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Chinese tourists flock to Singapore stores

For the second year running, Chinese tourists outnumbered those from any other country – and they all flocked to Singapore stores.

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‘Active Beauty’ the next new trend in personal care industry

Mintel Beauty & Personal Care says ‘Active Beauty’ is the next key trend set to impact the global beauty and personal care industry in 2017.

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Modest upturn in real Singapore retail sales

Real Singapore retail sales made a modest 0.7 per cent recovery in December.

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Aptus Technologies helping retailers find workers

Aptus Technologies has launched a job-matching mobile platform to help retailers tap into the flexible workforce.


LVMH launches incubator division Luxury Ventures

LVMH has launched Luxury Ventures, a new company created to invest in small and promising fashion, cosmetics or accessories companies.


Starbucks future strategy applauded

Neil Saunders explains why it is critical for Starbucks, now in its middle age, to find new avenues for growth.


Making the most of Asia intra-regional trade

The many opportunities that Asia intra-regional trade brings to small business leaders are here to stay.

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Essilor and Luxottica to create global eyewear powerhouse

Essilor and Luxottica say they will be focusing on boosting sales in Asia and Latin America as well as eCommerce post-merger.


Fitch Singapore appoints design team leader

Fitch Singapore has appointed an executive creative director for north and Southeast Asia.


Element Fresh plans Asian franchise roll-out

Chinese restaurant brand Element Fresh is seeking franchisees across Asia.


Alibaba Group raising stake in SingPost

Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba Group has been given the go-ahead by Singapore’s stock exchange (SGX) to raise its stake in Singapore Post (SingPost).

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Christmas music ‘driving shoppers mad’

Retailers warned: if you want shoppers to spend up in your store this festive season, be sure to play the right Christmas music.


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