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Stosa Cucine opens first Asian store in Singapore

Italian kitchen-design studio Stosa Cucine has opened its first store in Singapore.

Second Apple Taiwan store set to open

Apple Taiwan is to open its second store, in Taipei’s Xinyi District.

VinMart opens Vietnam’s first virtual store

Vietnamese supermarket chain VinMart claims to have opened Vietnam’s first virtual store.

Yum China eyes Thailand with hotpot chain Little Sheep

Quick-service restaurant firm Yum China Holdings is seeking entry for Little Sheep into the Thai hotpot market, reportedly worth US$156.7 million.

China is experiencing a convenience-store boom

China is experiencing a convenience-store boom, with an 18-per-cent increase in store openings last year.

Starbucks launches Starbucks Now cashless program in China

Starbucks China has launched its new mobile order & pay experience Starbucks Now to 300 selected stores in Beijing and Shanghai.

Vans and China drive strong VF Corporation sales improvement

Outdoor apparel giant VF Corporation says sales from continuing operations surged 12 per cent last financial year, to US$13.8 billion.

Global food e-commerce sales forecast to nearly triple

A new report has forecasted global food e-commerce sales to nearly triple through 2023, rising to US$321 billion and accounting for nearly 5 per cent of total e-commerce revenues.

Incheon Airport duty-free tenders to be released soon

Incheon Airport duty-free tenders will be released in the fourth quarter of this year.

Warburg Pincus JV commits US$400m to build Indian malls

Mumbai real estate firm Runwal has entered into a partnership with private equity business Warburg Pincus to build a US$1 billion Indian malls platform.

BukaGlobal boosts regional expansion

Indonesian e-commerce platform BukaGlobal has launched in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Burger & Lobster Singapore to open first store

Burger & Lobster Singapore will open its first outlet, at Jewel Changi tomorrow.