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.
JD Central launches its online sale ‘JD Central 618 Super Joy Shopping Fest’ in Thailand today, potentially attracting shoppers wary of returning to malls.
LVMH-owned watchmaker Hublot has opened its largest flagship store yet in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district in Japan.
Food-delivery service Foodpanda in the Philippines has expanded into grocery deliveries.
The long-awaited % Arabica Thailand flagship store is finally set to open in Bangkok next week.
Sweden fashion retailer H&M launches an intelligent fabric this week, a fashion technology for menswear which keeps the wearer cool in summer heat.
Korean cosmetic brand Vely Vely is banking on Indonesian YouTube star “Sunnydahye” to increase brand awareness as it launches into Southeast Asia.
The Mall Group Thailand has teamed up with food-delivery service Get and Siam Commercial Bank to launch Get Foodhall.
US apparel company VF Foundation has supported garment workers affected by factory shutdowns in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Timeless City – Riverside Paradise Walk has opened in Chengdu, China, located alongside the Cheng Hua Avenue and Sha He (Sand River)
Sephora China has launched a flagship store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global, featuring brands including Fenty, Bon Parfumeur, Farmacy and Dermalogica.
Tencent and Honda, the Japanese car maker, have teamed up to build an in-car infotainment system for the Chinese market which lets people shop online.
Hong Kong specialty coffee chain The Coffee Academics has launched its own version of Dalgona coffee at its Thai flagship store in Bangkok.