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

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

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

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

APAC to drive over $60b global airport retail market: report

This will be driven by an increase in retail space, and rising passenger numbers amongst others.

South Korean retailers expectations high as restrictions ease

But there are concerns lifting of social distancing rules could hit large discount stores.

South Korea-based CU opens 200th outlet in Mongolia

The convenience store chain made forays in the market four years ago.

Central Retail’s e-grocery launches subscription services

The company offers free standard express deliveries at less than $3 a month.

UNIQLO opens door to London’s Regent Street

Fast Retailing noted this is its “most significant store” under the brand to date.

Reliance Retail to launch handicrafts brand ‘Swadesh’

This is in support of the “Handmade in India” programme.

Central Retail invests THB100M in first standalone supermarket

The supermarket is under Tops market for consumers in Eastern Bangkok.

JCCU expands sustainable product offerings

This includes 18 products that use whitebait as an ingredient.

Weekly News Wrap: Lawson mulls supermarket chain IPO; GoTo soars 23% in market debut

And Zilingo suspends its CEO amidst a probe on its accounting practices.

Fast Retailing profit grows 12.7% to ¥189.2b in H1 2022

The company also projected an 8.4% growth in 2022.

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

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

Thai furniture spending to grow 3.1% in 2022

This is following a 1.1% increase last year.

Social causes key in APAC marketing efforts

Around 60% of APAC marketers consider diversity and inclusion important to their organisations.

APAC marketers plan to increase ad spending by 34%

Social media is the top advertising platform for marketers.

7-Eleven must develop online presence in China: analyst

The company’s market share has been declining since 2018.