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Alibaba reports slowest revenue growth since going public

Speaking on an investor call, deputy CFO Toby Xu said the drop was caused in part by lowering merchant fees amid the slo...

Amazon sues alleged fake review brokers AppSally and Rebatest

The company said in its statement that the two brokers were estimated to have more than 900,000 members willing to write...

Facebook, Instagram are hot spots for fake Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Chanel

Its platforms have emerged as hot spots for counterfeit offenders who exploit their range of social and private messagin...

Nike versus StockX: The NFT market’s biggest lawsuit yet

Nike has sued StockX for the sale of 500 NFTs bearing the fitness brand’s trademark. What follows is a murky case of own...

Nike cries foul over virtual shoes, suing retailer that sells sneaker NFTs

Detroit-based StockX, a platform for reselling sneakers, handbags and other goods, was valued at more than US$3.8 billio...

Meet Rainforest, Asia’s leading online aggregator set to grow by US$100m

We spoke with Rainforest CFO Jason Tan about the company’s strategy and vision. Here are some of the key takeaways.

Inside BlockBar: the world’s first NFT marketplace for wine and spirits

As NFTs become big business in industries such as art and music, luxury goods are beginning to get on board. Here, we ch...

Online retailer Farfetch enters beauty sector with Violet Grey purchase

London-based online luxury-fashion retailer Farfetch says it plans to purchase US-based beauty retailer Violet Grey.

The Dom’s Justin Seskin on the changes he’d like to see in fashion

Here, The Dom's Justin Seskin reveals the changes he’d like to see in the industry and what he’s learnt from his father,...

‘Online has a long way to go’: MyDeal CEO talks expansion plans

MyDeal’s founder and chief executive Sean Senvirtne is taking aim at $1 billion in sales, and believes the business has ...

How Leukbook is solving the fit problem for plus-size fashion brands

The online marketplace plans to offer personalised sizing recommendations and a fit guarantee to differentiate itself in...

Everything you need to know about Amazon’s first physical clothing store

It’s official: Amazon is opening a physical clothing store. The e-commerce pioneer shared details of its new bricks-and-...

Shopify and JD to create world’s largest cross-border e-commerce market

The collaboration is part of a larger strategic partnership between Shopify and JD.com that aims to help solve cross-bor...

Black Friday drives 5.8 per cent retail-wide sales bump in November

Clothing, footwear and personal accessories led the way in sales during the month as Australians increasingly want to re...

Nike buys virtual sneaker maker RTFKT in metaverse push

Formed in 2020 by Benoit Pagotto, Chris Le and Steven Vasilev, RTFKT also makes NFT collectibles and memes, according to...

Booktopia misled consumers on refunds for damaged, faulty items: ACCC

Booktopia is being taken to Federal Court after an ACCC investigation found it had misled consumers about their rights i...

M&S joins rental trend, partnering with Hirestreet

M&S clothing rental launch follows its recent investment in the Zoe Group, operator of Hirestreet.

AuMake raises $2.2m to power post-transformation strategy

Funds raised through the placement will be used to promote and market the business’ new online platform.

How Tim MacKinnon plans to keep Providoor cooking beyond lockdown

The gourmet meal delivery start-up is looking to raise funds from external investors to support the next phase of growth...

No signs of 11.11 festival fatigue in China, Kraft Heinz CMO says

Kraft Heinz APAC’s chief marketing officer, Dhiren Amin, discusses brand building, how to create memories around purchas...