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Popeyes China plans to open more than 1500 restaurants

Popeyes China is set to be the third of Restaurant Brands International’s brands to enter the mainland, eyeing 1500 stores.

Fairwood eSports opens as Hong Kong’s first e-sports and dining destination

Hong Kong’s first e-sports and dining complex – Fairwood eSports – opens this month, created by the Kowloon EStadium and listed corporate restaurateur Fairwood.

Taiwan’s Kiki Noodle Bar to open at IFC mall

Taiwan’s Kiki Noodle Bar, a chain known for its health-conscious take on spicy Sichuanese cuisine, is launching in Hong Kong later this month at IFC mall in Central.

Pablo Cheesetart Vietnam opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Pablo Cheesetart Vietnam has expanded into Ho Chi Minh City with its second store in the country.

Marquee Brands acquires Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse

Marquee Brands has acquired Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse from Sequential Group.

US fast-food chains Dippin’ Dots, Doc Popcorn debut in China

Two US fast-food chains, Dippin’ Dots and Doc Popcorn, have made their debut in China.

Department stores lead retail in Macau

Department stores have led the way in retail in Macau, with 89 per cent reporting better sales.

McDonald’s ‘glocal’ focus reflected in Chicago restaurant

International menu items will feature at a special McDonald’s restaurant highlighting the company’s ‘glocal’ philosophy.

BreadTalk Group to broaden brand mix as bakeries feel the pinch

Diminished returns from BreadTalk Group’s bakeries in Hong Kong and Mainland China saw the division’s sales slip 4.5 per cent.

Most Yum China payments now via mobile

Mobile payments accounted for 56 per cent of Yum China Holdings’ first-quarter sales, up from 31 per cent 12 months earlier.

Eataly mulls JV for China

Eataly may form a JV with a Chinese partner, says chairman Andrea Guerra.

China boost for McDonald’s Corporation

A strong performance in China, partly offset by continued challenges in South Korea, helped build first-quarter momentum for McDonald’s Corporation.