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Online remote payments for digital and physical goods to hit $6 trillion

New research shows the total transaction value of online remote payments for digital and physical goods will exceed US$6 trillion by 2024.

Sales at H&M stores rise at steepest rate in three years

Sales at H&M stores worldwide rose by the steepest rate in three years in the third quarter.

J Crew to spin off high-flying Madewell denim brand

The Madewell denim brand is set to be split off from J Crew as part of a planned IPO by parent Chinos Holdings.

Gap Inc to franchise Athleta, Janie and Jack brands in Asia

Gap Inc is planning to roll out Janie and Jack and Athleta stores globally, via a franchise model.

Zara parent Inditex achieves record first-half sales

Zara parent Inditex achieved record revenue and profits during the first half of this year.

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.

Timberland to plant 50 million trees within five years

Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has committed to planting 50 million trees around the world by 2025.

Lewis Hamilton launches global meatless fast-food chain Neat Burger

Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is collaborating with hospitality organisation The Cream Group and other investors to launch Neat Burger – the first international, plant-based bu…

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.

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.

Australia’s The Source Bulk Foods opens in Singapore

Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero waste retailer The Source Bulk Foods has unveiled its first outlet in Singapore.

The North Face reveals its future with New York store

Activewear label The North Face has initiated its global retail strategy with the opening of a new store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighbourhood last Friday.

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