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Singapore startup PerroMart taps into soaring rate of pet ownership in Asia

Singaporean startup PerroMart has developed an online-to-offline solution for pet owners blending products, advice, accessories and even vet care and grooming.

Harvey Norman first to launch Microsoft Synchronized Shopping software

Harvey Norman has become the world’s first retailer to launch a new AI-powered retail software concept the Microsoft Synchronized Shopping solution.

Mothercare UK enters administration, but Asian stores unaffected

Maternity retailer Mothercare has placed its UK business into administration as it seeks to protect its profitable international business.

Crate & Barrel Singapore to close flagship

Crate & Barrel Singapore will close its flagship store at Orchard Gateway.

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.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.

Louis Vuitton launches Singapore and Malaysia online offer

Global luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton has launched an e-commerce offer specifically for Singapore and Malaysia.

Citi partners with Lazada to launch co-branded credit card

The financial services giant Citi has partnered with Lazada Group to launch the new Lazada Citi credit card in Southeast Asia.

Japanese baker Hattendo to franchise stores in Hong Kong

Japanese baker Hattendo is planning to ramp up its store rollout in Asia, with particular focus on Greater China and Southeast Asia.

BreadTalk Group to buy foodcourt rival

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

Shrinking Forever 21 may seek bankruptcy protection

Californian fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy protection after failing to reach a deal to refinance its heavy debt load.