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Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Ikea Singapore has launched a stand-alone specialist showroom in partnership with Livspace at Jurong Point. Spanning 65sqm, the studio was modelled after a three-room HDB flat that has been designed for sma...
Jack Ma resurfaces in online meeting after three-month absence
Five Guys launching first Australian store in Penrith
Li Ning to buy up Clarks footwear for US$69 million
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Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing’s operating profit beats pre-pandemic level

The company has widely been viewed as one of the most resilient retailers amid the global virus pandemic.

New Zealand wine marketplace to target Australian connoisseurs

The business will initially target Australia and Hong Kong, but will eventually extend its reach to the UK and USA.

Health, empowerment top global trends list this year

Seven trends are expected to create impact on the global consumer markets this year.

Future Group chief expects quick approval for US$3.4bn takeover

Kishore Biyani unmoved as Amazon steps up legal challenge to rescue deal with Reliance.

LVMH completes $20 billion acquisition of Tiffany, replaces leadership team

Chief executive Alessandro Bogliolo will remain on board to assist a smooth transition and will then depart on Jan 22.

Online marketplace supporting women launches in Australia

Developed with software provider Marketplacer, Global Sisters’ online marketplace vies to make self-employment a viable ...
Macy's store on Herald Square in Manhattan.

Macy’s to close 45 stores this year

Closures are part of a three-year plan to focus on more productive outlet centres.
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Tory Burch opens first Melbourne boutique

Located at Chadstone Shopping Centre, the brand's first Melbourne store is its third in Australia.

Where on Earth is Jack Ma?

The Financial Times reported that Ma was replaced as a judge in the final episode in November of a game show called Afri...
international retail news

Retail news from around the globe

The top international retail stories this week.

British retailer Next, U.S. investor plan joint bid for Arcadia

Next is in talks with Davidson Kempner Capital Management for a joint bid to gain control of Arcadia fashion group.

City Chic buys up curvy brand Evans to seed UK expansion

Evans was previously owned by collapsing Topshop owner Arcadia Group.

Sephora to open Pitt Street flagship next month

Sephora Australia is to unveil the new look of its flagship store in Pitt Street next month.

H&M sales dampened by second Covid-19 wave

H&M saw local-currency sales fall 10 per cent in its fourth quarter.