Tag Archives: Fashion

Uniqlo opens biggest Southeast Asian store in Makati

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(Business Mirror, Bloomberg | October 6, 2018) A 4,100-square-meter Uniqlo flagship store has recently opened in Makati—the biggest in Southeast Asia. The new chain, owned by Fast Retailing Co., is almost two times bigger than the 2,700-sq-m site which opened on Orchard Road in Singapore two years ago. The new addition adds up the total Uniqlo stores in the Philippines’s ...

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Rum maker Tanduay launches online fashion store through Shopee


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 26, 2018 ) Rum distiller turned fashion-brand Tanduay has launched an online store in partnership with Singaporean e-commerce platform Shopee. The new international e-storefront features some fashion products formerly only available at the Tanduay store in Century Park Hotel. The fashion foray is an unusual execution of using apparel to build brand awareness and ...

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Local e-commerce driving local brands’ growth

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(Source: Manila Times | April 9, 2018) The Philippines’ electronic commerce sector has bolstered local companies in enhancing their brand presence and expanding their consumer base, a report from Malaysia-based iPrice Group found. According to its Philippines’ top 50 e-commerce rankings research, iPrice found that local brands are benefiting from increased internet and smartphone use, boosting their visibility. “Forty-four percent ...

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ZALORA, Ayala Group announce enhanced tie-up


(Source: Philippine Canadian Inquirer | December 15, 2017) Officials of online fashion shopping site ZALORA and Ayala Group are banking on Filipinos strong presence on various online sites to boost their business by providing seamless shopping experience. In a briefing, ZALORA Group CEO Parker Gundersen said their tie-up with Ayala Group is aimed at giving customers a fulfilling shopping experience ...

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UNIQLO opens two new stores


(Source: Malaya.com.ph | November 7, 2017) Japanese global apparel retail brand, UNIQLO recently opened new stores and will add over 1,000 sqm of new shopping space in two locations, bringing the UNIQLO LifeWear shopping experience to more Filipinos. Following its successful expansion in Mindanao and the recent opening of its first store in Ilocos Norte, the opening of the new ...

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Asia gives Dr Martens revenues a kick along

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | October 26, 2017) A strong performance in Asia has helped boost UK footwear brand Dr Martens revenues by 25 percent. Sales in Asia for its latest fiscal year grew by 43 percent, to contribute £66.4 million (US$88 million) to its total revenues of £290.6 million. During the year the company added 18 stores globally, taking ...

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Amazon to become Americans’ favorite clothing store


(Source: Retail in Asia | October 19, 2017) Amazon is becoming the go-to place for Americans to buy clothing. In a new survey by Alphawise, a research arm of Morgan Stanley, said that 69% of people bought clothing on Amazon over the last six months. The results show a growth of 10% from a year ago, when 59% said they ...

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Why S Maison is the new style destination

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(Source: Inquirer.net | July 7, 2017) The grand opening of the upscale S Maison mall at Conrad Manila was a virtual feast for the senses. The lifestyle destination has been open for more than a year now, but had an official launch only last June. S Maison sits inside The SM group’s newest luxury hotel, Conrad Manila, which has been ...

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Fresh Abercrombie & Fitch concept for Harbour City

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | June 30, 2017) Upscale American casualwear retailer Abercrombie & Fitch will re-enter the Hong Kong market within the next six months with a fresh concept store It will be Abercrombie & Fitch’s first overseas outing for its new retail concept, which is boutique in style. It will be modelled after the prototype, launched at the ...

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H&M aims to use 100 percent recycled materials by 2030


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 5 April 2017) The latest H&M Sustainability Report released this week aims for 100 percent recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030. And the Swedish headquartered retailer says it wants to be “climate positive” throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is a commitment to switch to 100 percent renewable electricity. ...

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