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Ninja Van gets $30m capital boost

London-based Abraaj Group has led a US$30 million Series B round of fundraising for Singapore’s Ninja Logistics (Ninja Van).

SM Prime mulls ASEAN mall options

With the Philippines shopping centre ranks nearing capacity – for now – where will SM Asia head next?

Uniqlo Philippines to open six new stores

Uniqlo Philippines will open six stores in Luzon and Visayas by June 2016.

SM Prime earmarks P180bn for expansion

SM Prime, the property company of the Philippines’ biggest mall developer, has earmarked P60 billion for expansion.

Alibaba buys Lazada

Alibaba buys Lazada: the world’s largest eCommerce company has acquired a controlling interest in Southeast Asia’s largest online department store.

Asian retail leaders make Forbes power list

Two Asian retail leaders have been added to Forbes magazine’s annual list of 50 most powerful businesswomen in Asia.

Philippine franchises ‘ready to take on the world’

Philippine franchises are ready to conquer new international markets.

Megaworld property surpasses US$216m profits

Megaworld property income breaches P10 billion (US$216 million) mark, aided by mall leasing.

Lawson Makati flagship opens

The new Lawson Makati flagship marks the Japanese convenience store brand’s 20th shop in the Philippines.

Philippine eCommerce to grow 101 per cent by 2018

The Philippine eCommerce industry is expected to grow 101.4 per cent by 2018.

Puregold Price Club thrives in small-scale retail

Philippine supermarket chain Puregold Price Club expands business with push from small-scale stores.

Miniso stores set global retail record

Japanese fashion retailer Miniso has had explosive growth, last year raking in sales worth more than $769 million.