A 3D printing trend playing out at the Consumer Electronics Show bodes a future in which shoes, eyeglass frames, toys and more are printed at home as easily as documents.
British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism on Monday after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork and alcohol.
In the race to extract cash from Christmas shoppers, Hong Kong's myriad shopping malls have taken to heart the maxim that you must spend money to make money when it comes to decorations this festive season.
Black Friday and Boxing day, all in one are coming to Almaty to sweep the Kazakhstani shoppers off their feet with blowout bargains as a part of Satu Fest.
More than 20 Toyota and Lexus spare parts shops closed in Kazakhstan starting from November 25.
Chinese shoppers spent a record 35.0 billion yuan ($5.7 billion) at the country's biggest online marketplaces on Singles Day, their operator said Tuesday, after the festival created by e-tailers to persuade the loveless to console themselves with retail therapy.
An online Islamic sex shop selling condoms, massage oils and perfumes has been launched in Turkey, becoming the first of its kind in the predominantly Muslim country.
In the wealthy Jardins neighborhood of Sao Paulo, one street boasts five beauty salons, but the Mr Jardins shop stands out from the pack -- catering to a male clientele.
Tribal elders and Islamic clerics in northwest Pakistan have barred women from shopping in bazaars without a male relative.
International network of combo stores under Japanese brand Ministop has entered the Kazakhstan market. The first combo store opened in Almaty on January 18.
Industry tracker comScore on Thursday reported that US shoppers spent a total of $42.3 billion online during the year-end holiday season -- a 14 percent jump from the same period in 2011.
US shoppers spent heavily online on the crucial Black Friday shopping day, for the first time topping a billion dollars in online sales in a single day.
Chinese shoppers are increasingly buying luxury goods in mainland China, turning away from high-end stores abroad and in Hong Kong.
Famous Kazakhstan cyclist and Astana team member Alexandre Vinokourov will open his own bicycle shop on May 5 in Almaty.
First underground mall Almaly will open in Almaty in March.
34 Almaty markets in Almaty are going to be demolished. The remaining 40 will be reconstructed. The effort is expected to take 6-7 years.
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