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Tong Van

Tong Van was born and educated in Vietnam and travels around Southeast Asia frequently. A graduate of Ho Chi Minh City Law School majoring in Legal English, Van has been a content writer for several years. With Inside Retail Asia she has researched the Top 50 Innovative Retail Leaders in Hong Kong for three years running and writes news. Her retail interests include fashion, health & beauty and food.

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Reliance Brands brings Balenciaga to India

Under the agreement, Reliance Brands will be the sole India partner to launch Balenciaga in the country.

Fung Retailing-backed Toys ‘R’ Us Asia CEO to depart

Chairman to step into the role while a long-term replacement is found.

In Singapore, Zalora launches supermart-style pop-up with Adidas

The supermarket-inspired pop-up store is located at Bugis Junction, Singapore.

Al-Futtaim’s retail president Regis Schultz joins JD Sports as CEO

Schultz has held the president of retail role at the Dubai-based conglomerate Al-Futtaim Group since 2019.

Charles & Keith names Kpop group Itzy as brand ambassador

Charles & Keith's recent selection of Korean celebrities as brand ambassadors reveals the company's intent to appeal to ...

Chinese grocery delivery firm Missfresh collapses, owing $148 million

Its latest hope – US$29.6 million in funding from Shanxi Donghui Group – has not been finalised.

Charles & Keith eyes selling stake

The retailer is reported to be working closely with a financial adviser on the deal.

Maybelline to shut all stores in China

Since 2018, the company has lost its influence in one of the world’s toughest beauty markets.

Carousell Group buys Indonesian electronics recommerce platform

Carousell said it partnered with Heliconia Capital to commit US$25 million to invest in and take control of Laku6.

Vestiaire Collective launches in South Korea

The pre-loved luxury fashion platform aims to gain influence in the country’s burgeoning luxury market.