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‘Stunted’ disposable income growth to drag HK, China consumer spending

Disposable income in the market is expected to average 3.3% in 2022. 
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‘Stunted’ disposable income growth to drag HK, China consumer spending

Disposable income in the market is expected to average 3.3% in 2022. 
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International borders reopening to boost HK’s luxury market

Hong Kong is home to a large number of global luxury retailers. 
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Lower consumer confidence hits South Korea's retail sector

The country’s retail sales dropped for the first time since December 2020.

Why carbon labelling has not yet materialised amongst food, drink firms

Inflation and food security concerns have been the main focus this year.

Consumer spending in South Korea to grow 2.8% in 2022

Household spending is expected to reach KRW793.9t during the year. 

Consumer spending in Kuwait to grow nearly 7% in 2022

This is thanks to eased restrictions and low jobless rate amongst others. 

China possible ideal market for cashier-less technology: report

The number of machine-to-machine connections has skyrocketed in four years.

Malaysia to record ‘healthy’ spending growth in 2022: Fitch

It posted a three-year high 29.9% growth in retail sales in May.

BNPL payment option to boost Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market

Younger generations are increasingly willing to use online BNPL options.

Retailers eye using recycled plastic, sustainable materials in products

Some companies in the personal care sector are offering re-fillable options

More brands to pierce through the Metaverse madness in 2022: report

This comes as brands explore avenues of digital personalisation.

Ultra-fast, same day delivery on the rise for e-commerce

However, the trend might slow down due to inflationary pressures, Fitch said.

Kuwait’s consumer spending to grow 6.2% in 2022

This is due to Kuwait's recovery from COVID-19.

South Korea consumer spending to grow 2.8% in 2022: Fitch

Real household spending for 2022 will exceeds pre-pandemic levels.

Real household spending in UAE to rise by 4.2% in 2022

This comes as vaccine rollout drive more economic activity.

Vietnam retail sales rises 6.5% in first 4 months

Fitch Solutions noted the country already steered clear of the low base effects.

Singapore’s retail growth to rely on essential spending: Fitch

Real household income growth is expected to be relatively modest in 2022-2026.