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Listed Singapore food-and-beverage company BreadTalk Group is to buy foodcourt operator Food Junction Management (FJM).
The Starbucks Reserve Riverside 66 Tianjin flagship store opening today combines history with an entirely modern ‘third-place experience’ for the brand’s customers.
Beauty-products brand Crabtree & Evelyn halved its losses in the first half of the year as parent, Hong Kong-listed Nan Hai Corporation continued its move from offline to online.
US fashion brand Everlane has opened a store on Alibaba’s cross-border e-commerce marketplace Tmall Global.
Double-digit sales growth for Tiffany in China provided some encouragement for the US jewellery retailer in what was otherwise an unremarkable half.
Design firm Wutopia Lab has designed a unique “books above clouds” store in Shanghai’s tallest building for Duoyun Books.
Opening the way for Chinese to use Alipay at Mall of Asia stores is aimed at attracting more tourists to the mall – as well as the increasing locally based Chinese population.
Gome Retail Holdings will speed up its penetration into lower-tier Mainland China markets during the year ahead, with about 1000 stores slated for opening this year.
Yum China Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Huang Ji Huang Group.
Japanese fashion label Yohji Yamamoto is opening in Hong Kong.
US warehouse retailer Costco opened its first store in China today, against a background of a worrying trade war between the US and China and at a time the local economy is showing signs of slowing.
Italian streetwear label GCDS (God Can’t Destroy Streetwear) has opened its first store in Hong Kong.