European firms have resorted to transporting goods from China via road rather than risk being the victim of the ongoing port congestion, according to a report published by Nikkei Asia.
Sephora China included a C-beauty showroom at its recent Sephora Day event, part of a wider launch of more than 240 new beauty products aimed at Chinese shoppers, including newness from seven locally grown brands and the debut of five overseas labels.
L’Occitane has launched its first Green Store concept in Australia, which comes as part of the company’s sustainability program.
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has announced that it is set to launch a Made in Japan focused store on Amazon’s US site to help Japanese SMEs reach American shoppers more easily, according to a report published by NHK World.
Watsons China, part of the A.S. Watson Group, has been voted the Most Loved Local Brand in a poll by YiMagazine.
Avon has expanded its geographical reach with the opening of its first flagship store in mainland China.
AmorePacific-owned Aritaum has partnered with food delivery app Yogiyo in order to offer shoppers a faster delivery service from their local drug store, according to a report published by Aju Daily.
Lagardere has announced that it has sold a stake in its Lagardere Travel Retail Asia arm to JD.com and a Chinese investment firm for CNY720 million in cash.
A woman of Pakistani heritage has called for a boycott of Sephora stores after claiming that she was followed out of a Hong Kong store and subjected to a search due to the color of her skin, according to a report published by the South China Morning Post.
China saw retail sales grow 8.5 percent in July versus the same period in 2020, according to a report published by CNBC, well below the 11.5 percent growth forecast.