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Extra stake in Smashburger for Jollibee Foods

Jollibee Foods Corporation will acquire an extra 45 per cent of Smashburger, taking its stake to 85 per cent.

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McDonald’s Japan ready to roll (out) again

McDonald’s Japan plans to open more stores this year, its first expansion in a decade.


PastaMania Myanmar makes it two for Yangon

PastaMania Myanmar will open a branch in Yangon’s Capital Hypermarket Extension Mall this month.

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Cold Stone Creamery Malaysia launches in KL

American ice-cream parlour chain Cold Stone Creamery Malaysia has opened its first store at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

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Japan’s % Arabica arrives in Philippines

After nearly a year of anticipation, Kyoto’s % Arabica Coffee has opened its first store for the Philippines.

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Quick Serve takes Texas Chicken to Java

Quick Serve Indonesia, the new franchisee for Texas Chicken, has launched its first two stores.

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Max’s Group taking Pancake House to Saudi Arabia

Max’s Group is to take its Philippine casual-dining chain Pancake House to Saudi Arabia.

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Pizza Express arrives in Philippines

Italian flavours from the UK have landed in the Philippines, with Pizza Express opening in Bonifacio Global City.


7-Eleven Japan surpasses 20,000 stores

7-Eleven Japan has become the country’s first retailer to open more than 20,000 stores.


Net profit dives 92 per cent for GS Retail

GS Retail, which runs Korea’s GS25 convenience store chain, is facing questions over its profitability.

Open it, and they will come...

Starbucks Vietnam launches in Da Nang

There was a queue all morning when Starbucks Vietnam opened an outlet at the unfinished Hilton complex in Da Nang on Saturday.


Goldilocks Bakeshop acquisition abandoned

SM Retail has called off a planned acquisition of Goldilocks Bakeshop chain in the Philippines.


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