RUSSIA may be a latecomer to the world of online shopping but e-commerce is experiencing explosive growth in the country despite a stagnant economy weighed down by Western sanctions.

BEST World International, the mainboard-listed skincare pro-duct company that is being probed by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) over its sales model, on Friday posted a slide in third-quarter...

[NEW YORK] French luxury giant LVMH has not ruled out raising its initial US$14.5 billion offer to take over US jewelers Tiffany, sources close to the deal told AFP on Friday.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Walt Disney on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly results, fueled by the release of blockbuster films Aladdin and The Lion King as it prepared for...

[CHICAGO] Beyond Meat Inc aims to start production in Asia before the end of next year, as it gets closer to selling its popular plant-based meat products in China, executive chairman Seth Goldman...

CHINA plans to ban e-cigarettes in public places to stem a "distinct increase" in vaping among teenagers, making it the latest nation to push back on the nascent industry that is seeking a...

A MCDONALD'S burger bought in 1995 and kept in an Australian shed for years has never decomposed, according to two men who now refer to the quarter-century Quarter Pounder as their "mate".

[NEW YORK] Ralph Lauren Corp soared after the apparel maker reported same-stores sales growth across all three regions - including in the key North American market - even as unrest in Hong Kong...

[WASHINGTON] US retailers are rushing in with faster-than-ever delivery deals and earlier Christmas promotions in hopes of easing the impact of this year's shorter holiday selling season, a period...

THE Singapore office of Middle Eastern asset manager Investcorp has teamed up with partners in China and Hong Kong for a new US$500 million fund to buy food brands and manufacturing sites in Asia...