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Under Armour Asia plans expansion

Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co has bought a stake in Singapore-based Triple, which runs Under Armour Asia.

Mister Donut Thailand plans 30 new stores

Thailand’s Central Restaurants Group says it plans to have Mister Donut Thailand outlets trading in all 77 Thai provinces by the end of this year.

9 keys to reaching Asian consumers

With the middle class predicted to double to 1.32 billion by 2020, Asian consumers – and their expectations – are changing rapidly.

Figaro’s Pizza eyes Asia

US-based pizza chain Figaro’s is seeking franchisees across most of Asia after success in the Middle East.

Huawei plans major retail rollout

Chinese mobile phone brand Huawei is planning a major Asian regional retail rollout, with 1500 new retail sale points planned, 100 in Thailand.

Cash boost for iprice comparison concept

Iprice Group, a Malaysia-based online price comparison service for shoppers, has received a $550,000 cash investment from an angel investor venture capital group.

Watsons Thailand to open 50 new stores

Beauty and perosnal care network Watsons Thailand will open 50 new stores this year – many of them with a larger footprint.

Jubilee of Siam opens giant diamond boutique

Thailand’s Jubilee of Siam has opened what it says is Asia’s largest diamond boutique, a 1500 sqm store spread over four floors in the heart of Bangkok.

Patara Thai to expand into Europe

Patara Thai to expand into Europe under a joint venture between Thailand’s S&P and Singapore’s Minor International.

Bulgogi Brothers Bangkok debuts

South Korean QSR chain Bulgogi Brothers has opened its first Thai outlet, Bulgogi Brothers Bangkok, and plans to enter Taiwan, Japan and India this year.

Central Group in German bid

Thailand’s Central Group is said to be negotiating the purchase of a department store in Germany.

Chinese in bid for New Look

A Chinese private equity firm is looking to acquire UK fashion retailer New Look in partnership with US investors.


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