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High-end Italian label Bottega Veneta is launching a new flagship in Tokyo this Saturday.
KKR is to invest as much as S$500 million (US$366 million) into V3, the parent of cafe chain TWG Tea and massage chair retailer Osim.
Chinese-owned toy store chain Hamleys has entered the Japanese retail market, opening two theme-park styled outlets.
Japanese bakery goods retailer Bake Cheese Tart Abeno Harukas Shop has won Retail Interior of the Year from Dezeen Awards.
Alfred Tea shops in Los Angeles, Tokyo and New York will soon be joined by stores in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Thai oil company PTT plans to spin off its Cafe Amazon division and build a coffee chain which will one day rival Starbucks.
Uniqlo is to launch in Italy next year, choosing a heritage building in Milan for a brand-defining flagship store.
Taiwanese streetwear boutique Invincible has opened a new store in Shanghai.
Nearly two-thirds of consumers in Asia will no longer shop with a retailer after just one poor customer experience.
Hotel Chocolat has opened its second store in Asia Pacific.
DFS Group has kicked off its annual gifting campaign at T Galleria by DFS in Okinawa.
London-based skate and fashion retailer Palace has opened a new retail location in Shibuya, Tokyo.