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Dairy Farm sells Wellcome Taiwan to Carrefour

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm is to sell its Wellcome Taiwan grocery retail business to Carrefour, with settlement due later this year.

Taiwan’s Eslite to make Southeast Asian debut in Malaysia

Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite is preparing to launch in Kuala Lumpur, most likely in downtown Kuala Lumpur.

Taiwan’s Hung Rui Chen sandwich chain to launch in Hong Kong

Local and tourist favourite sandwich maker Hung Rui Chen will be opening a flagship store in Hong Kong this August.

Esprit to close all of its Asian stores by June 30

Crippled apparel group Esprit is to close all its stores in Asia, except those in Mainland China, by the end of June.

Four ways the Covid-19 pandemic will reshape shopping behaviour in Asia

Shopping behaviour in Asia will be redefined by the Covid-19 crisis, according to new research from retail solutions provider Tofugear, Digital Consumer in Asia 2020.

FamilyMart Taiwan to launch delivery service with Foodpanda

FamilyMart Taiwan is partnering with food-delivery platform Foodpanda to launch a delivery service, to be rolled out in two phases.

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.