beverage company BreadTalk Group is to buy foodcourt operator Food Junction Management (FJM).

Crabtree & Evelyn losses halve as stores closed and brand moves online

Beauty-products brand Crabtree & Evelyn halved its losses in the first half of the year as parent, Hong Kong-listed Nan Hai Corporation continued its move from offline to online.

Tmall designers line up for New York Fashion Week

Alibaba Group’s B2C platform Tmall has announced its lineup of designers that will hit the runway at New York Fashion Week this September.

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opens 130 restaurants in six months

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opened 130 new restaurants in the first half of this year, boosting sales by 59.3 per cent to US$1.66 billion.

Estee Lauder Asia sales soar 25 per cent

Estee Lauder Asia sales soared 25 per cent in the year to June, with China, Hong Kong and the emerging markets in Southeast Asia the main performers.

Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

Alibaba Group boosted second-quarter revenues by 42 per cent, as the number of active users on its e-commerce sites grew by 20 million.

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