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Gelatissimo seeks new Malaysian partner

Australian gelato chain Gelatissimo is seeking a new partner in Malaysia, part of an ongoing push into southeast Asia.

Chinese top Asian online shopping ranks

The Chinese top the Asian online shopping rankings, according to a survey by MasterCard.

Robinsons expands loyalty card program

Filipino retailer Robinsons Retail Holdings expects to boost the ranks of its loyalty program membership beyond 1 million by the year’s end after forging a new partneship with Caltex.

Lawson Philippines debuts today

The first of 500 planned Lawson Philippines stores opens in Manila today, March 30.

SSI Group plans 130 new stores

Philippines specialty retail operator SSI Group says it plans to open 130 new stores this year.

SSI Group profit soars

The Philippines specialty store operator SSI Group has reported a massive 63 per cent jump in its annual profit to US$66.9 million.

Lawson Philippines set for debut

Lawson Philippines will launch later this month with the first of 500 stores planned in a partnership with local retailer Puregold Price Club.

Profit surge for 7-Eleven Philippines

Philippine Seven Corp, which operates the 7-Eleven Philippines network, has reported a 27.9 per cent jump in income for 2014.

Kim Soo-Hyun: Caffe Bene’s new face

Korean-based coffee shop franchise Caffe Bene has named famous Korean actor Kim Soo-Hyun as its global face.

Alfamart Philippines targets 3000 stores

Indonesian c-store operator Alfamart is aiming for up to 3000 Alfamart Philippines stores in its joint venture with SM Group.

SM to expand Savemore network

The Philippines’ SM Retail plans to open 20 more Savemore supermarkets this year after reaching the 100 threshold last year.

Foreign brands drive Manila malls boom

Rapid expansion of foreign and local retail brands are driving a Manila malls boom, according to CBRE.


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