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Giant Ikea Philippines store delayed until next year

The opening of the first Ikea Philippines store has been delayed until next year.

Lenovo Philippines opens second Legion concept store

Tech brand Lenovo has opened its second Legion concept store in the Philippines at SM City Cebu.

% Arabica expands in Indonesia

Japanese coffee chain % Arabica is launching four locations in Indonesia, with new stores scheduled for Jakarta and Bali next month.

Philippine grocery MerryMart to raise US$31 million in IPO

Philippines grocery operator MerryMart has filed to raise up to PHP1.6 billion (US$31 million) in its forthcoming IPO.

Philippine e-commerce enabler Great Deals raises US$12m

Philippine e-commerce enabler Great Deals has raised US$12 million (PHP600 million) from local private equity firm Navegar.

2020: What’s in store for Asian retail

Asia’s scale, its pace of innovation and growth prospects mean that it’s one of the most exciting regions for food and consumer goods in global retail. So what’s in store for Asian retail this year?

Malaysia’s Leather Avenue to expand across Asia

Malaysian leather goods and bags retailer Leather Avenue is planning a complete store redesign across its more than 30 outlets in Malaysia.

H&M launches Monki in the Philippines

H&M Group is to launch Monki in the Philippines, the second Southeast Asian market for the Swedish fashion group’s diffusion brand. The first store for Monki in the Philippines will open later this year at SM Megamall in Manila and will be followed by a second at SM Mall of Asia. “Monki’s mission is to empower young women everywhere and help them feel good about themselves,…

Putien opens first outlet in the Philippines

The Cantonese/Fujianese-style Singaporean Michelin-starred restaurant Putien has opened its first eatery in the Philippines.

6ixty8ight opens first store in Mongolia as China expansion ramps up

Hong Kong-headquartered lingerie brand 6ixty8ight has launched its first outlet in Mongolia and says it aims to open 16 more outlets in China this month.

Miniso Philippines opens its 100th store

Miniso Philippines has opened a new store at Estancia Mall, marking its 100th store in the country.

Handmade KitKat goes on sale in Manila

Nestle-owned global chocolate brand KitKat is running a pop-up concept at SM Megamall in Manila until December 25.