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Vietnam convenience store growth to lead Asia

IGD predicts the Vietnam convenience store market will grow by 37.4 per cent by 201, leading the region.

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Huawei Malaysia opens KL flagship

Huawei Malaysia has opened its largest flagship store, at the Pavilion KL in Kuala Lumpur.

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Frette China opens Shanghai flagship

Frette China has opened its first flagship store, in Shanghai’s Puxi district.


Pandora Thailand plant expanded

The Pandora Thailand jewellery plant has been expanded at a cost of US$261 million to boost output.


Hermes promises year of ‘digital change’

Hermes plans to update its digital strategy with an initial test run “in a small country”.


CapitaLand to manage SingPost Centre

CapitaLand, through CapitaLand Mall Asia, has signed up to manage the new SingPost Centre.

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Tokyo cafe wins crowdfunding for girls without makeup

Thanks to crowdfunding, a Japanese cafe staffed by girls without makeup is about to open a second branch.

Esprit jewellery

Esprit jewellery set for revamp with new partner

The Esprit jewellery line-up is set for a major revamp after the appointment of a new licensee.

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M&S launches boutique concept in Malaysia

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a premium boutique concept in Kuala Lumpur.


Sales slide continues for Japanese retailers

The sales slide continued for Japanese retailers last month, say industry bodies.

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Flipkart has eBay India in sights

Three days after a funding round of US$1 billion, Flipkart is moving to acquire eBay India.

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Booths grocery products head to Malaysia

Rather than expand south in England, Booths grocery chain has opted instead for a JV in Malaysia.


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