Less than three months after announcing a RMB 20 billion fund to redevelop commercial properties in China’s first tier cities, Warburg Pincus-backed Nova Property and Sunac China Holdings have teamed up to acquire a pair of commercial buildings in Shanghai’s… Read More>>
Chinese Internet giant Tencent is making a second attempt to help Dalian Wanda Group take its shopping mall empire online, as the maker of China’s ubiquitous WeChat app renews a once-failed partnership with the commercial developer.
Under the terms of… Read More>>
The brick and mortar competition among China’s tech giants continues to heat up with JD.com announcing earlier this week that it would open 500 of its 7Fresh supermarkets in five years. This latest expansion into offline retail by China’s second-largest… Read More>>
A retail unit of blue-chip developer Henderson Land is acquiring Japanese retailer FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co’s operations in Hong Kong for HK$300 million ($38 million), expanding Henderson’s department store business to Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
The Henderson subsidiary, Urban… Read More>>
Global sportswear brand FILA has relaunched its flagship store in Shanghai, celebrating the opening of its largest retail space in Greater China. The expanded and upgraded venue in the Mosaic Shanghai mall on East Nanjing Road now covers 867 square metres… Read More>>
Carrefour has opened its first-ever smart supermarket in Shanghai in partnership with Tencent, four months after the parent company of China’s ubiquitous WeChat app bought a stake in the French retailer. The Le Marche store in China’s commercial capital is… Read More>>
The future of retail is about to be delivered to Hong Kong’s commercial developers, and it’s coming via the Internet, according to a report released today by property consultancy JLL.
The company’s report on the city’s shopping scene, “Reimagining Retail… Read More>>
American wholesale giant Costco is opening its first store in the world’s second-biggest economy, even as foreign retailers like Tesco and Lotte scale back their businesses in China due to market barriers and disappointing sales.
Costco inked an agreement with… Read More>>
China’s second-largest e-commerce company by sales, JD.com, has opened its first unmanned store in Xiong’an New Area, a new district being built just south of Beijing that the central government intends to develop into a new economic hub.
JD.com opened… Read More>>
The retail arm of Korean conglomerate Lotte Group has shed the first piece of its hypermarket business in China, following a geopolitical spat that has slashed its sales in the country by 77 percent.
Lotte Shopping will sell one of… Read More>>