Category Archives: Asia Pacific Retail

Fast Fashion Retailers Head Down Under

0 CommentBy

fast-fashion-retailers-head-down-underForeign retailers are flocking to Australia to invest in bricks and mortar after finding their feet online, according to retail experts at JLL. E-commerce adoption in Australia is high – largely because of its remote geography – and online shoppers spend more per purchase than anywhere else in the world. As a result, city high… Read More

Asia is the New Land of Opportunity for U.S. Retailers

0 CommentBy

Picture1Will Asian shoppers buy into the classic all-American look? United States-based mid-level casual apparel brands, are hedging their bets that “preppy” rugby polos and chic velour track suits will entice Asia’s rapidly growing middle class to buy U.S. goods. Newly released JLL research shows that U.S.-based brands are flocking to Asia faster than any other, knowing an untapped market awaits:

Uniqlo’s Unique Way of Retailing

0 CommentBy

By: Damian Sumner, Head of UK Retail Agency JLL UK Retail

Japanese retailers are leading the way in retail service. There are clear pointers that American and European retailers could take on board to avoid slipping back in the Global Retail market.

UniqloThis service offer is pivotal in today’s increasingly virtual world. In the UK we are seeing that the real winners are those retailers that provide a… Read More

Investment into Asia’s Retail Real Estate Remains Strong Driven by Japan and China

0 CommentBy

 

JLL predicts high retail investment sales transaction volumes in 2014, driven by Japan and China due to:

  • Increasing weight of capital targeting region’s retail real estate markets in 2014
  • Limited availability of investible stock forcing investors up the risk curve into emerging markets
  • Japan and China continue to drive transaction volumes
  • Expected further increase in number of strategic partnerships

ShoppingCentre-SingaporeRead More

A Retail View From Hong Kong (part 1 of 2)

0 CommentBy

As we enter 2013, Hong Kong’s economy appears to be gathering momentum, once again. After growing by just 1.4% in 2012, the slowest rate of growth since the Global Financial Crisis, most economists have penciled in real GDP growth of about 3.0% y-o-y in 1Q13. Leading the recovery has been the retail sector. Retail sales through the first two months of the New… Read More