Local fashion brands thriving: ST checks 5 stores making waves in the retail world

Fashion label Beyond The Vines started in 2015 and now operates more than 10 stores across five countries, including Indonesia, Thailand and Australia.

Online shops hit new highs on Singles' Day sales

If you were stifling a yawn at work yesterday, chances are you were not alone.

E-commerce offers Thai small retailers big jump in reach and income

A SMALL Thai retailer who expands into online sales can boost takings by an average of 51 per cent a year, according to a new report released by an e-commerce platform provider.

Alibaba says Singles’ Day sales hit $17.7 billion in first hour

The figure is up 32 per cent from last year’s early haul.

Online shoppers all set for Singles Day frenzy

Bride-to-be Lynn Yang has been planning for this year's Singles Day sale for the past five months.

In Good Company: Vito Xu, don of Asian outlet malls

In some ways, Mr Vito Xu's life mirrors the spectacular rise of China and its embrace of the outside world after the late Deng Xiaoping opened the economy to foreign investment four decades ago,...

Facing shorter holiday season, US retailers rev up faster delivery, early deals

[WASHINGTON] US retailers are rushing in with faster-than-ever delivery deals and earlier Christmas promotions in hopes of easing the impact of this year's shorter holiday selling season, a period...

DFS again increases severance payouts to retrenched staff

TRAVEL retailer DFS Group on Wednesday said it has further bumped up the severance packages to all the workers who were laid off during its recent retrenchment exercise in Singapore.

Companies around the world get hit by Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Whether they sell fur coats from Rome or farm hens from Mississippi, a surprising concern is occupying a number of corporate executives this earnings season: Hong Kong's...

Mothercare still thriving in Singapore despite UK woes

Baby product retailer Mothercare said its 11 stores here are thriving, despite the group's announcement yesterday that it is putting its loss-making British business into administration.

Retail rents in Singapore rise 2.3% as vacancy rate tightens to 7.5%: URA data

SINGAPORE - Rents of retail space in the central region of Singapore increased by 2.3 per cent in the third quarter, after falling 1.5 per cent in the previous quarter, according to data released...