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Weekly News Wrap: Alibaba mulls $10b fundraising for Freshippo; JD launches robotic shops in Netherlands

And Uniqlo raised prices for some products due to high production costs.
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Weekly News Wrap: Alibaba mulls $10b fundraising for Freshippo; JD launches robotic shops in Netherlands

And Uniqlo raised prices for some products due to high production costs.
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South Korea’s retailers boosted by private brand products

The high inflation in the country has led to a boost in sales in cheaper private brands.
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CU launches 50th convenience store outlet in Malaysia

The company is targeting to open more than 500 stores in Malaysia in five years.
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Australia household spending to grow 3.5% in 2022: Fitch Solutions

Recovery of consumer spending relies on the vaccination against COVID-19.
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Shake Shack to open 10 Malaysian stores by 2031

The burger stand operator is present in five Asian markets.

Reliance invests $200m in quick commerce player Dunzo

The delivery company is seeking to expand its operations to 15 Indian cities.

Weekly News Wrap: Delhi court halts Future-Amazon arbitration; 7-Eleven China fined over calling Taiwan a nation

And Walmart clarified they did not deliberately remove Xinjiang products on its app.

Brazil-based meat supplier marks retail foray into China via JD

JBS will offer a wide selection of beef products from several countries.

Indonesia’s Kopi Kenangan hits unicorn status with $96m funding

It seeks to expand its new brands and broaden its coffee business’ reach internationally.

APAC’s duty-free retail market to recover in 2023: report

China’s market remained resilient in the past years as tourism recovered.

Happy holidays, one and all!

Retail Asia will be back on 3 January 2022. 

Rapid transformation brought Asia retailers into the digital age. What’s next for retail tech?

As the holiday season revs up to its climax, retailers have much to celebrate even as they prepare themselves for one final last-minute Christmas shopping spree.

South Korean retailers get into upcycling initiatives

Hyundai Department Store is selling bags made from its old banners.

Starbucks Coffee bans disposable cups in Jeju Island

The company has set up 26 return slots for multi-use cups.

Don Don Donki launches new Jonetz store in Malaysia

The store seeks to provide a gourmet trip experience with dishes from various parts of Japan.