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The popularity of diets based on vegetables is on the rise as an increasing number of South Korean consumers are looking for healthy and ethical consumption. As a result, South Korean c-stores are launching growing ranges of vegetarian products to meet demand. Nongshim, South Korea’s top instant-noodles maker, last month released stir-fried noodles that don’t contain any meat. Si…
Gap has partnered with the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel to develop sustainable solutions for the fashion industry.
Swedish skintech brand Foreo has been awarded a judgement of RMB3 million (US$450,000) in an unprecedented court ruling in Shanghai.
Alibaba’s Singles Day kicked off at minute and this year it took just 68 seconds for the first US$1 billion in turnover.
Mitsubishi Estate-Simon has expanded its premier outlet mall, Tosu Premium Outlets.
Health and beauty retailer AS Watson has established a global corporate social responsibility committee, and for the first time, it is comprised of millennials.
Ongoing restructuring is impacting on Dairy Farm International’s grocery and convenience sales – but total group income is up.
September Indonesia retail sales rose 0.7 per cent year on year, according to Bank Indonesia data.
International hospitality group Accor and e-commerce giant Alibaba have entered a strategic partnership to develop a series of digital applications and loyalty programs.
The number of coffee shops in South Korea continues to grow. More than 71,000 coffee shops are now operating nationwide, with 14,000 opening last year alone. According to a report by KB Financial Group Management Research Institute, the increase in the number of coffee shops is because the number of new shops opening has dramatically outpaced the number of shop closures.
Payments technology company Mastercard and wearable token service provider Tappy Technologies are collaborating to enable contactless payments through wearables.
The second Culture Cartel Asian street culture festival is set to be held from December 6 to 8.