Magazines Archives - 2008 September

Green retailing - Part 1:The business case for going green – issues, realities and challenges
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Alarm bells on the perils of environmental and climate changehave been ringing withincreasing shrillness. Scientists are broadly agreed on the catastrophes that unmitigated degradation and change could wreak on the world. Global concern has soared and the business case for helping with the conservation and mitigation has become more compelling than ever. Thankfully, businesses recognise the importance and imperativeness of going green. However, while the concern is strong, its translation into action has been weak. What are the key forces and factors involved in shaping this situation? What are the implications for Asian retailers going green? By Steven HL Goh


Steven HL Goh is the executive chairman of RETAIL ASIA. He is also the CEO of The Business Company, a consulting firm advising multinational retailers on retail strategies and business development opportunities in the Asia-Pacific.

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2008 Sep Stories:

Green retailing - Part 1:The business case for going green – issues, realities and challenges

Growing demand, tourist arrivals buoy up retail sector in Chinese markets

Harnessing EAS technologies to stop theft and shrinkage

Modern retailing taking over Thai shopping scene

Rising rents, dipping tourism challenge Singapore’s mall scene

Malaysian market favours tenants

Mall developers still bullish about Philippine market

What India faces after initiall euphoria over malls

China, Canada partner up on bid to improve canola yield

Montblanc dresses the man up in liquidmetal

Finding the ‘Perfect Fit’ for Asian diversity

Asia Expo 2008: Growth sustainability urgent for retail operators

Lotte Shopping, South Korea

President Chain Store Corp, Taiwan

Gome Electrical Appliances, China

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