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Lotteria Burger Laboratory Korea

Lotteria Burger Laboratory concept to open Korea-wide

London consultancy JHP Design has created a fast-dining experience for Lotteria.

Do Best cosmetic

Japanese cosmetics brand Do-Best eyes Asian expansion

Japanese cosmetics brand Do-Best is looking at opportunities in the Philippines and broader Southeast Asia markets.


Suicoke takes first step into Canada

Cult Japanese performance sandal Suicoke has entered the Canadian market.

Ginza Six mall

Ginza Six mall on track for April launch

Tokyo’s Ginza Six, the district’s largest mall, is on track to open in April.

Uniqlo Malaysia

Uniqlo Malaysia opens second store in Johor Bahru

Uniqlo Malaysia is about to open its second store in Johor Bahru, at Aeon Tebrau City Shopping Centre.


Online bedding retailer Koala eyes Asia

Australian online bedding retailer Koala is seeking to raise AU$15 million to move into Asia.


Issey Miyake Italy opens first store

Issey Miyake Italy has opened its first store – in Milan.

Google shopping

Google Shopping Ads roll out in Singapore

Brands have a faster way to reach shoppers in Singapore with the launch of Google Shopping Ads.

Lotte Duty free

Lotte Duty Free sales up 25 per cent

Lotte Duty Free has reported a 26 per cent increase in turnover to W5.9 trillion (US$5.1 billion) for last year.

UNIQLO Spain - Barcelona Paseo de Gracia Store

Uniqlo Spain to launch in Barcelona

Uniqlo Spain will open its first store in Barcelona this year.

Simply Modular

Simply Modular chooses Quezon City for first store

Asian home-furnishings brand Simply Modular has opened its first store in the Philippines.


Epicentre owner diversifies into beauty

Apple retailer Epicentre Holdings has acquired Japan IPL Holdings, which runs the Japan IPL Express salon chain.


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