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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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Pret-A-Manger set for Indian launch

The chain would enter heated competition in India's cafe market which is dominated by Cafe Coffee Day and Starbucks.

LVMH’s Nona Source opens first UK showroom at The Mills Fabrica

The platform is part of the LVMH Initiatives For The Environment 360 program to promote creative circularity in the fash...

Owndays launches premium concept store in Singapore

The new store features a distinct Japanese-styled aesthetic that pays homage to the origins of the brand.

Sake Hundred to open its first physical store

Sake Hundred Ginza Tokyo will offer retail experience in different forms, including providing pairing dishes devised for...

DFI Retail Group expands Yuu into broader online platform

In just two years, Yuu has grown to 4 million members – more than half of Hong Kong's population.

Kimly Group saw strong growth in the first half-year

“We are heartened that our newly acquired business, Tenderfresh Group in October 2021 is performing well and started to ...

Adidas seals long-term partnership with Foot Locker

The collaboration will target US$2 billion in retail sales by 2025.

Yum China sales fall as pandemic impact worsens

The company also expects a loss for the second quarter as China tightened movement restrictions to slow the spread of Om...

Lotte Duty Free opens Sydney CBD boutique

The expansion is part of Lotte Duty Free’s strategy to lead the duty-free market in Australia and to increase its influe...

Ray-Ban eyes Indian expansion with Reliance Brands

The expansion, if happens, will see the launch of a series of Ray-Ban standalone stores and shop-in-shops in department ...