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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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Pirata Group accelerates expansion plan in Hong Kong

The expansion plan will see the launch of The Sixteenth, a self-contained dining destination in Quarry Bay featuring fou...

H&M to open first store in Cambodia next year

The expansion plan follows the launch of H&M on e-commerce platform Zalora across Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia a...

Starbucks confirms sale of stake in South Korean business

The deals are expected to be completed during the next 90 days.

Chupa Chups partners with Duck in apparel collection

Made from satin silk, the collection includes dresses, blouses, pants, skirts, twillies scarves and scarves. The Duck x ...

Muji to speed up Chinese store rollouts to 50 a year

Besides China, Muji is also planning to expand its presence in other Asian countries such as Thailand and South Korea.

Emerging Chinese coffee chain M Stand raises US$77.3 million

The fund raised will be used for recruitment, development of its supply chains and its digital operations.

Fresh opens its first travel retail store with Lagardere outside Europe

Fresh Sanya features elements such as the moving pixelated canvas at the entrance and a wall in lime wash paint showcas...

D2C jeweller Maria Black to ramp up China presence with Aventura

Aventura said it will take over the responsibility for Maria Black’s existing e-commerce operations in China and develop...

LVMH takes control of Off-White

Expected to be completed within the next 60 days, the value of acquisition, however, has not yet been disclosed.

Outlet mall Florentia Village to open in Vietnam

CEO says Vietnam has a growing number of young customers interested in Western brands.