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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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Flash Coffee launches Singapore flagship

Tech-enabled coffee chain, Flash Coffee, has unveiled the store design of its Singapore flagship at Orchard Gateway.

L’Occitane opens world-first green store concept in Australia

L’Occitane Green Store has been converted from its Westfield Bondi Junction store in partnership with the Green Building...

Siam Piwat takes Thai retail concepts to Malaysia with Pavilion Group

Dubbed ‘Discover Siam’, the store is situated on the third floor of the shopping centre, spanning 1200sqm.

WatchBox opens in eight new cities, including Tokyo

WatchBox currently has a presence across Dubai, Hong Kong, Neuchatel, Singapore and the US.

​​MCM Hong Kong opens new store with fresh look

Store furnishings combine silver hairline metal elements with antique grey velvet in shiny surfaces

Squid Game star named as Louis Vuitton global ambassador

Prior to the new journey with the brand, she made her appearance at Louis Vuitton's runway in 2017 for its ready-to-wear...

Green Common opens two flagships in one week in Greater China

Green Common is ramping up its expansion with the opening of flagship stores in Shanghai and Hong Kong in one week.

Wellness-themed shopping concept anchors new Shanghai project

Some 50 brands have made their Pudong debut in the complex, with more than 20 opening garden-inspired concepts.

Bespoke Italian stationer opens first standalone Asian store

Besides Singapore, the Italian brand is also eyeing to expansion into South Korea, India and Vietnam.

Kering names president of North & Southeast Asia-Pacific business

The company said the newly-created position will reinforce its corporate team in Apac, supporting the long-term developm...