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Hong Kong’s CitySuper evaluating sale options

Hong Kong-based firm The Fenix Group may sell its majority shareholding in high-end supermarket operator Hong Kong’s CitySuper Group. According to Bloomberg, if potential buyers show interest in the stake, it may be worth between US$300 and $400 million. Any potential purchaser at this time will inherit a business in the midst of Hong Kong’s first depression in a decade, and wit…

OnTheList reveals 2020 plans while marking fourth anniversary

OnTheList says it will focus on raising awareness of sustainability in the minds of both the retail industry and consumers and open permanent showrooms in Shanghai, Taipei and Singapore this year.

Invincible launches convenience store-inspired capsule collection

Japanese retail project The Conveni has entered into a collaboration with the Invincible label.

Cheese-tea chain Machi Machi to launch in Singapore

Machi Machi, the Taiwanese cheese-tea chain which went viral after featuring in a music video of Mandopop king Jay Chou, is set to debut in Singapore.

Taiwan’s Mr Brown coffee shutters stores

Taiwanese cafe chain Mr Brown coffee has shuttered eight outlets in Taipei due to falling customer demand, among other factors.

Chinese giants dominate Asia’s online grocery market

China’s two e-commerce giants are driving the most growth in Asia’s online grocery market according to a new report from international researcher IGD.

Bacardi launches Aberfeldy pop-up store at Taoyuan International Airport

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has launched a glittering Aberfeldy pop-up store in partnership with Ever Rich Duty Free at Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport.

Burger King Taiwan gives away 10,000 burgers to McDonald’s, KFC customers

Burger King Taiwan is holding a marketing campaign offering 10,000 free burgers to customers of rivals McDonald’s and KFC.

Carrefour Taiwan launches Asia’s first private-label cage-free eggs

Carrefour Taiwan has launched its first line of private label cage-free eggs, responding to growing consumer demands for sustainable products.

Harvey Nichols suffers as Mainland Chinese tourists ‘disappear’

Declining Mainland Chinese visitors to Hong Kong have put a dent in Dickson Concepts’ sales and profit in the first half of its fiscal year.

Taiwan retail sales hit new high in October

Taiwan retail sales set a record in October, according to data from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Asus Experience Store opens in Singapore

Singapore’s first Asus Experience Store has opened on the third level of Bugis Junction.