[BEIJING] China closed several makeshift hospitals for coronavirus patients, some schools reopened and Disney resort staff went back to work Monday as normality slowly returns to the country after...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Myer Holdings said fears about the coronavirus would likely drive traffic to its online store, after reporting a decline in profit for a half year when it stopped stocking low...

[LONDON] The rate of decline in prices on the British high street slowed in January, an industry survey showed on Wednesday. Shop prices fell by 0.3 per cent in annual terms, following a 0.4 per...

[HONG KONG] Seven months of unrest have taken a heavy toll on many Hong Kong businesses, but pro-democracy protesters are now seeking to reward shops and restaurants that support their cause by...

EXPECT PLANT-BASED FOOD to go mainstream, as more major food companies such as Tyson Foods, Kellogg and Nestle offer their own plant-based products to compete with those of Impossible Food and...

WHAT a difference a decade makes. Smartphones, streaming TV, social media, influencers, memes and dating apps have completely changed the way we connect and consume information. Dramatic social...

[LONDON] UK shoppers sheltered at home on Thursday, with the numbers hitting post-Christmas sales set to drop significantly for a fourth year in a row, initial data showed.

The Christmas Issue

Alarm bells go off in the head of aesthetic doctor Iroshini Chua when she sees the Christmas decorations go up on Orchard Road. “It triggers in me a slight panic that I am late for Christmas...

[NEW YORK] Fewer people lined up outside stores as Black Friday shopping kicked off, suggesting early discounts offered by retail chains and a surge in online buying may have taken the shine off...

SMARTPHONES have made taking a photo and checking fantasy football scores a breeze, but inputting credit card details on that small screen can still be frustrating enough that many shoppers just...