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Inditex to close 1200 smaller stores, invest online

Inditex plans to close up to 1200 smaller stores globally as it invests more than €2.7 billion in expanding its online capacity and large-format stores.

LVMH’s Tiffany takeover is in doubt as COVID-19 hits jeweller’s sales

The planned US$16.2 billion Tiffany takeover by luxury-goods group LVMH appears in doubt, with the Parisian luxury-goods group looking at ways to renegotiate the price.

How H&M went from global to ‘glocal’

As fast fashion label H&M expands in Asia, the Swedish company is tapping local models and creative partners to up its appeal.

Victoria’s Secret sale cancelled; company to be spun off

L Brands confirms the deal with private-equity company Sycamore Partners was cancelled and it now plans to spin the business off.

An inside look at Harvey Nichols’ Hong Kong store

The department store retailer is hoping to appeal to both in-store and online shoppers.

Burberry bullish despite Hong Kong sales collapsing

British luxury fashion label lifts full year forecast.

A muse by the sea

K11 Musea in Hong Kong is possibly the most ambitious retail project of modern day Asia, a temple of art and retail built for millennials.

Hong Kong street-front rents are down more than 50 per cent from their peak

Hong Kong street-front rents plunges by 54 per cent.

Aldi China opens three more pilot stores

Discount grocer opens three new stores in Shanghai.

How 5G will revolutionise retail as a great enabler

Mobile communication is about to experience its greatest revolution since the smartphone.

Riccardo Tisci makes magic at Burberry

Fashion retailer hails the success of new creative director Riccardo Tisci as its June quarter same-store sales grew.

LVMH takes stake in Stella McCartney House

Luxury fashion retailer buys cornerstone share in Stella McCartney House.

Lush Tokyo store marks beauty brand’s largest yet in Asia

The new Lush Tokyo store is the beauty brand’s largest yet in Asia, a three-storey, 1240sqm flagship.

Prada to cull wholesale channels

Italian luxury fashion label to cull its wholesale distributor list to take more direct control of pricing.

Victoria’s Secret drops televised fashion show

Global fashion brand begins process of revitalising business for a new age.

Ikea leasing program targets students, offices

Swedish furniture retailer to launch furniture rental service.

German owner of Pret-a-Manger seeks to make amends for Nazi past

JAB Holding pledges to pay US$11.3m to charity.

L Brands to close stores as sales stagnate

Victoria’s Secret parent company share price falls 8 per cent after releasing disappointing results.

LVMH achieves record result, with profit up 21 per cent

World’s largest luxury retailer reports record revenue of €46.8 billion.

China retail poised to overtake the US

Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.

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