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Antipodes and Alibaba form strategic partnership

New Zealand skincare brand Antipodes has announced a strategic partnership with Chinese e-…

New Zealand food brands team up on Tmall

Some of New Zealand’s most popular food and beverage brands now have direct access to Ch…

Zara growth slows

Zara growth is slowing substantially and analysts fear worse is to come.

Ted Baker CEO resigns

Ray Kelvin has stepped down from his position as CEO and director of UK fashion label Ted …

Debenhams chairman out, CEO off board

Struggling UK department store Debenhams has reported a 3.4 per cent drop in like-for-like…

German chain follows Amazon

German electronics retailer follows in Amazon’s footsteps.

Chinese e-commerce policy to benefit foreign sellers

The Chinese government last week announced that it will improve its e-commerce retail impo…

Dolce & Gabbana faces growing backlash in China over controversial ads

Luxury retailer offends its most important market.

Jack Ma backs global strategy in final letter to shareholders

Alibaba founder backs global economy, despite recent uncertainties.

Chinese tourists leaving wallets at home

Spending by Chinese tourists may have peaked, new research says.


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