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Tesco Asia sale plan comes under fire

A sale of the Tesco Asia business by its UK parent would prioritise shareholders over sound long-term economic strategy, says GlobalData.

Another Jalan Jalan Japan superstore opens in Malaysia

Bok Marketing is launching its fifth preloved superstore, “Jalan Jalan Japan” (or “JJJ Superstore”) at Bandar Baru Bangi in Malaysia.

Tesco mulls exiting Thailand, Malaysia

British grocer Tesco is considering exiting Asia by selling its business operations in Thailand and Malaysia after receiving an expression of interest.

Olive Young partners with Dairy Farm to expand into Southeast Asia

South Korean health-and-beauty brand CJ Olive Young is seeking to expand in Southeast Asia.

AirAsia restaurant concept brings its inflight menu down to earth

A new AirAsia restaurant opened in a Kuala Lumpur shopping mall is serving inflight meals on the ground.

Malaysia retail sales forecast remains gloomy

Malaysian retail sales are expected to fall for the third consecutive quarter, according to data fromRetail Group Malaysia.

The world’s first Coke cafe in a cinema opens in Malaysia

The first Coke cafe in a cinema complex has opened at the new Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau, southern Malaysia.

7-Eleven Malaysia plans to take control of Caring Pharmacy

Convenience store operator 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings is to boost its stake in Caring Pharmacy Group and take control of the chain.

All SaSa Singapore stores to close as cosmetics retailer exits city

All 22 SaSa Singapore stores are to be closed down as the Hong Kong-headquartered parent calls an end to six years of ongoing losses in the city.

Malaysia’s Go Noodle House opens first Singapore restaurant

Malaysian restaurant brand Go Noodle House has launched in Singapore – and is now preparing to enter five other Asia-Pacific markets.

UK stationery brand Paperchase launches in Malaysia and Singapore

British stationery brand Paperchase is now selling in Malaysia at selected MPH bookstores.

Anchors revealed for giant Pavilion Bukit Jalil shopping centre in Kuala Lumpur

The retail planners of the giant Pavilion Bukit Jalil shopping centre under construction in suburban Kuala Lumpur have revealed the anchors for the project and confirmed that tenants have confirmed leases for more than half the retail space.