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    Goodbye brick-and-mortar, hello online shopping?

    Big-name retailers have announced they'll be closing up shop in Singapore, all within weeks of each other. Do these exits reflect the slow death ...
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    Commentary: Despite the huge e-commerce challenge, the Singapore mall is fighting back

    It’s not just retail brands that have undergone disruption. Mall operators too have been forced to reinvent the shopping experience, says SUSS’ ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers clutch their Nordstrom bags at an Old Navy store as holiday shopping accelerat

    Commentary: Christmas shopping has changed over the years - with more power to the shopper

    The reality may be that shoppers are now better informed about products than retail staff, says the Financial Times' Andrew Hill.
  4. Ant Financial's CEO Eric Jing attends the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen

    Ant Financial appoints Simon Hu as CEO, part of Alibaba's executive shuffle

    E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its fintech affiliate Ant Financial announced a string of top level executive changes on Thursday, ...
  5. Online Chinese celebrity and store owner Zhang Dayi checks comments from viewers on a phone during

    Size, colour and smell: Livestreaming rings up big sales in China

    Zhang Dayi tugs at the sleeve of her grey sweater and rubs the material as 2.3 million viewers watch her every move.
  6. Mastercard executive vice president Rama Sridhar and GrabPay managing director Huey Tyng Ooi

    Grab launches numberless card with Mastercard

    Grab has launched Asia’s first numberless card with Mastercard, the ride-hailing firm announced on Thursday (Dec 5), cementing its position as a ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York

    Amazon opens pop-up store on China's Pinduoduo until year-end

    Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it will open a pop-up store on Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo Inc that will run until the end of December and ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves

    Amazon to open store on China's Pinduoduo marketplace on Nov. 25: source

    Amazon.com Inc will open a store on Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo on Monday, a source familiar with the matter said, in a sign of how the U.S.