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Milan site for Uniqlo Europe’s entry into Italy

Uniqlo Europe plans to open its first Italian store in Milan in 2019.


Samsonite Asia reports ‘continuing softness’ in Hong Kong

Continuing softness in Hong Kong, Macau and Korea sedated Samsonite Asia’s first quarter sales.

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Asia drives modest Tiffany & Co growth

Tiffany & Co boosted its operating margin in the first quarter, but a sales rise of 1 per cent worldwide masked poor store results.

Stylenanda Japan

Stylenanda Japan opens first flagship in Harajuku

Fast-fashion brand Stylenanda Japan has opened a flagship store in Harajuku, Tokyo.

New Balance

3D shoes for New Balance Roppongi store

New Balance Japan today opens its first concept store, New Balance Roppongi 19:06, in Tokyo.

Asics Korea

Asics Korea opens second concept store for new brand

Asics Korea has unveiled the Japanese company’s second concept store for its Asics Tiger brand.


Uniqlo Philippines moving into Mindanao

Uniqlo Philippines is about to open its first three stores for Mindanao.

Tam’s Yunnan Rice Noodles

Hong Kong’s Tam’s Yunnan Rice Noodles chain sold

Hong Kong restaurant business Tam’s Yunnan Rice Noodles has been snapped up by a Japanese investor for US$128 million.

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Speed Apparel Holding launches IPO

A total of 125 million shares are being offered as Speed Apparel Holding moves to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange.


Mizuno US sales plummet as retail ranks shrink

The “struggling” Mizuno US business lost US$22.4 million in the year to March 31.

Pizza Hut Japan store

Pizza Hut Japan changing hands

Phoenix Capital will acquire Pizza Hut Japan and Phoenix Foods through its Endeavour United fund.

Family mart thailand

FamilyMart Southeast Asian chains under review

FamilyMart Southeast Asian operations in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia are under review after mounting losses.


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