Latest News

MPH Bookstore may quit Singapore

MPH Bookstore may quit Singapore

Malaysia’s MPH Bookstore may exit Singapore, closing its last outlet by September. The chain announced its plan to close Raffles City and Parkway Parade outlets on July 28 and September 1 respectively. But the company signalled it is open to replacing the two outlets with a single store if it can find the right location at the right rent. MPH […]

Microsoft London’s flagship store opens

Microsoft London’s flagship store opens

The new Microsoft London flagship store has opened, a stone’s throw from archrival Apple’s local store. Among those welcoming the public on the 22,000sqft store’s launch day was the US tech company’s UK CEO Cindy Rose, who said the store was a “symbol of Microsoft’s enduring commitment to the UK”, which allows people to “experience the best the company has […]

Crimson Cup opens fourth cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Crimson Cup opens fourth cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh

US coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has opened its fourth international coffee shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The new Rangs Fortune Square venue joins Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in the Banani and Dhanmondi neighborhoods. “Dhanmondi is a huge residential area with a multicultural population,” said MD Mohaimin Mostafa, “and our existing shop in Dhanmondi 27 was not sufficient to […]

Superdry spins into loss as new management tries to restore sales

Superdry spins into loss as new management tries to restore sales

Struggling lifestyle-fashion label Superdry has reported a loss of £85.4 million for the year to March, a sharp turnaround in fortune after the £65.3 million profit of the prior year. The results were heralded by the company in a series of profit warnings and follow turmoil on the company’s board. Founder Julian Dunkerton has retaken the reins of the business […]

BMW Group’s Global Sales Grow Marginally By 0.7% In June

BMW Group’s Global Sales Grow Marginally By 0.7% In June

Though sales of cars have taken a hit globally, the BMW Group sales continued their positive trend in June. The Group saw a marginal rise of 0.7 per cent in sales compared to the same month last year, with a total of 2,40,674 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold worldwide. This brings the company’s total sales for the year to date to 1,252,837 […]