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Positive outlook for Singapore retail leasing sector

Ongoing investment-sale activity for malls suggests a positive outlook for the Singapore retail leasing sector, reports Edmund Tie & Company

Dean & DeLuca chief bullish about Asia as US business nears collapse

The CEO of embattled food retailer Dean & DeLuca is promising a massive store rollout in Asia at the same time as unpaid suppliers suspend deliveries to the brand’s remaining US stores.

Same-store sales fall for Chow Tai Fook

Jeweller Chow Tai Fook says same-store sales in its Hong Kong home market and Macau fell by 11 per cent in the June quarter.

Novena invests in haircut chain Xingkeduo

Singapore-headquartered Novena Global Lifecare has completed a US$475.4 million merger with Xingkeduo.

MPH Bookstore may quit Singapore

Malaysia’s MPH Bookstore may exit Singapore, closing its last outlet by September.

Everstone to sell Burger King India franchise

Singapore-based private equity firm Everstone plans to sell its Burger King India franchise.

Singapore retail sales slip again

Singapore retail sales slipped 1 per cent year on year in May, after motor vehicles were removed from the data.

Australia’s Oporto to open 24 stores in Vietnam

Restaurant chain Oporto has launched in Vietnam under local franchisee Ben Thanh Group, with plans to open 24 restaurants across the territory in the next 10 years.

Sephora Takashimaya reopens with a gold-member concierge service

Sephora Takashimaya has reopened after a two-month renovation with a concierge service for gold members.

Courts Singapore opens first IoT store at Funan mall

Courts Singapore has opened its first Internet of Things store at Funan mall.

White knight investor sought for Jack Wills

A buyer is being sought for troubled fashion retailer Jack Wills, which looks like having to close stores to survive.

OnTheList set to expand into three new Asia-Pacific markets

Hong Kong-headquartered flash-sale pioneer OnTheList is preparing to launch subsidiaries in three more Asia-Pacific markets as initial international forays pay off.

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