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Omnichannel startup CitiXsys launches Asian foray

Fresh from a US$20 million funding injection, omnichannel-solutions startup CitiXsys plans to open six offices across Asia.

Honestbee CEO departs, opening the way for fresh funding

Honestbee CEO and cofounder Joel Sng has stepped away from the business, clearing the way for a fresh round of investment.

Asean countries fight trade in counterfeit goods

Enforcement officials, investigators, and prosecutors from across the Asean region met in Manila to discuss the counterfeit goods fight.

Honestbee has shut down in five countries

Honestbee has shut down or suspended operations in five countries as it seeks funding to continue to trade in its core markets, including home base Singapore.

Fast-food chain Jollibee starts planning for China launch

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee may open its first location in China within the next five years.

Honestbee freezes operations as funds dry up

Honestbee is freezing operations in Hong Kong and Thailand and laying off staff as it urgently seeks investment to stave off collapse.

SM Prime maps US$1.53 billion expansion plan

Philippine property developer SM Prime Holdings has committed US$1.53 billion for constructing four new malls, and other projects.

Online-offline integration key to AS Watson Group success

AS Watson Group MD Dominic Lai talks to Inside Retail Asia about how merging online and offline is key to growth.

Carousell raises US$56 million

Singaporean m-commerce platform Carousell has raised US$56 million from Naspers.

Zilingo raises fresh funding

Online marketplace Zilingo has raised US$226 million in its recent Series D funding.

SM Group introduces first in-mall customer service robot

SM Group has employed its first in-mall customer service robot, at SM Megamall.

Shakey’s to buy Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken chain

Philippines restaurant chain operator Shakey’s Pizza Asia is buying the Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken brand.

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