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Starbucks expands Teavana in South Korea

Starbucks is expanding Teavana in South Korea, with the number of its premium Reserve-branded coffee houses serving the teas expanded from 13 to 52.

% Arabica Thailand flagship set to launch in Bangkok

The long-awaited % Arabica Thailand flagship store is finally set to open in Bangkok next week.

Starbucks in South Korea under fire for free-gift ‘wastage’

A giveaway promotion from Starbucks in South Korea has drawn the ire of critics who allege consumers are buying coffee and dumping it to gain enough points for free goods.

South Korean coffee chains weigh impact of Blue Bottle debut

A year has passed since South Korea’s first Blue Bottle Coffee shop opened in Seoul’s eastern Seongsu neighbourhood: but what impact has the US chain had?

Mall group, bank and delivery service launch virtual Get Foodhall

The Mall Group Thailand has teamed up with food-delivery service Get and Siam Commercial Bank to launch Get Foodhall.

Taiwan’s Hung Rui Chen sandwich chain to launch in Hong Kong

Local and tourist favourite sandwich maker Hung Rui Chen will be opening a flagship store in Hong Kong this August.

India’s online grocers will thrive post-Covid-19, says analyst

India’s online grocers face a bright future following the Covid-19 lockdown, according to analysis by industry research firm GlobalData.

ChaTraMue Hong Kong trebles its network

Popular Thai tea brand ChaTraMue is expanding its footprint in Hong Kong with two new stores about to open in the territory.

The Coffee Academics releases Dalgona coffee

Hong Kong specialty coffee chain The Coffee Academics has launched its own version of Dalgona coffee at its Thai flagship store in Bangkok.

GoJek and Deliveroo join forces in central Singapore

Indonesian ride hailing operator Gojek and Deliveroo, the food-delivery service, have joined forces in Singapore.

Vegan food orders surge in Hong Kong in Covid-19’s wake

Vegan food orders have experienced a significant growth in Hong Kong as people are changing to more healthy and sustainable food options.

Don Don Donki accelerates Hong Kong expansion

Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki is to open up to three more stores in Hong Kong imminently, including a flagship in Causeway Bay.