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FamilyMart Taiwan plans 200 new stores

Familymart Taiwan is aiming to open 220–230 new stores in the territory this year, as the Japanese convenience-store chain franchise emerges unaffected by the coronavirus turmoil.

H&M’s sales recovery derailed by coronavirus

A recovery in fast-fashion retailer H&M’s sales and profit has been muted by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on stores across Asia.

Shiseido and Shopee partner to boost J-beauty in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee is partnering with Shiseido Asia Pacific to propel the growth of Japanese beauty products in Southeast Asia.

Apple reverses bulk-order ban and updates on opening plans

US tech giant Apple has reversed restrictions on buying multiple iPhones from its online store imposed last week.

Apple limits online sales of iPhone as stocks shrink

Apple has placed restrictions on bulk purchases of its iPhones in some Asian territories after the coronavirus outbreak caused interruptions to supply.

Eslite to close famous Dunnan store in Taiwan

Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite will shutter its 24-hour Dunnan shop in Taipei when the store’s lease expires at the close of May.

Bossini Taiwan stores to be shuttered by July 31

Hong Kong-headquartered apparel chain Bossini is to close down its Taiwan business, expecting to close all 51 stores by July 31.

Taiwan’s Chun Fun How opens in Singapore

Taiwanese bubble-tea chain Chun Fun How is preparing to launch a flagship store at the Esplanade in Singapore this month.

Jamie’s Italian closes Hong Kong, Taipei outlets

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant franchise Jamie’s Italian will close its locations in Hong Kong today, the chain’s last remaining overseas venues.

Embattled Esprit posts another loss as sales tumble 40 per cent in Asia

Embattled fashion label Esprit has posted another loss in the December half year, as sales plunged by HK$1 billion.

Singapore Liang Sandwich Bars close amidst dispute

Four Singapore Liang Sandwich Bars have closed suddenly, angering the master franchisee for Southeast Asia, Liang Group.

Loss-making Bauhaus to close 10 stores, axe 100 staff

Hong Kong fashion group Bauhaus International says it will close up to 10 loss-making stores in Hong Kong.