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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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Harmay launches apocalypse-themed store in Beijing

Harmay Xindan is designed with black and white colour scheme, representing the contrast of chaos and order.

World’s largest Onitsuka Tiger flagship store launches in London

Located on a prime corner of London’s famous shopping street, the store takes up 9300sqft across two stories.

UAE-based Tablez looks to expand toy retail interests in India

According to Tablez, the new toy retail brand is expected to be rolled out in the coming weeks.

Paris Baguette enters Cambodia

Cambodia marks the sixth country that Paris Baguette expanded into.

J Peterman launches upmarket diffusion brand in Asia

The company said the new brand will target a younger customer base which is interested in more individuality, style and ...

Last year worst in 30+ years for Malaysian retailers

Despite the signs of recovery since the end of last year, Malaysia’s retail industry is again facing the risk of downtur...

Temples inspire design of Uniqlo’s latest Tokyo store

The store houses several unique concept corners such as the Uniqlo Asakusa Bookshelf, Uniqlo Flower and a Uniqlo ricksha...

Hyundai Group launches contactless store

Designed by local architecture studio Atelier Archi@Mosphere, the 33sqm store’s interior features orange and silver colo...

Online flash sale platform Shoppicks to launch in Hong Kong

According to the company, the flash sale schedule will be “as mysterious as possible”, with brand lineup uncertain each ...

Guardian Singapore slashes prices for 500 product lines

The price reduction was created as the company saw the surging demand for low-price quality essential items in the city ...