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Trade war, climate erode first-half Giordano sales

The China-US trade war and an unseasonably warm winter have been blamed for Giordano sales falling 11 per cent in the first half of the year.

Jack Wills placed in administration and sold to Sports Direct

Struggling UK fashion chain Jack Wills has been bought by Sports Direct for £12.75 million after being placed in administration.

Dairy Farm sales lift through acquisitions, restructuring

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm sales surged by 13 per cent in the first half of the year to US$13.8 billion.

BreadTalk Group earnings halve as expansion costs bite

Expansion-related costs saw Singapore-listed BreadTalk Group’s quarterly profit more than halve despite rising sales.

Honestbee back in business with new CEO and backers

Struggling grocery delivery company and grocer Honestbee has a new CEO who has promised to revive the business with the support of investors.

Sephora data breach impacts Asia-Pacific customers

A Sephora data breach has been confirmed, spanning customers from Hong Kong across Southeast Asia and into Australasia.

A special place: How Starbucks Asia stores are designed

Freed from the design restrictions of head office, Starbucks Asia cafes have redefined and personalised the coffee-drinking experience for locals.

H&M collaborates with Chinese designer Angel Chen

H&M has teamed with Angel Chen in a capsule collection – the fast-fashion label’s first partnership with a Chinese designer.

How the new IFRS 16 impacts retailers

Most enterprises in Asia Pacific are aware that International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 16 took effect on January 1, entailing significant changes to the way leases are…

Same-store sales fall for Chow Tai Fook

Jeweller Chow Tai Fook says same-store sales in its Hong Kong home market and Macau fell by 11 per cent in the June quarter.

Riccardo Tisci makes magic at Burberry

Burberry is hailing the success of new creative director Riccardo Tisci as its June-quarter same-store sales grew by 4 per cent.

Reinvented Crabtree & Evelyn plans flagship stores across Asia

Beauty products brand Crabtree & Evelyn is preparing to relaunch online ahead of opening flagship stores in major Asian cities.

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