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VF Corp to collaborate with charity Redress

Global apparel, footwear and accessories retailer VF Corporation is entering an exclusive collaboration with environmental charity Redress.

Hong Kong debut for Japanese hot-pot chain Bijin Nabe

Japanese “farm-to-table” restaurant group AP Company is expanding in Hong Kong with the local debut of its Bijin Nabe hot-pot brand.

MST Golf opens largest store yet in Malaysia

MST Golf has opened its largest superstore in Johor Bahru’s Mid Valley Southkey mall.

Second Innisfree Philippines store opens in SM Megamall

Korean beauty and skincare brand Innisfree has opened a second outlet in the Philippines at SM Megamall, a year after first launching at SM Mall of Asia.

Oppo India opens first premium flagship store in Hyderabad

Oppo India has launched its first premium flagship in South Asia at Sharath Capital Mall in Kondapur.

India’s Myntra to sell in Walmart’s US stores

India’s Myntra is expected to begin selling its brands’ products to the US via Walmart.

Tim Hortons to expand into Thailand

Tim Hortons has signed a master franchise and development agreement with local operator WeEat Co to bring the brand to Thailand.

Hot Dog on a Stick opens first store in China

US fast-food brand Hot Dog on a Stick, is about to open its first China store, in Shanghai.

Japanese-born Pronto Caffe & Bar is opening in Singapore

Japanese-Italian cafe chain Pronto Caffe & Bar is opening in Singapore this week.

Single-use cup consumption plummets in South Korea

Single-use cup consumption at Korean fast-food restaurants has plunged by 72 per cent, according to a Korea Times report.

Her in Causeway Bay mixes fashion and food

Her in Causeway Bay serves coffee, cookies and unusual iced coffees to browsing customers, marrying Hilary Tsui’s passion for fashion and gastronomy.

Topshop future in limbo as crucial vote delayed

The future of fashion label Topshop is in limbo after a crucial vote on a Company Voluntary Arrangement for parent Arcadia Group was delayed last week.