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Gelatissimo to expand into India and Bangladesh

Gelatissimo, Australia’s largest franchised gelato chain will open stores in India and Bangladesh next month.

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Popeyes Philippines franchise agreement signed

The first Popeyes Philippines store is imminent after a master franchise agreement was signed.


Little B convenience store in China’s Xintiandi breaks mould

In an alleyway in Shanghai’s historic Xintiandi district, high-end convenience store Little B is more sci-fi than grab-and-go..


China expansion boosts Jumbo Group

Singaporean restaurant chain Jumbo Group has announced sales of S$35.8 million for the three-months to June 30, boosted by new outlets in China.

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Kenny Rogers Roasters, Jollibean to launch in India

The Kenny Rogers Roasters and Jollibean food retail brands are to launch in India.


A&W Malaysia plans a dozen new outlets

Fast-food franchise A&W Malaysia is set to open around a dozen new outlets by next year.

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Creamistry China plans 100 stores within four years

Californian ice cream chain Creamistry has opened its first franchised store in China.

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Lifestyle China chairman fears impact of US-Sino trade war

Lifestyle China Group chairman Thomas Lau Luen Hung fears the impact of the escalating US-China trade war on retail sales in the region.

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Samjin adds Philippines to Asian footprint

South Korean fish cake brand Samjin has opened in the Philippines as part of a broader expansion plan for Asia.

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Pizza vending machine draws crowds in Hiroshima

An Italian-made pizza vending machine which runs 24-seven in Hiroshima is drawing wide attention on social media.

Mao Shan Cafe

Durian-food concept Mao Shan Cafe plans 200 stores

The Mao Shan Cafe, a franchised food retail network with a menu centred on durian, plans to open 200 outlets across Mainland China by 2022.

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M Bakery set to open first Southeast Asia outlet

New York’s M Bakery is opening its first Southeast Asia outlet this month, in the Philippines.


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