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Complaints prompt raid of McDonald’s Korea

Following complains of children falling ill, investigators have raided the Seoul office of McDonald’s Korea.

GS25 store

GS25 Vietnam to launch in November

Son Kim Group has confirmed its plan to launch convenience store chain GS25 Vietnam.

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Singapore m-commerce set for 33 per cent growth

Singapore m-commerce is set for 33 per cent growth in the next five years, according to a new report.

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Alibaba, JD.com scrutinise 11st Malaysia opportunities

Alibaba and JD.com are considering investing in Korean online marketplace subsidiary 11st Malaysia.

Kit Kat flagship store

Nestle Korea introducing Kit Kat flagship store

Kit Kat is to have a flagship store in Seoul, being launched by Nestle Japan in co-operation with Nestle Korea.


Hong Kong first to see Valentino’s VLTN pop-up

Valentino is launching pop-up shops internationally to promote its VLTN resort collection, starting in Hong Kong.

Tokyo Japan - February 26 2015: Entrance to Burger King restaurant in Tokyo

Lotte sells Burger King Japan to Affinity Equity

Affinity Equity Partners has bought Burger King’s Japanese business from Lotte Group for an undisclosed sum.

LiHo bubble tea

LiHo bubble tea says hello to Hong Kong

Singapore bubble-tea brand LiHo has opened its first overseas outlet in Hong Kong.


Goobne grows in Hong Kong after China rebuff

Korean chicken franchise Goobne has opened a seventh outlet in Hong Kong, in Tseung Kwan O.

Uniqlo Japan

Record trading year for Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing has had record revenue and profit levels for its latest trading year.


Indonesian retailer partners to set up iLotte

Lotte has jointly established e-commerce site iLotte with Indonesia’s Salim Group.

Isaac Toast

Isaac Toast lands in Malaysia – at KL airport

South Korean sandwich outlet Isaac Toast opened yesterday at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, its debut for Malaysia.


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