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Hong Kong streetwear retailer Popcorn General Store opens in Manila

Hong Kong urban fashion retailer Popcorn General Store has launched in the Philippines at Ayala Mall Manila Bay in Pasay City.

Jollibee to open Tim Ho Wan restaurants in China

Filipino restaurant operator Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) has signed a joint venture agreement with Dim Sum to operate Tim Ho Wan restaurants in China.

Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay still top of the world’s most expensive retail strips

Hong Kong ́s Causeway Bay remains top of the world’s most expensive retail strips, with rents rising to US$ 2,745 per square feet per annum.

Hong Kong protests taint solid Dairy Farm results

Ongoing restructuring is impacting on Dairy Farm International’s grocery and convenience sales – but total group income is up.

Robinsons Retail profit dips despite sales growth

Robinsons Retail reported a drop in profits during its third quarter despite significant growth in net sales.

First Uniqlo Baguio set to open this month

The new 859sqm Uniqlo Baguio store at SM City is the brand’s first in the Cordillera region.

Zalora launches childrenswear category

Online fashion platform Zalora is entering the childrenswear market.

Taiwanese milk-tea brand CoCo continues rapid Philippines expansion

Taiwanese milk-tea brand CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice is slated to open its third store in Cebu City, Philippines in 2020.

Seven Oppo flagship stores planned for Southeast Asia

Six more Oppo flagship stores are planned across Southeast Asia by next year as the Chinese smartphone brand ramps up its brand profile in the region.

Takashimaya bullish about profit potential in Southeast Asia

Japanese department-store operator Takashimaya is banking on its Vietnam and Thailand expansion to drive growth this year as it seeks to achieve profitability in its Southeast Asian business.

Bullish on e-commerce, SSI Group takes Zara Philippines online

SSI Group is taking Zara Philippines online, betting on the country’s growing e-commerce market to boost the Spanish fashion brand’s sales.

Grocery start-up MerryMart accelerates expansion, inks first franchise deal

MerryMart Grocery Centers, owned by businessman Edgar “Injap” Sia II, has signed its first franchise deal as it strengthens its market presence.