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Apple sales and profit slip as iPhone demand tumbles

Tumbling iPhone demand drove an uncharacteristic decline in Apple sales in the first quarter trimming back its profit for the period.

Not delivering on customer experience costs retailers in Asia

Nearly two-thirds of consumers in Asia will no longer shop with a retailer after just one poor customer experience.

Da Milano aims for 100 stores by year end

Indian-Italian handbag and accessories retailer Da Milano is aiming to be operating 100 stores by the end of this financial year, including in Singapore.

Tumi powering solid Samsonite International sales growth

Rapid Tumi expansion is powering solid sales growth for Hong Kong-listed luggage specialist Samsonite International.

BreadTalk India set for debut on Wednesday

BreadTalk India is about to open its first store, in the capital New Delhi.

Keppel Land reveals first Indian investment

Keppel Land, the property subsidiary of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation, is in a partnership to develop its first commercial property in India.

Singapore pop-up store for House of Masaba

Designer Masaba Gupta’s House of Masaba will open a pop-up shop in an Indian restaurant, Yantra, on Saturday.

O2O platform Fave raises US$20 million

Southeast Asian mobile O2O platform Fave has raised more than US$20 million in a Series B round from strategic and existing investors.

Coca-Cola to pay US$5.1 billion for Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola has agreed to buy UK cafe chain Costa Coffee from listed hotel operator Whitbread for US$5.1 billion.

Hong Kong leads Samsonite Asia sales growth

Samsonite Asia sales across the group’s entire brand portfolio grew 14.4 per cent year on year.

% Arabica confirms Singapore launch

Kyoto-headquartered coffee chain % Arabica Coffee is to open its first store in Singapore.

Asia’s large format retailers set for steady growth

Global research organisation IGD has reported that Asia’s large format retailers are set to grow 3.3 per cent a year to 2022.