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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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Maxim’s to launch Shake Shack in Thailand

Thailand’s first Shake Shack location is expected to open in Bangkok next year.

GMG acquires Nike-only retail stores in Singapore and Malaysia from SUTL

SUTL said the divestment will free up resources for it to seek partnerships in other growth areas.

Shein unveils a purpose-led clothing range

The launch of the sustainable line comes at a time when the company is being broadly criticised for core environmental a...

Japanese luxury resale firm launches Allu USA as competition heats up

The site is expected to boost the performance of the company’s physical store, Selling Studio, in Soho, New York.

Singapore’s Raffles City to boast 50 new stores after revamp

The renovation of the 111,000sqft space across Level 1 to 3 is scheduled to be complete during the fourth quarter of thi...

Vertice to sell remaining stake in fashion business Kumpulan Voir

The proposed sale is expected to be completed in the second quarter of this year.

Reliance Brands acquires majority stake in couture house Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla

Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla will continue to lead the design and creative direction of the brand.

Central Retail invests US$3 million for Tops Market’s new model

Catering to the residential areas in Eastern Bangkok, the new standalone supermarket spans 3400sqm.

Singapore sneaker reseller Ox Street to launch in Australia, NZ

The launch comes after Carousell's acquisition of Ox Street last October.

Leflair Group names new CEO and COO after restructuring

Loic Gautier returns as CEO of Leflair after being acquired by Nasdaq-listed Society Pass (SoPa).