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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.

Sephora suspends makeup services as precautionary measure

Sephora has stopped offering custom makeovers in hundreds of stores across Asia-Pacific to protect customers and staff from coronavirus.

Bluebell Group partners with OnTheList and Brunello Cucinelli in Taiwan

Bluebell Group has partnered with excess-inventory sales platform OnTheList to provide omnichannel members-only flash sales in Taiwan.

Japanese franchise Kura Sushi to launch in China

Japanese restaurant franchise Kura Sushi is launching in its third overseas market, China.

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.