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Jack Ma in Thailand

Alibaba, Thai government in smart deal

Alibaba Group has signed an agreement with the Thai government to build a smart digital trading hub in Thailand.

EmQuartier

The Mall Group facelift to cost THB17 billion

The Mall Group plans to spend up to THB17 billion (US$544.2 million) initially to overhaul its Bangkok complexes.

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‘One Siam’ celebrates Thailand’s Songkran Festival

‘One Siam’, the three Siam Piwat-owned shopping malls in central Bangkok, teamed up in a massive Songkran Festival event last weekend.

Primark

Primark sales and profits rise despite chilly winter

Primark sales and profits are on the rise as the UK-headquartered fast-fashion retailer shrugged off a chilly northern winter.

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Four barriers to digital transformation

Investment in digital transformation is required to transition from a product-driven approach to a customer-centric model.

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.

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Ikea Southeast Asia CEO talks about copycats, culture and competition

Ikea Southeast Asia faces some unique challenges – and opportunities – as it expands its footprint.

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Robots in retail: the future of customer service?

Robotics are playing a fast-growing role in today’s retail landscape: Omron Electronics’ Lieu Yew Fatt explains how.

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Reel Cinemas launches dine-in movie theatres in Dubai

Dubai-headquartered Reel Cinemas have launched dine-in movie theatres in the UAE, with one planned for The Dubai Mall.

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Inside Retail and Tofugear launch digital transformation survey

Inside Retail and retail innovation specialist Tofugear are launching a joint research study into the digital transformation strategies of Asian retailers.

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‘Multiple bids’ for Toys R Us Asia

“Multiple bids” of more than US$1 billion have been lodged for the 85 per cent share of the Toys R Us Asia joint venture with Fung Group.

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Discounting clampdown boosts Tesco Asia profits

Actively reducing coupons and heavy bulk discounting programs has boosted Tesco Asia’s bottom line.

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