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Youth consumers drive APAC’s luxury retail market: report

Brands are adopting strategies to connect deeper with younger luxury consumers.

Youth consumers drive APAC’s luxury retail market: report

Brands are adopting strategies to connect deeper with younger luxury consumers.

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

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

China’s e-commerce giants launches Earth Day initiatives

Alibaba has made public its nine green patents, while JD launched a carbon reduction campaign.

Hong Kong set for rebound in retail activity in April: report

But tourist demand is expected to remain muted in the coming months.

India’s apparel sales to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2022: GlobalData

This will be driven by increased urbanisation in the country.

Demographic shifts boost APAC’s DIY home improvement retail market

But the lack of skilled professionals in the sector might hold back growth in coming years.

Bangkok’s retail growth to depend on government support: report

Activity revived in Thailand’s industry in Q4 2021 but outlook remained muted.

Steady growth ahead for Australia’s retail spending

The country is not expected to return to another strict lockdown.

China rolls out policy support to buoy retail growth

Support is expected to strengthen if retail sales do not stabilise in the next few months.

Growth in sight for Asia Pacific’s retail markets

Nearly all major destinations are expected to see bigger domestic visitor volumes.

Vietnam’s grocery sector boosted by border reopening

The country’s tourism spending is expected to start recovering this year.

Year of reform for Tianjin’s retail market in 2022: report

The market is expected to welcome four new retail property projects in 2022.

Vietnam’s retail sector shows signs of recovery: report

Sales grew for the first time without a low base in the last two months of 2021.

India’s grocers to gain in redefining its core value proposition

The grocers can start by evaluating their consumers’ spending behaviours.

Malaysia’s retail recovery threatened by rising inflation

Inflation has been rising in many countries amidst supply-chain challenges.

Consumers’ financial insecurity hit APAC’s retail sector

Nearly nine in 10 consumers went through phases of financial insecurity in Q4 2021.

South Korea sees retail recovery in 2021

E-commerce quickly gained market share in recent years.