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Australian restaurant chain Mad Mex plans five-country Asian rollout

Australian Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex plans to expand into Asia, starting with its first Singapore restaurant this month.

International businesses seeking master franchisees in Indonesia

Indonesia’s booming foodservice sector is drawing interest from international franchise businesses seeking master franchisees in Indonesia.

Malaysian supermarket delists products labelled ‘palm-oil free’

Mydin, Malaysia’s largest supermarket chain, has announced plans to de-stock any products promoted as “palm-oil free” in a move aimed at discrediting the environmental movement.

BSH Home Appliances appoints new Apac chief

BSH Home Appliances Group has appointed Gunjan Srivastava as executive VP, head of Asia Pacific.

Shrinking Forever 21 may seek bankruptcy protection

Californian fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy protection after failing to reach a deal to refinance its heavy debt load.

Uniqlo in Indonesia plans multiple new outlets

Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo in Indonesia is set to launch new outlets in Batam, as well as Jakarta and Bekasi next month.

Carousell marks seventh anniversary with a new logo

Singapore-based online advertising platform Carousell has marked its seventh anniversary with the launch of a new visual identity.

Shopee signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has appointed global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador.

Dairy Farm sales lift through acquisitions, restructuring

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm sales surged by 13 per cent in the first half of the year to US$13.8 billion.

Honestbee back in business with new CEO and backers

Struggling grocery delivery company and grocer Honestbee has a new CEO who has promised to revive the business with the support of investors.

Sephora data breach impacts Asia-Pacific customers

A Sephora data breach has been confirmed, spanning customers from Hong Kong across Southeast Asia and into Australasia.

A special place: How Starbucks Asia stores are designed

In Asia’s burgeoning coffee culture, design has become a key means for Starbucks to create a point of difference from rival chains.