[TOKYO] Japan's April factory output fell at a much faster-than-expected pace and retail sales tumbled the most in more than two decades as a coronavirus-triggered state of emergency dealt a heavy...

RETAIL and food and beverage (F&B) players on Thursday breathed a sigh of relief on the possibility of an earlier end to what they feel is an increasingly untenable wait to reopen, although...

[STOCKHOLM] Sweden's H&M expects the 2,500 furloughed staff at its headquarters in Stockholm to return to work in July, the world's second-largest fashion retailer said on Wednesday.

MERCHANTS in heartland precincts will soon get curated solutions and discounts to go digital, in a new initiative to be rolled out first in Ang Mo Kio, Bedok and Clementi, and subsequently ...

[NEW YORK] Gucci wants to change show business. Or, rather, the business of shows. The Italian brand has joined the chorus of brands and retailers calling for a permanent reset of the fashion...

[ATLANTA] California retail with in-store shopping and places of worship that were closed under one of the most restrictive coronavirus containment rules in the United States may now open, health...

[TOKYO] Japanese department store company Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings said it will reopen its main stores in the Tokyo area including its Isetan flagship, one of the most fashion-forward department...

[LONDON] Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that Britain could reopen all non-essential retail stores on June 15 if the coronavirus remains contained.

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MANY heartland merchants and hawkers may not survive another four to six weeks of closure even with government aid, warned the Federation of Merchants' Associations, Singapore (FMAS), prompting it...

THE proposals suggested by the Fair Tenancy Framework Industry Committee (FTFIC) might face some road bumps, as property consultants point to potential snags in the list of recommendations.