Las Vegas is now home to the ‘world’s biggest’ weed store

Come for the giant neon lotus flowers, stay for the weed. That’s the pitch from Planet 13, a Las Vegas marijuana dispensary that bills itself as

UK | May fights to sell Brexit deal to a skeptical country

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was starting a frantic two-week race yesterday to convince the British public, and a skeptical Parliament, to back the Brexit deal she

Corporate Bits | Sands China purchases goods from Congjiang county

Sands China Ltd. received its second batch of products from Guizhou’s Congjiang County yesterday at The Venetian Macao’s loading bay. The gaming operator was the first integrated tourism

Retail | Singapore malls try big gambit before online shopping catches on

Online shopping in Singapore is lackluster even after Amazon Inc. debuted its Prime service in mid-2017. The island’s malls are trying hard to keep it that

Dolce&Gabbana founders make video apology to China

The co-founders of Dolce&Gabbana apologized Friday in a video on Chinese social media after promotional videos seen as racist and subsequent Instagram messages stoked a furor

Real Estate Matters | Selling and buying a tenanted property

Sam Lee is a marketing manager and property consultant at JML Property.  JML was established in 1994 and offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties

World’s largest Ikea to open in Manila as company bets on Asia

The world’s largest Ikea store will open in 2020 in the Philippines as the Swedish furniture retailer presses on its bets in Asia. Ikea will

E-Commerce | Dolce&Gabbana goods pulled in China over alleged insults

Dolce&Gabbana goods disappeared yesterday from Chinese e-commerce sites as the fallout grew over remarks insulting to China that were apparently made by two of its Instagram accounts.

Japan prosecutors to hold Ghosn for 10 more days

Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars

Credit set for worst year since 2008 as crashes roil market

Credit markets are set for the worst year since the global financial crisis as investors abandon hope of a late-2018 rally. High-yield and investment-grade

Malaysia, Japan among nations that benefit from trade war

Asia, at the broad level, will lose from the U.S.-China trade war, but a few countries will emerge as relative winners. Nomura Holdings Inc.

Corporate bits | City of Dreams to host Michelin guide Hong Kong Macau anniversary

To mark the 11th anniversary of the annual Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau, City of Dreams will present a gala dinner themed “Metamorphosis” on Dec. 11. For one night

Corporate bits | Melco holds gift-wrapping workshop

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited recently held a workshop on giftwrapping taught by specialists from Morpheus Boutique, as part of its Art of Living lifestyle series.

Indonesia | Postal hell? Delivering e-commerce to 18,000 far-flung islands

You may have heard the U.S. Postal Service has problems. Well, try delivering the mail in Indonesia, a far-flung archipelago with so many islands the government literally doesn’t know

Hong Kong | Activist’s jab at bourse starts USD228m fall

For the second time in five weeks, a cautionary report by David Webb sent stocks in Hong Kong falling. Some HKD1.8 billion (USD228 million) of

EU set to tighten rules on foreign investment to fend off China

The European Union is hammering out the first bloc-wide rules to prevent foreign investments from threatening national security, as Chinese acquisitions foster political unease.

Gaming | Saipan casino closes after typhoon, memo says

The island casino operated by Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd. that caters to Chinese high rollers on the remote U.S. territory of Saipan is closing down

Corporate bits | Sands China awards outstanding team members

Sands China Ltd. honoured some of its outstanding team members at the 10th edition of its Because We Care Team Members Awards on Thursday at The Parisian Macao.

Corporate bits | MGM invites Rutter, Webb to meet with inclusive community

For the fifth consecutive year, MGM has invited athletes with intellectual disabilities or additional needs to meet with the Grand Prix Motorcycle Team sponsored by MGM. This community

Strip-club business meetings persist in the #MeToo era

Celebrating a job well done with a group trip to the gentlemen’s club feels about as modern as, well, the term “gentlemen’s club.” But it’s still common enough

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