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Joyce Abaño

Joyce Abaño is a journalist for the Premium team at Inside Retail. Whether it’s crafting business stories, reporting international and local news, or writing about fashion and entertainment, Joyce captures stories that leave a lasting impression on readers. Working for more than 15 years as a journalist shows her passion for the media industry. Before joining Octomedia, Joyce was with The Peninsula English Newspaper in Qatar, The Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS-CBN Europe. After getting her journalism degree in the Philippines, she took a course at the Sorbonne University in Paris on Langue et Civilisation Française. Joyce is happiest when she gets people excited about life and the things she gets excited about!

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Retail appointments of the week

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Here’s why Lego is the world’s most reputable brand

Danish toy giant Lego topped a list of 100 of the world’s most reputable companies, followed by Swiss luxury watch compa...

What VF Corporation learned about its customers during the pandemic

The North Face is using educational resources to guide the customer journey.

Retail appointments of the week

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Starbucks, watch out: Here’s how Blue Bottle Coffee is taking over

"At Blue Bottle Coffee, we are less about trends and more about the core values of the company and what we believe in an...

From yoga to book club: How digital events are helping Lululemon grow

Sports apparel retailer Lululemon said its diverse team helped the business face the challenges brought by Covid-19, bri...

How Alibaba’s technology is changing the face of philanthropy

E-commerce giant Alibaba's chief marketing officer explains how technology can amplify the power of philanthropy.

Is JCPenney’s digital transformation enough to turn the business around?

US department store chain JC Penney recently underwent a digital transformation to help the company shift gears from mer...

Hallenstein announces management shakeup

Fashion firm Hallenstein Glasson has appointed current chief operating officer Stuart Duncan as its new Group CEO who wi...

Retail appointments of the week

Mitre 10 names first female chief executive; Fashion retailer Dafiti’s co-founders to step down from their roles; Carsom...

Nike, H&M versus China: A word of warning for global brands

“This highlights the challenges that Western brands and retailers face when they operate in China.”

How Rue Gilt Groupe pivoted from date night to self-care

When Covid hit, the US e-commerce company shifted its focus to creating a ‘shopping escape’ for customers.

How Lego creates content that converts

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Famed Tiffany & Co jewellery designer Elsa Peretti died March 18 at her home in the Spanish village of San Martí Vell. S...

Retail appointments of the week

Catch.com appoints new technology and product chief; New managing director for Woolworths NZ; Mecca welcomes new chief t...

Why Uniqlo is educating kids about tackling garment waste

As the world of fashion consumes more resources than it can produce, teaching the younger generation about circular econ...

Countdown’s new managing director officially joins business

Woolworths New Zealand’s newly appointed managing director Spencer Sonn officially joined the company yesterday.

The RealReal to fashion brands: Embrace resale or get left behind

Why brands should embrace fashion resale and rental, according to industry experts.

Retail appointments of the week

The Nile announces new appointments; Nike shakes up management; Mary Kay welcomes new president for APAC.