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Juniper Research predicts jump in digital commerce spend

Consumer spend on digital commerce will reach US$14.7 trillion by 2022, up by 60 per cent on last year, according to Juniper Research.

JD.com online

Central JD to launch online marketplace

A JV between JD.com and Central Group, Central JD Commerce will launch online marketplace in August.

Spar

Spar Asia Pacific continues to expand

Spar Asia-Pacific continues to post solid growth, with the Thailand network already up to 30 stores just a year after its launch.

Breadtalk and Pindao

BreadTalk Group expanding in Singapore, Thailand

BreadTalk Group has partnered with Shenzhen Pindao Food & Beverage Management for ventures in Singapore and Thailand.

Breadtalk In Sentosa Island, Singapore

BreadTalk Group to broaden brand mix as bakeries feel the pinch

Diminished returns from BreadTalk Group’s bakeries in Hong Kong and Mainland China saw the division’s sales slip 4.5 per cent.

Phone online shopping

Chinese retail’s ‘Age of Empires’

Chinese retail is entering an “Age of Empires” as the nation’s largest e-commerce players rapidly expand their scope and reach.

Muji

Why Muji – the anti-brand – can endure in a world of brands

In an era when branding has never seemed so important, the enduring success of Japan’s Muji might seem perplexing to many.

UPS-in-Hong-Kong

UPS Pulse: Asian online shoppers least happy

Nearly half of online shoppers in Asia are dissatisfied with the experience, according to the latest UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study.

Zilingo

Zilingo raises $54 million in third funding round

Singapore-based lifestyle marketplace Zilingo has raised US$54 million in series-C funding, taking its total capital raised to $82 million.

Xiaomi - Shopee

Xiaomi partners with Shopee Thailand

Xiaomi has partnered with Shopee Thailand to provide its smartphones, and also plans to set up shops and zones in Thailand this year.

MILAN MALPENSA, ITALY - CIRCA NOVEMBER, 2017: Hermes shop at Milan-Malpensa airport.

Strong sales growth for Hermes Asia

Hermes Asia sales grew 11.3 per cent last year toUS$2.4 billion as the luxury retailer set a new record for gross retail margin.

Samsonite

Samsonite Asia sales boosted by Tumi

Samsonite Asia sales lept 16 per cent last year, driven by the acquisition of Tumi.

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