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Duty Free Philippines opens high-end downtown duty-free store

Duty Free Philippines Corporation has opened a new downtown duty-free store called Duty Free Luxe at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

South Korea’s No Brand chooses Manila for first overseas foray

South Korean hypermarket operator E-mart is set to open its first overseas No Brand outlet in the Philippines.

Alipay wants to help 10 million European businesses reach 2 billion consumers within five years

Payment and lifestyle platform Alipay intends to support 10 million small and medium enterprises in Europe over the next five years with technology to empower them to reach more than 2 billion potential consumers.

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.