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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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Gap buys AI tech business

Gap said since moving to the cloud last year, it has increased investments in technology to enable growth and innovation...

Ikea buys New Zealand land to expand forest management plan

This new afforestation investment in New Zealand will see its first planned harvest to take place at the end of the firs...

Burberry opens new London flagship

Burberry has unveiled its London flagship store, the first to feature the luxury brand’s new global design concept.

Asos to sell Topshop apparel through Nordstrom US stores

Nordstrom will have the exclusive multi-channel retail rights for Topshop and Topman in all of North America, including ...

Australia’s disloyal shoppers: most will change brands to save money

More than half of respondents said consistently low prices are the top reason for staying loyal to a retailer.

Domino’s buys up Taiwan operations

The company also plans to expand the brand’s footprint in Asia from 1500 stores to 1900 stores by 2032.

Informa Markets pivot takes trade show experience virtual

Informa Markets has developed an international wholesale marketplace called Saladplate for sourcing food, beverages and ...

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.