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Setia City phase 2 expansion already 70-per-cent leased

Setia City Mall’s phase 2 expansion will make it the largest mall in Shah Alam upon completion by the second half of next year.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.

Louis Vuitton launches Singapore and Malaysia online offer

Global luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton has launched an e-commerce offer specifically for Singapore and Malaysia.

Brazilian cosmetics brand Natura chooses Malaysia for Asian debut

Global cosmetics firm Natura has launched its business in Malaysia with a pop-up store in Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya.

Profit soars for Tesco in Asia

Tesco in Asia has reported a 54.1-per-cent boost in operating profit to £171 million as the company accelerated its cost-saving initiatives in Thailand.

Kuala Lumpur mall Starhill to be revamped

Kuala Lumpur mall Starhill Gallery is undergoing a transformation and will be fully revealed as The Starhill come 2021.

Citi partners with Lazada to launch co-branded credit card

The financial services giant Citi has partnered with Lazada Group to launch the new Lazada Citi credit card in Southeast Asia.

Sales at Ikea stores in Southeast Asia exceed SG$1 billion

Sales at Ikea stores in Southeast Asia exceeded SG$1 billion for the first time this year, reflecting healthy growth for a big-box retail business.

New Malaysian mall extension Jumpa @ Sungei Wang opens

Kuala Lumpur’s new retail destination Jumpa @ Sungei Wang has opened.

Australian restaurant chain Mad Mex plans five-country Asian rollout

Australian Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex plans to expand into Asia, starting with its first Singapore restaurant this month.

Japanese baker Hattendo to franchise stores in Hong Kong

Japanese baker Hattendo is planning to ramp up its store rollout in Asia, with particular focus on Greater China and Southeast Asia. Japanese baker Hattendo is planning to ramp up its store rollout in Asia, with particular focus on Greater China and Southeast Asia. The company – known for its cream-filled buns – already has stores in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Its next stop …

Malaysian retail sales reach record high in July

Malaysian retail sales grew by 7.1 per cent in July – combined with the wholesale trade, that reached a new record of US$26.94 billion turnover for the month.

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