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Retailing in recession - Part 2: Some key do’s and don’ts for Asian retailers
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The first part of this article dissected the drama of a global economic slump, triggered by the US credit woes. The storm of recession was approaching, and Asian retailers nervously waited for it to make landfall. Part 2 now looks at the good and bad news that broke in the midst of the economic crisis: Massive government economy stimulus packages on the one hand, but a jittery market and job losses on the other. Asian retailers would have to grapple with tough times. The question is, how? Part 2 examines some of the conventional wisdom on how to survive, and perhaps thrive going forward. 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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2009 January Stories:

Retailing in recession Part 2: Some key do’s and don’ts for Asian retailers

Home Depot consolidates

The Obama victory: Will it benefit Asia?

How are retailers in Singapore bearing up?

Can Malaysian retailers weather the global slump?

Philippine retailers play game of conservative optimism

Domestic, global factors weigh heavily on Thai retailing

Nike opens first flagship store in South-east Asia

Agility, Borouge building 70,000sqm hub in Shanghai

Demand for prime space spikes global retail rent

Most Internet users are online shoppers

Cart of the future rolling out in Singapore stores

Asian flavours 2009: Exotic and spicy

IHHS 2009 provides retailers expert insights to survive challenging time

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