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Giant Vietnam restaurant chain Mon Hue shuts down

Vietnam restaurant chain Mon Hue has closed down without notice, evidently unable to pay its debt.

Chengdu fish & chip shop designed using 3D scans of British chippies

Architectural firm Unknown Works has used 3D scans of real British ‘chippy’ store to create a replica Chengdu fish & chip shop in China.

Five new Spar China stores open

Grocery-retailer Spar China has launched five new supermarkets – two in Shandong and three in Guangdong.

Starbucks launches Mixato cocktail bar in Reserve Roastery Shanghai

Starbucks has installed its new Bar Mixato in the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai as a specialty coffee and craft cocktail venue.

Hong Kong’s Social Place makes Singapore debut

Hong Kong contemporary Chinese restaurant chain Social Place has launched its first outlet in Singapore at Forum The Shopping Mall.

Peet’s Coffee opens 60’s-inspired Shanghai pop-up store

US coffee chain Peet’s Coffee has launched a pop-up cafe in Shanghai, inspired by the design of its heritage store in California.

Jollibee to expand in the UK, plans second store at Liverpool

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee is set to open its second UK restaurant, in Liverpool.

Burger King Asia-Pacific opens 3000th restaurant

The Burger King Asia-Pacific network has reached a milestone, the 3000th restaurant which just opened in Shanghai.

Contaminated water forces seven Starbucks Hanoi stores to close

Starbucks Hanoi stores are closed in areas where water supply comes from the Da River, including Cau Giay, Ha Dong and Nam Tu Liem districts.

Make-your-own Magnum retail concept makes Indian debut

Magnum has launched its first two pop-up stores in India, offering customers Make Your Own Magnum experience.

China’s convenience-store market is booming as consumers seek speed and experience

China’s convenience-store market is booming with rapid sales growth and rapid network expansion ahead.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.