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Southeast Asia's luxury retail industry shows resilience: report

The fast-growing wealth in the country is expected to boost domestic spending.
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Southeast Asia's luxury retail industry shows resilience: report

The fast-growing wealth in the country is expected to boost domestic spending.
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China possible ideal market for cashier-less technology: report

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

Indian restaurants face dilemma amidst service charge ban

Restaurants are hesitant to incorporate service charges in menu prices.

Shenzhen’s retail market face concerns despite expansion

Retail sales of consumer goods fell in the first quarter.

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

Younger generations are increasingly willing to use online BNPL options.

China’s FMCG retailers must compete amidst growing digitization: Bain

Retailers must focus on categories that continue to have low online penetration.

Tighter competition expected for Bangkok’s retail sector in 2022

The sector’s outlook is expected to suffer weaker consumer confidence.

Growth in sight for Japan’s retail sector despite slow recovery

Store footfall is continuing to rise despite substantial COVID-19 cases.

China’s 618 shopping festival to dictate retail sector’s fortunes: report

Businesses are counting on the festival to invigorate the sector.

Japan’s retail sector enjoys foot traffic recovery in Q1

Second-hand luxury goods businesses saw solid demand in the quarter.

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.