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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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American Eagle and Forever 21 to make a return to Japan

American Eagle said it will open two flagship stores in Shibuya and Ikebukuro next month, almost three years after it cl...

Advent acquires majority interest in Chinese restaurant operator Wagas

The deal is expected to help Wagas further expand its footprint across China and boost investment in the brand.

Primark to stop sourcing from Myanmar after fresh probe

The fast-fashion retailer described the situation in the country as “extremely concerning and very complex”.

Exclusive: Vietnamese fashion operator eyes international expansion plan

Maison Retail Management International operates more than 120 stores across 18 international fashion brands, including C...

TGI Fridays plans Asian assault

The expansion will be carried out under an extended partnership with master franchisor Universal Success Enterprises.

Eddie Bauer gears up expansion plan in Japan

Under the deal, Itochu will partner with Mizujin to design, manufacture and distribute Eddie Bauer products.

Joyce unveils new Hong Kong flagship

Joyce has unveiled its latest flagship store at Pacific Place in Hong Kong, after closing its Queens Road Central store ...

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands expands luxury retail offer

Other brands launching in shopping malls include Italian luxury footwear and fashion designer Giuseppe Zanotti, % Arabic...

Cafe Amazon plans 150 stores in Saudi Arabia

Parent PPT plans to increase its international store count to 1000 by 2025.

Cos launches its first store in Taiwan

The H&M Group-owned fashion label entered Asia in 2012 in Hong Kong and has since expanded into China, Japan, South Kore...