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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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McDonald’s implements global inclusive workplace initiative

These standards will be implemented across 39,000 McDonald’s restaurants in more than 100 countries.

Swarovski “reborn” in new brand identity

The concept, Swarovski Wonderlab, is described as a ‘joyful universe that invites you to ignite your dreams”.

NZ smart-trolley startup finds strong demand in Japan

Demand for its autonomous checkout system has soared since the Covid-19 pandemic started.
Outdoor Venture Unveils New Retail Concept

Outdoor Venture unveils new retail concept

Singapore-based sport retailer Outdoor Venture has launched a lifestyle concept store at Westgate Mall.
Habit Burger

US chain The Habit Burger Grill launches in Cambodia

The Habit Burger Grill is to expand into Cambodia in partnership with Kampuchea Tela, part of a broader Asian expansion ...
Tsutaya Book in Ginza

Japan’s Tsutaya Books opens first China outlet, in Hangzhou

Japan’s Tsutaya Books has launched its first China outlet in Hangzhou, set to be followed by a second store later this y...
Lisa x Mac

BlackPink’s Lisa becomes M.A.C’s new global brand ambassador

Beauty brand M.A.C has appointed Lalisa Manobal, known as BlackPink’s Lisa, as its new global brand ambassador, the firs...
OnTheList

OnTheList opens Singapore showroom at Raffles Place

OnTheList has launched a showroom at Raffles Place coinciding with its second anniversary in Singapore.
The Starhill

The Starhill reveals high-end tenants ahead of reopening early next year

Kuala Lumpur luxury shopping centre The Starhill, previously known as Starhill Gallery, has revealed its brand line up a...

Uniqlo opens giant store in Hamburg

Japan’s Fast Retailing has opened a giant Uniqlo store in the heart of Hamburg.