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Living in a Jetsons world

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the space age Jetsons animated sitcom. Jon Bird reflects on retailing in a what is now the Jetsons era.

Giant mall launched in Siburan

Construction of the new Eastern Mall in Jalan Kuching-Serian, Malaysia, will commence Thursday.

Montblanc opens China flagship

Montblanc opens four storey concept store in Beijing, its largest store in China.

Thai restaurant chain looks offshore

Barbecue Plaza plans to open first outlet in Indonesia, after Malaysian success.

Yum! adds hot pot chain

Yum! Brands has gained approval to snap up hot pot chain Little Sheep.

American Apparel expands in Korea

Fifth American Apparel store opens in Busan.

Marina Bay mall gains rail link

New Bayfront MRT station opens in time for New Year holidays.

Lotte mega mall for Incheon

The Lotte Group is to open a mega shopping complex in the Incheon Free Economic Zone.

McDonald’s reveals unique French look

A leading French designer helps McDonald’s get back to its roots.

Indonesia to get more Burger Kings

Burger King to open 10 to 15 outlets in Indonesia in 2012.

Indian footwear retailer in expansion spree

Bata India to open 70 large format stores this year.

Malaysian pewter chain looks abroad

Royal Selangor to add more stores in China, debuts in Australia, UK.