| ||18/04/2019 - 09:07|
L’Oreal got more revenue from Asia than from Western Europe for the first time last quarter as the region’s surging demand for luxury products continued to resist the drag of a slower Chinese economy. read more
| ||28/11/2017 - 13:47|
With "tremendous" demand in emerging markets looking set to continue this season, the world’s third-largest cocoa processor is projecting a sharply smaller global surplus. read more
| ||03/11/2017 - 09:15|
Apple profits soared by almost 20% as its flagship iPhone X hit stores in Asia on Friday, with the company predicting bumper sales despite its eye-watering price tag. read more
| ||06/10/2017 - 16:07|
Chocolate lovers in Asia are taking a big bite out of the global cocoa glut. read more
| ||13/09/2017 - 10:03|
Asia was again the main driver of sales growth at Richemont, the world’s second-biggest luxury goods group said in a trading update on Wednesday, ahead of its AGM. read more
| ||14/02/2017 - 17:07|
What started as an “anti-Valentine’s” celebration concocted by students at Nanjing University in the 1990’s has grown into the single largest shopping day in Asia with sales of $17.8 billion last year. read more
| ||31/07/2014 - 14:41|
Johannesburg - Over 264 283 inspections were conducted between 2008 and 2013, resulting in illegal products worth R438m being destroyed, the department of trade and industry said on Wednesday. read more
| ||23/04/2014 - 11:14|
Shanghai - One of China's biggest strikes in years stretched into a second week on Monday and spread from a huge shoe production complex in southern Guangdong province to a facility owned by the same company in the neighbouring Jiangxi province.
| ||19/03/2014 - 13:19|
San Francisco -- Gap Inc. plans to open five franchise-operated Old Navy stores in the Philippines in 2014. The first two Old Navy stores will open in Manila in March and there are plans to open three more stores in the second half of the year for a total of five Old Navy stores in 2014. read more
| ||20/12/2013 - 08:21|
Cape Town - SABMiller [JSE:SABMiller] announced on Wednesday that its chairperson Graham Mackay, who has been with the company for 35 years, has passed away. Mackay was diagnosed with a brain tumour in April 2013.
| ||06/12/2013 - 09:00|
Copenhagen/Shanghai - Danish brewer Carlsberg upped its stake in China's Chongqing Brewery to 60 percent, strengthening its foothold in the world's largest beer market by volume, and hopes to further increase its holding, the latter said. read more
| ||18/10/2013 - 08:41|
Johannesburg - Markets across the world on Thursday gave a lukewarm reaction towards the US debt deal, due to fears that the scenario will repeat itself early next year. read more
| ||14/10/2013 - 09:13|
Washington - Citrus production in Florida, the world's second largest orange juice supplier after Brazil, is being threatened by a bacteria from Asia that has scientists racing for a remedy. read more
| ||09/09/2013 - 11:26|
Copenhagen - Danish toy company Lego on Thursday reported a 13% rise in net sales for the first half of 2013, citing strong sales in Asia. read more
| ||15/05/2013 - 09:25|
New York - There's expensive and then there's Hong Kong. read more
| ||19/04/2013 - 13:39|
On Tesco’s full-year results, David Gray, Retail Analyst at Planet Retail, commented: read more
| ||12/02/2013 - 07:51|
Cape Town - South Africa's potential for gross domestic product (GDP) growth could be stalled by several challenges, such as youth unemployment and labour strife, an economist warned.
| ||11/02/2013 - 08:09|
Sydney, "Be polite but not too familiar, display lucky symbols and take things slowly." unusual advice for the frantic world of retail but Australian stores hope it will help lure cashed-up Chinese tourists. read more
| ||07/12/2012 - 07:49|
Hong Kong/Milan - Italian fashion house Prada SpA beat forecasts with a 30% rise in third-quarter net profit, shrugging off concerns about a slowdown in demand for luxury goods. read more
| ||26/06/2012 - 08:32|
Shen Danyang, a spokesman at China's Commerce Ministry, said anecdotal evidence suggested Chinese export and import growth in looked as good in June as it did in May, when trade shipments were more than double market forecasts.
| ||08/02/2012 - 10:10|
Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft-drink maker, reported fourth-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as teas and juices boosted sales in Asia.
| ||30/11/2011 - 09:58|
Suppliers in China are boosting overseas shipments to emerging markets amid slowing orders from the EU as the region tackles its debt crisis, market experts have reported. read more
| ||07/11/2011 - 09:01|
Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s largest clothing chain, may buy a bigger rival in the U.S. or Europe after the yen’s advance to a postwar high against the dollar boosted the Japanese company’s purchasing power. read more
| ||07/11/2011 - 08:40|
Hong Kong - Hong Kong's wine imports have remained strong even as global economic uncertainty cuts demand for luxury goods, underscoring the city's credentials as a preeminent wine hub buoyed by strong demand from mainland Chinese buyers.