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Asian retail outlook: “more cautious”

Asian retail outlook: “more cautious”

High operating costs – particularly rents and labor in Asia – will ensure retailers are more cautious this year, concludes real estate specialist CBRE. In its annual Asian retail outlook, the company’s researc...
Furla Asia-Pacific plans more flagships
Toys’R’Us Asia Pacific chief retires
China quick to adopt digital wallets
Bakers Maison hits Philippines

Philippines Archives

California Pizza Kitchen opens new outlets in Manila and Daegu

California Pizza Kitchen has opened two new stores in Asia- one in the Philippines, the other in South Korea.

Alibaba eyeing cornerstone stake in Grab

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is said to be on the brink of investing US$3 billion into Grab Holdings, attracted by a signi...

Starbucks expands plant-based range in Asia Pacific

Starbucks has rolled out new plant-based menu options in selected Asia-Pacific markets, with dishes created to suit loca...

6ixty8ight expands online into two more SE Asian markets

Lingerie chain 6ixty8ight is expanding its e-commerce network into Thailand and the Philippines, less than two months af...

R&B Tea enters the Philippines 

Singapore-based Koufu Group is taking R&B Tea to the Philippines with Shakey’s Pizza.

MerryMart to open first drive-thru store as it charts expansion

Philippines grocery chain Merrymart will launch its inaugural drive-through outlet in Iloilo City in January next year.

SM takings tumble due to Covid-19 pandemic

Philippines investments firm SM has brought in the equivalent of US$142.6 million in revenues during the first six month...

NBA and Titan launch merchandising partnership in the Philippines

The US National Basketball Association (NBA) has signed a multiyear merchandising partnership with Titanomachy, Philippi...

Ikea Manila opening delayed after construction break

Construction interruptions have delayed the expected opening date of the long-awaited Ikea Manila store.
Travel Retail

Havaianas invests $US50 million in Asian expansion plan

Undeterred by the advent of Covid-19, Brazilian flip-flop brand Havaianas is investing US$50 million into expansion of i...