HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Landlords in Hong Kong’s priciest retail strips are facing a wake-up call: The days of leasing stores for US$1 million (S$1.35…View More World's most expensive retail rents tumble to decade low in Hong Kong
SINGAPORE – Home appliance megastore Courts will be opening its second flagship store at The Heeren on Saturday (Nov 6) ahead of schedule to catch…View More Courts opens flagship store at The Heeren on Nov 6 to catch year-end shopping crowd
SINGAPORE – The latest month-long extension of Covid-19 restrictions, following round after round of tightened curbs this year, could sound the death knell for many…View More Latest extension of Covid-19 curbs leaves S'pore's retailers 'in deep despair, disrepair'
BEIJING – Uncertainty clouds China’s retail sector for the rest of the year, even as takings at the till beat economists’ expectations last month. Analysts…View More Chip shortage, uncertainty over Covid-19 cloud China's retail outlook
In the chic neighborhood of SoHo, more than 40 stores have closed during the pandemic. More than a quarter of the offices, once among the…View More SoHo Catered to Free-Spending Tourists. What Happens Without Them?
It’s Friday. Today we’ll look at how retailers — especially chain stores in Midtown — are rethinking things as they adapt to what they hope…View More The Changing Midtown Cityscape
PARIS (AFP) – French magistrates have opened an inquiry into allegations four fashion groups, including Uniqlo and the owner of Zara, profited from forced labour…View More French launch probe into Uniqlo, Zara owner and others over forced Uighur labour
There’s purpose in the air in fashion — but the industry’s newfound devotion to environmental, social and governance reforms is only starting to sink in…View More The Purpose in CEO Pay, Fashion Evolves
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will replace the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency with his own nominee, a White House official…View More Biden to replace housing finance agency chief after top court ruling -White House
SINGAPORE – Shuttered department store Robinsons Singapore is set to relaunch as Robinsons Online with a sale at 3pm on Thursday (June 24), featuring more…View More Robinsons customers cite mixed feelings ahead of store's online-only relaunch
PARIS — Out to ride the current revival of the Paris shopping scene, Mourad Behlouli is swooping into Aubervilliers, a northern suburb of the French…View More Experience Matters: L’Avant Coureur Straddles Line Between Art and Fashion
With increasingly more consumers getting vaccinated against COVID-19, retail analysts are expecting an increase in foot traffic during the second half even as shoppers continue…View More Consumer Trends Grow Clear as Mandates Lift and Shoppers Emerge From Home
LONDON (Reuters) – The number of retail investors in Europe has doubled since the start of last year as stay-at-home rules and high savings rates…View More Retail investor base doubles in Europe as U.S. "meme" stock mania spreads – Euronext
As e-commerce sales continue to grow, so do payment authorization failures, which is when financial service providers flag a customer’s online order. That means the…View More FMG Tech Forum Workshop Spotlights ‘Payment Authorization Failures’