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Prada apologises for ‘racist’ monkey figurine after Facebook backlash

Luxury retail pulls controversial figurine.

Gucci Wooster Bookstore blends literature and design

Gucci launches bookstore in the heart of SoHo.

Dolce & Gabbana China crisis expanding globally

The Dolce & Gabbana China risis is worsening.

Tesco launches new discount chain Jack’s

UK retailer opens the first of its new Jack’s grocery stores.

Fashion label Espirit confirms heavy loss

Struggling fashion label looks to new CEO, incoming chairman to turn the business around after a horror year.

Uniqlo Southeast Asia network will double

Japanese apparel giant to expand Asia Pacific footprint.

Fung Retailing may be forced to sell Toys R Us stake

Lenders try to have a US court force Hong Kong’s Fung Group to sell its stake in the profitable Asian subsidiary.

Chinese power massive growth for L’Oreal in Asia Pacific

Beauty products retailer’s sales in Asia Pacific soar.

Puma chief talks about fakes, fast product cycles and a foray online

Puma sales rises steadily despite intense competition.

Kering’s chief hails “dazzling” performance

Fashion giant’s decision to focus the business on luxury appears to be paying off.

LVMH sales soar 10 per cent in first half year

Global luxury retailer posts strongest growth.

JD’s business model moving from retailer to tech company

JD’s business model that is largely based on retailing morphs into something quite different.

Alibaba and JD facing keen new rivals, says eMarketer

Alibaba and JD may appear to dominate China’s e-commerce market, but new research suggests new players are increasing their influence.

Ihop name change a PR disaster – or was it?

How a name change turned out to be a hugely successful publicity stunt.

SK-II experiential concept store incorporates face authentication

The Future X Smart Store by SK-II to trade in the trendy Harajuku district until June 28.

Old Navy continues to drive Gap’s lacklustre growth

Core brand sputters again.

Starbucks China to double store network

Starbucks China plans to open a new store every 15 hours for the next five years, doubling its store count to 6000.

The DNA of Zalora

Inside Retail Hong Kong secures exclusive interviews with the outgoing CEOs of Zalora and parent Global Fashion Group.

Ikea Southeast Asia CEO on copycats, culture and competition

Furniture giant faces some unique challenges as it expands its footprint.

New L’Occitane flagship concept unveiled

French-headquartered, Hong Kong-listed L’Occitane en Provence, opens world-first concept store.

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