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Mall group, bank and delivery service launch virtual Get Foodhall

The Mall Group Thailand has teamed up with food-delivery service Get and Siam Commercial Bank to launch Get Foodhall.

Live streaming helps Lazada sellers boost sales during lockdowns

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada says total gross merchandise volume (GMV) generated through its LazLive livestreaming service increased by 45 per cent month-on-month during April.

ChaTraMue Hong Kong trebles its network

Popular Thai tea brand ChaTraMue is expanding its footprint in Hong Kong with two new stores about to open in the territory.

The Coffee Academics releases Dalgona coffee

Hong Kong specialty coffee chain The Coffee Academics has launched its own version of Dalgona coffee at its Thai flagship store in Bangkok.

Chaos, privacy fears as Bangkok malls reopened

As Bangkok malls reopened in line with relaxed lockdown rules, Thais are being forced to download a tracking app to enter properties, sparking privacy concerns.

Kopi Kenangan eyes fast expansion after US$109 million investment

Southeast Asian non-franchise grab-and-go beverage retailer Kopi Kenangan has raised US$109 million in Series B funding led by the firm’s existing investor, Sequoia Capital.

Retail landlords and tenants should prepare for a ‘new era’

The relationship between retail landlords and tenants is set to change forever after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Thai real estate executive Jariya Thumtrongkitkul.

Luxury labels head to Line during Thai coronavirus lockdown

High-end brands have taken to online social networking platform Line to sell luxury products during the Thai coronavirus lockdown.

Thailand’s CP All wins 7-Eleven Cambodia rights

Thailand’s CP Group will launch 7 Eleven Cambodia next year after winning the franchise rights for the country.

First Siam Makro store in Myanmar opens its doors

The first Siam Makro store in Myanmar has opened its doors as the Thai-based cash & carry operator eyes the fast-growing food service sector in the rising country Myanmar.

Thailand’s Central Group commits space to communities, pegs and pares prices

Thai retail conglomerate Central Group is reducing and pegging the price of more than 3000 essential consumer products to help citizens impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Two Asian retailers named in global housewares awards

Two Asian retailers have been named in a global housewares awards sponsored and organised by the Inspired Home Show and the IHA.