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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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Eslite

Eslite plans mega store in Kuala Lumpur

Eslite is set to anchor a major mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur.

The History of Whoo to open luxury Korean beauty flagship store in Canada

South Korea’s LG Household & Health Care is to open The History of Whoo luxury flagship store in Canada.

Covid fears will drive smart clothing uptake in Asia Pacific

Smart Covid-19 features will drive the adoption of smart clothing across the APAC region during the next two years, acco...

Japanese supermarket Meidi-Ya plans two-storey flagship in Singapore

Premium Japanese supermarket chain Meidi-Ya is to open its largest store yet in Singapore this month.

How Covid-19 has redefined Asia’s beauty market

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed Asia's beauty industry, with e-commerce now a key factor for brands to rebound, ac...

Pagerie releases what it bills as world-first luxury accessories for dogs

Pagerie, the luxury fashion house for pets, has introduced its first collection Sahara, which it dubs a “world-first lux...

Foodpanda adds 2500 7-Eleven stores across Asia to its app

Foodpanda has expanded its q-commerce service to more than 2500 7-Eleven stores across Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and t...
SociollaVN

Indonesian beauty retailer Sociolla enters Vietnam

Indonesian beauty e-commerce platform Sociolla has launched in Vietnam, with a brick-and-mortar store.

Hai An, Vietnam’s biggest bookstore, opens in Ho Chi Minh City

In downtown Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest bookstore yet, Hai An, has opened its doors.

Casa Loewe opens its first Southeast Asian store, in Singapore

Spanish luxury fashion house Casa Loewe has opened its first store in Southeast Asia, in downtown Singapore.