The owner of Chinese big-box commerce giant Wumart has won a competition for control of one of western China’s biggest retailers after Wumei Holdings and associated investors increased their stake in Yinchuan Xinhua Department Store to 40 percent, through a… Read More>>
Guangzhou-based Yuexiu Property this month issued an announcement to the Hong Kong Exchange, saying the company intends to dispose of its 100 percent equity interest in its subsidiary Guangzhou Yuehui Property, which holds Yuexiu Fortune World Plaza in Guangzhou’s Liwan… Read More>>
Keppel Corporation has signed an agreement with ASX-listed Vicinity Centres to launch a A$1 billion ($743 million) retail property fund. The new vehicle, which is being formed at a time when Singaporean companies are increasingly active in Australia, will be… Read More>>
As property prices in Hong Kong continue to surge, even 20 square metre shops 17 kilometres from downtown are trading at record prices as the world-leading rates from Hong Kong island are pulling up markets more than half an hour’s… Read More>>
Athletic apparel brand Nike has stepped in where Hong Kong’s own Esprit faltered, leasing a 7,000 square foot (650 square metre) shop in Causeway Bay’s Leighton Centre for a reported monthly rent of HK$1.5 million.
The swoosh logo will soon… Read More>>
A Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) coffee startup is claiming a $1 billion valuation, and unicorn status, after raising $200 million from a group that includes Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC.
Beijing-based Luckin Coffee (瑞幸咖啡), which combines mobile apps, WeChat integration and… Read More>>
Chinese retailer Suning.com is setting up a RMB 20 billion ($3 billion) joint venture with Evergrande Real Estate Group to develop commercial plazas to promote its smart retail services. The retailer will invest RMB 9.8 billion for a 49 percent… Read More>>
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>>