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Groceries, furnishings underpin profit for Dairy Farm Group

Declining health-and-beauty and convenience-store sales and a subdued Maxim’s food business took the shine off Dairy Farm Group’s first half year.

Sheng Siong Group boosts sales by 76 per cent during Covid-19 lockdown

Singapore consumers’ migration from foodhalls to supermarkets during the Covid-19 pandemic has proven a windfall for grocery operator Sheng Siong Group.

Dairy Farm, Jardine & Hang Seng Bank launch joint rewards programme, Yuu

Hong Kong’s Dairy Farm Group and partners Jardine Restaurant Group and Hang Seng Bank have launched a loyalty programme covering more than 10 retail brands, called Yuu Rewards.

Locals help reboot Macau retail and restaurant trade

Supportive measures for the Macau retail and restaurant trade resulted in a mild improvement in business during May, according to official data.

Tops unveils new supermarket format in Bangkok

Bangkok’s Tops Market Westgate has undergone a major renovation designed to position the supermarket as the “most complete premium lifestyle supermarket in Thailand”.

Don Don Donki to launch in Malaysia

Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki is to launch its first store in Malaysia next year.

FairPrice Finest launches in-store radio network with SPH

Singapore supermarket chain FairPrice Finest has launched an in-store radio network in partnership with SPH Radio.

Tesco, Tata invest US$9 million in Indian JV

British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer Tesco and Indian multinational automotive manufacturer Tata Motors have both invested another US$8.9 million into their Indian Joint Venture Trent Hypermarket.

Subscription services ease pain for South Korean retailers

Indeed, subscription services have already evolved into many forms here expanding into diverse areas, including e-books, cosmetics, video streaming services and even rentals of Kia Motors Corp’s premium models.

Central Retail Vietnam revenues surpass US$1.1 billion after rapid expansion

Thai retail conglomerate Central Group is targeting significant expansion to cover 90 per cent of Vietnam’s provinces within five years via subsidiary Central Retail.