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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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Shopify and JD to create world’s largest cross-border e-commerce market

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China’s art toy retailer Pop Mart makes European debut

The new store is part of Pop Mart’s trial operation in the region.

Bonnie & Clyde to double its footprint in China

The expansion plan follows the launch of Bonnie & Clyde’s 6th retail concept in China's top luxury department store in N...

Harmay teams with Firmenich to develop fragrance brands

The partnership with Harmay follows the opening of Firmenich’s customer experience studio in Guangzhou.

First Adidas Brand Centre launches in Singapore, brand’s largest there yet

Dubbed ‘Homeground’, the new brand centre marks largest monobrand sport retail store in Singapore.

Retailer Con Cung plans 2000 stores after raising US$90 million

“We aim to be the one-stop destination for mothers to fulfil their maternity and baby-care needs in a convenient and saf...

Vietnam grocery platform Mio secures US$8 million in Series A funds

Participated by existing investors GGV, Venturra, Hustle Fund, iSeed Sea and Gokul Rajaram, the round brings the total c...

H&M’s Monki takes Scandi-cool fashion to Singapore

The Singapore launch is part of the brand’s strategy to strengthen its presence in Southeast Asia, marking its third mar...

Hermes reopens store in Pacific Place mall, Hong Kong

Embracing the urban landscape and natural surroundings, the store was transformed by the Parisian architecture agency RD...

Link taps Charter Hall exec to head international operations

Chubb will join Link next April and report to George Hongchoy, the group’s CEO.

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