Singaporeans may soon be able to rate the city-state’s nearly 30,000 property agents in much the same way they assess restaurants and Uber drivers. The Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), a government body that regulates the industry, announced plans to… Read More>>
Indecisive shoppers can now sample, try out and purchase lipstick, mascara and other cosmetics in the dressing room armed with just a smartphone, but only in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
The virtual reality make-up trials are a real… Read More>>
Premium co-working operator naked Hub has transformed the way more than 10,000 people work in Asia, and now the Shanghai-based startup is making it possible for any landlord to join the flexible office revolution.
As the next step in this… Read More>>
While artificial intelligence and facial recognition may be the road ahead for physical retail, the promise of online efficiency and future growth may not yet have made it to Chengdu, at least for one retailer.
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Proptech leads today’s news roundup, with a Korean real estate crowdfunding startup raising a pile of money in a record-breaking series A investment round. Also in the headlines, China Vanke and ZTE are set to move ahead on a Shenzhen… Read More>>
Chinese tech giant Tencent is eyeing an investment in Carrefour China alongside Shanghai-listed supermarket chain Yonghui Superstores, said French retailer Carrefour in a press release.
Under the terms of the non-binding agreement, the company that rules China’s social media world… Read More>>
Global real estate consultancy JLL is taking another bet on proptech innovation by leading a $3.8 million Series A funding for 3D visualisation startup Foyr.
JLL is joined by other individual and non-institutional investors for the funding round in the… Read More>>
Chinese rental apartment provider Ziroom has raised RMB 4 billion ($621 million) in a series A financing round — the largest amount secured by a rental housing firm in the country, according to an article published on its official Wechat… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, China’s biggest developer by sales announced a $3 billion fund-raising plan to repay debt — and promptly took a beating on the Hong Kong stock exchange due to the dilution of its existing shares. Singapore housing continues… Read More>>
Mainland authorities got attention this year for pushing back against Christmas celebrations on the mainland, and it looks like Santa may have taken this badly after the stockings full of coal that some of China’s best-known firms received over the… Read More>>