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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 09:36
Retail in Asia
French underwear brand Le Slip Francais opened its flagship store in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Located at the Upper Station Street of Sheung Wan, the new boutique features a variety collection of men's briefs, boxer shorts, socks, T-shirts, slippers, as well as water-proof bags. "Le Slip Francais is more than a brand of underwear. We are a dynamic enterprise fuses French manufacturing tradition and expertise with a modern twist and a sense of humour," said Guillaume Gibault, founder of Le Slip Francais. The underwear brand has created a trend "Made in France 3.0" – an...
2015-04-28 06:00
About 90 percent of the 32 tax-free shops and supermarkets at Moc Bai border gate in Vietnam's Tay Ninh province, bordering Cambodia, have shut down due to policy changes. This was announced by the...
Years 2013 and 2014 saw an unprecedented level of cyber assault on retailers. Several major...
2015-04-28 06:00
Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and state-owned China Telecom Corp Ltd have tied up to sell inexpensive smartphones aimed at boosting mobile commerce in smaller cities and rural...
Despite increasing investments in omni-channel sales capabilities, many retailers and consumer...
2015-04-28 06:30
The UK's leading retail chain Tesco is likely to go slow on expansion in India, after the record USD9-billion annual loss it announced last week. The retailer, which has in the recent past exited...
Australian supermarket chain Coles has announced that it will establish a Nurture Fund to help...
2015-04-28 06:30
Some of the largest retailers have been looking at augmented reality (AR) for years as one of those technology advancements with huge potential to reach shoppers who are constantly on their mobile...
The day when the lower-case "e" was introduced to define the online nature of a...
2015-04-28 06:00
Employment growth in China's urban areas slowed in the first quarter of 2015 for the first time since the global financial crisis, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) said on...
Unimpressive results at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hurting pay for its top executives. Wal-Mart's CEO...

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