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Maxis store designers create ‘retail experience of the future’

Australian retail design firm Public Design Group and retail consultancy Fitch have collaborated to create a “retail experience of the future” for Malaysian telco Maxis.

Shopee signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has appointed global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador.

Parkson closes Puchong store after just 18 months

Malaysian department store operator Parkson has closed its store in Puchong just 18 months after it opened.

Pomelo Purpose range now features recycled PET fabric

The Pomelo Purpose sustainability range now features recycled PET materials.

Japanese coffee chains eye Asian expansion

Upmarket Japanese coffee businesses are expanding into other Asian markets in an attempt to win over customers from global leaders such as Starbucks.

SUTL Global takes control of Malaysian Nike retailer Sportsland

Singaporean consumer goods firm SUTL Global has crossed the border, buying a 51-per-cent stake in Malaysian Nike retailer Sportsland.

Dairy Farm sales lift through acquisitions, restructuring

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm sales surged by 13 per cent in the first half of the year to US$13.8 billion.

Body of Cafe Coffee Day founder discovered after apparent suicide

VG Siddhartha, the founder of India’s largest coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day, has been found dead, in an apparent suicide.

Sephora data breach impacts Asia-Pacific customers

A Sephora data breach has been confirmed, spanning customers from Hong Kong across Southeast Asia and into Australasia.

CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust income drops

CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust has reported a reduced net property income of RM103.1 million for the first half of this year.

A special place: How Starbucks Asia stores are designed

In Asia’s burgeoning coffee culture, design has become a key means for Starbucks to create a point of difference from rival chains.

Body Shop Malaysia and Vietnam operator to list

InNature Bhd, the Body Shop Malaysia and Vietnam operator, is preparing to list on Bursa Malaysia offering up to 177 million shares.

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