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Anil Prabha

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“Consumers want to be thrilled”: HP Malaysia MD on retail’s “seismic shift”

HP is stepping into the next era of experiential retail with the launch of its first Experience Hub in Southeast Asia.

Foodpanda’s Pandamart rides high on Hong Kong’s quick commerce wave

It’s been two years since Foodpanda launched its quick-commerce solution, Pandamart, for the Hong Kong market. With a 53...

Why bricks-and-mortar is still critical in China

The recent unveiling of Chinese tech brand Honor’s Life Store has showcased the critical role bricks-and-mortar is now p...

“Everyone’s go-to brand”: Indonesian label Claude lands in Singapore

With much fanfare, Indonesian fashion label Claude has finally arrived in Singapore.

How Dyson’s new demo store is plugging into Hong Kong customers

Dyson’s retail footprint and overall presence in Hong Kong has been bolstered by its recent opening of its largest demon...

“The metaverse is just the beginning”: What lies ahead for fashion’s future

For most observers of the fashion industry, the technological impact of blockchain, Web 3.0, non fungible tokens (NFTs) ...

Welcome to digital art gallery Teleport, the offline version of the metaverse

Teleport began as a one-off “experium” in Hong Kong when it launched an exhibition last year and now, the company is ven...

“Innovation becomes even more important”: How Bloomthis creates joy

Founded in 2015, Bloomthis is an online florist in Malaysia specialising in handcrafted designer flowers, artisanal gift...

How Asos is helping to stamp out modern slavery in Mauritius

A collaboration between Asos and Anti-Slavery International has gone a long way to support migrant workers in Mauritius ...

Recipe for success: How FoodTank is taking on Hong Kong’s culinary scene

Foodtank is a hospitality management group based in Hong Kong that operates a range of food and beverage concepts, from ...

Fashion forward: Meet Hong Kong 3D shoe brand Fused Footwear

Launched in 2017 in Hong Kong and aimed at fashion-forward early adopters, Fused Footwear offers customisable shoes that...

“It was our destiny”: Japan’s ‘most beautiful bookstore’ lands in Malaysia

Widely known as Japan’s most beautiful bookstore, Tsutaya has recently dipped its toe into Southeast Asia.

Sweet success: How NZ honey brand Comvita is charting international growth

Comvita’s biggest international market is China and the business is keen to continue exploring further into Asia.

Meet Unspun, the innovative brand using 3D tech to create custom-fit jeans

Unspun is a robotics and digital apparel company based in Hong Kong and San Francisco that builds custom jeans for each ...

Revealed: Raffles City’s strategy to lure back in luxury customers

Raffles City Singapore has welcomed an exciting slate of international brands with new and exclusive concepts.

Q&A with Levi’s MD: “Climate change is the existential crisis of our time”

Against a backdrop where companies’ emissions data is often uncertain or inaccurate, Levi Strauss and Co. is focusing on...

Robots, RFID tags and an incubator area: Inside Decathlon’s new Data Lab

Decathlon’s Data Lab in Singapore is the latest facet of the brand’s pursuit of innovation and part of its efforts to de...

“It’s all about inclusivity”: Why Boohoo has launched modest fashion

Modest fashion is fast becoming a major consideration for global brands as they jostle for increased market share.

Biotech, virtual pop-ups and indie brands: Here is the future of K-beauty

Although facing stiff competition from Western brands and changing consumer demands, the Korean beauty (known as ‘K-beau...

There’s $1 trillion of untapped potential in resale: Vestiaire Collective CEO

In the past few years, it’s no secret that consumer interest in resale has risen, particularly as major brands from H&M ...