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Chinese internet giants mulling bids for AS Watson stake

Two Chinese internet giants are reportedly evaluating separate bids for a stake in global retailer AS Watson.

Temasek reportedly seeking to sell AS Watson stake

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings is reportedly looking to quit its stake in Hong Kong-headquartered beauty products retailer AS Watson.

RE&S Holdings in IPO bid alongside No Signboard

IPOs are on the menu for two restaurant groups in Singapore, including RE&S Holdings from Japan.

Ace Turtle forms partnership with Ninja Van

Ace Turtle has partnered with Ninja Van for last-mile delivery for international brands in Malaysia and Singapore.

Retail revenue flat for CK Hutchison

Retail revenue was flat for the first six months for CK Hutchison, the parent of AS Watson Group.

Temasek buying into Italian fashion house

Temasek is set to acquire a 30 per cent equity interest in Italian fashion retailer Stone Island.

Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada boosted to 83 per cent

Alibaba Group’s share in Lazada has reached about 83 per cent after the e-commerce giant bought out all but one other investor.

JD.com buys into Farfetch fashion site

E-commerce giant JD.com has made its largest overseas investment ever, in online marketplace Farfetch fashion.

Singapore investors help Trax secure $40m

Israeli retail image-recognition platform Trax has secured US$40 million in Series C funding from its shareholders.

Alibaba Group excited by Southeast Asian economies

Southeast Asian economies are at a stage similar to China’s when eCommerce began to take off, says Alibaba Group executive Joseph Tsai.

Temasek invests in fashion site

Singapore’s Temasek has joined IDG Capital Partners and Eurazeo as new investors in a US$110 million investment round in fashion website Farfetch.

Singaporeans fund global duty free giant bid

Two Singapore companies will invest nearly US$1 billion to fund Switzerland’s Dufry takeover bid for rival World Duty Free, creating the largest global duty free operator.

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