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Household spending slows

Household spending has cooled and despite signs of a recent improvement is likely to continue to slow in the future. New Zealand has been in the grip of a slowdown […]

H&M extends footprint into Auckland

H&M has continued to strengthen its portfolio of stores in New Zealand. The Swedish fashion chain is now brining a third store to the Auckland region, to be located in […]

Design Orchard mall to open this month

The new Orchard Road mall, a joint venture between the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), JTC Corporation and Enterprise Singapore, is conceived of as a home and exhibition space for local […]

Hong Kong high-street retail rents ease

Hong Kong high-street retail rents dropped slightly in the final quarter of last year as weakened market sentiment impacted sales growth. According to a market update from property company CBRE, […]

Footfall drop forcing change in shopping centres

As more bricks-and-mortar retailers report a slowdown in sales over the Christmas period, eyes are invariably turning to shopping centres to understand the broader picture. This picture doesn’t look particularly […]

Host of retailers open at $2b Central Park precinct

Starbucks, At Tea, Best Bite Convenience and doughnut shop Cross Lane have all launched new stores today at DUO, the penultimate development as part of the $2 billion Central Park precinct. The development […]

Eleven companies seek franchisees in Vietnam

Eleven international franchisors will gather at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel next week, all looking for prospective country or master franchisees in Vietnam. Participating franchises are in food and beverage, education, […]