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Business lobby says Asia key to recovery

New report outlines recommendations to boost trade with Asia.

Kathmandu sales bounce back, but confidence wanes

Outdoor retailer sees positive return to sales, but economic uncertainty keeps spirits low.

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Lululemon buys fitness tech business to fuel in-home workouts

Acquisition will help Lululemon accelerate its fitness ecosystem.

Microsoft to permanently close most stores

Microsoft says it will shut nearly all of its stores around the world and “reimagine” the physical space at its centre in Sydney.

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Korean beauty giant opens 10th store in Australia in two years

Innisfree’s general manager says Australia has been a significant growth market for the global beauty chain.

Retail news from around the globe

Muji expands into convenience; Superdry to quit Chinese market.

Wake up and smell the coffee: Starbucks Reserve

A peek inside the new Starbucks Reserve store in Singapore.

Retail news from around the globe

Sephora dedicates shelf space to black-owned businesses; Guess closes 100 stores; and more.

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TikTok snaps up local talent and launches Sydney office

Multiple former Google managers make the jump to the video platform’s local team.

Brands risk backlash over Black Lives Matter. Should they still speak out?

Brands including local luxury label Zimmermann have come under fire for not living up to their messages of equality.