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KFC Hong Kong tests new concept store format

Fast-food chain KFC Hong Kong has opened a new concept store format in Causeway Bay.

Sinsian Black Jelly dessert cafe launches in Beijing

Grass jelly dessert brand Sinsian Black Jelly has launched in Beijing.

China·Chengdu Panda Cafe opens in Naples

China·Chengdu Panda Cafe, a coffee house featuring panda elements, officially debuted in Naples, Italy last weekend.

Tea chain Ten Ren Vietnam to close down

Ten Ren Vietnam will close all of its 23 stores on August 15, local franchise holder Vietnam Coffee Trading Service has announced.

Crimson Cup opens fourth cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh

US coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has opened its fourth international coffee shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Everstone to sell Burger King India franchise

Singapore-based private equity firm Everstone plans to sell its Burger King India franchise.

Starbucks China launches world-first Starbucks Now store

Starbucks China has opened its first Starbucks Now store – an express retail experience that integrates Starbucks physical and digital customer touch points.

Australia’s Oporto to open 24 stores in Vietnam

Restaurant chain Oporto has launched in Vietnam under local franchisee Ben Thanh Group, with plans to open 24 restaurants across the territory in the next 10 years.

Luckin Coffee to launch tea brand Xiaolu

Luckin Coffee, the Chinese cafe startup, is moving into the takeaway tea market with its new Xiaolu brand.

Indonesia’s Wake Cup Coffee & Eatery makes Indian debut

Indonesian coffee chain Wake Cup Coffee & Eatery has launched in Mumbai.

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.

South Korea’s School Food eyes broad Asian growth after Hong Kong debut

School Food, the South Korean Grab-and-go retail concept, is rolling out stores in Hong Kong and eyeing other Asian markets.


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