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Disappointing profit numbers for Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing’s turnover grew 8.9 % to 460.5 billion yen (3.5 billion euro), about 100 million euro better than analysts’ expectations. However, it was not all good news: net profit dropped […]

Administrators drop Topshops

More than half Australia’s Topshop and Topman stores have closed and 370 jobs have been axed as administrators continue to restructure the struggling fashion retailer. Administrator Ferrier Hodgson on Friday […]

Hong Kong retail expansion ahead, says JLL

Many Hong Kong retailers plan to open more stores next year, a new JLL survey shows. The realty consultancy firm found that 62 per cent of overseas and local retailers […]

Expansion on again for Thailand’s big retailers

Following a pause because of unfavourable economic conditions this year, Thailand’s big retailers are resuming their expansion plans with developments taking on a fresh approach. Confidence has been rising after […]

H&M announces two more locations

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is continuing its foray into Queensland, today announcing it will launch stores at Stockland Townsville and Stockland Rockhampton. Both stores are set to open later […]

Two Aussies in top five APAC retailers

Woolworths and Wesfarmers have made it to the top five of Asia Pacific retailers, according to Euromonitor’s latest report. Based on its retailing data, the market research firm ranks the […]

Aussie fuel retailer to take over Gull NZ

Fuel retailer Caltex Australia has won regulatory approval to expand across the Tasman and buy Gull New Zealand in a roughly $325 million deal. Caltex on Monday said it anticipates the takeover […]

The SumoSalad syndrome

There is no doubt that resentment felt toward the ‘negotiation’ of retail lease renewals by tenants has been simmering for a long period of time. But the hotplate has just […]

Sylvia Park shopping centre gets new additions

Kiwi Property has revealed its plans to expand the Sylvia Park shopping centre. Renovations include new department stores and 1500 extra carparks. The Sylvia Park centre has been the topic […]

Scentre confirms more major Westfield refurbs

Scentre Group’s full year net profit has jumped 10.4 per cent to $2.99 billion on the back of strong operational performance and revaluations. The company, which operates Westfield-branded centres in […]


The British Retail Consortium Retail Sales Monitor release for December 2016 shows that UK retail sales in this critical festive month grew by 1.7%; underpinned by like-for-like growth of 1.0%.

First Apple store opening in Korea

Apple Korea on Friday posted job openings for the first-ever Apple Store to be opened here, officially confirming reports of its launch.