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Australian barista Paul Bassett set to expand South Korean coffee business

A decade after launching in South Korea, Australian Paul Bassett plans to make the most of a “positive evolution” in the local coffee culture, expanding his brand partnership with a local dairy company. Paul Bassett teamed with Maeil Dairies Co to launch a coffee brand named after him in 2009 – just at the time local consumers were starting to embrace specialty coffee. Their vision was to target the growing high-end coffee …

4Fingers chicken heading to Australia

Singapore’s innovative casual-dining brand 4Fingers is about to open three outlets in Australia.

Investors line up for Speed Apparel

A public offer by Speed Apparel has netted about HK$37.1 million (US$4.7 million).

DMP taking full control of Domino’s Pizza Japan

Private equity firm Bain Capital is to exit Domino’s Pizza Japan.

Boost for Australian health products in China

Chinese retail outlets will soon be hosting stores-in-stores for Australian health products, packaged food and wine.

Sonova Asia Pacific opens training institute

Sonova Asia Pacific is hoping its new international training institute will help drive hearing-aid sales in China.

Jollibee Vietnam JV prepares for IPO

Jollibee Foods and Viet Thai International have taken a key step toward listing their Jollibee Vietnam JV SuperFoods Group.

Singapore beats Bangkok in Asian tourist spending

While Bangkok is still the most-visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead in Asian tourist spending.

Gifts Less Ordinary embraces corporate market

Gifts Less Ordinary has launched a global corporate gifting platform.

Aldi China opening store on Tmall

Aldi China plans to open a flagship online store on Tmall within the next few months.

ZhangMen Brewing opens Tsim Sha Tsui flagship

Taiwan’s ZhangMen Brewing Company has set up its first international flagship pub in Hong Kong.

T2 Singapore launches with kaya toast brew

For its first outlet in Asia, tea chain T2 Singapore has introduced a brew that pays homage to kaya toast.