Beauty purchases are increasingly going online in Singapore and the South East Asian region, as e-commerce players such as Lazada and Shopee increase their dominance over all things retail.
SINGAPORE — Last year saw the demise of more high-street brands here as traditional brick-and-mortar retailers struggle in the changing consumer climate. One major Singaporean retail casualty was Hong Kong beauty brand Sasa, which wasn’t able to keep pace in the hotly contested beauty market. As traditional retail models flatline, “smart,” “new retail” models are coming to the fore in the tech hub of Singapore.Continue reading Beauty Goes Digital in Singapore
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Roasted, ground barley flour, otherwise known as tsampa, is inextricably linked with Tibetan people, binding the diaspora across the Himalayan region and further afield.
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Bokator athlete, MMA champion and actress, Tharoth Sam, is a fighter, a feminist and a proud Cambodian. After winning titles in the ring, she broke her way onto the big screen and has been growing her social media followers ever since.
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The new bag, debuting June 26, will be stocked in 13 countries worldwide.
SHANGHAI — Tod’s is launching a limited-edition unicorn purse with Chinese influencer Tao Liang, also known as Mr. Bags, to debut globally on June 26.