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Shopee signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has appointed global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador.

JD boosts stake in Tiki Vietnam

Chinese online giant JD has become the largest shareholder in e-commerce platform Tiki Vietnam.

Smashburger weighs down Jollibee results

Jollibee’s Smashburger and Red Ribbon business units significantly dragged down the restaurant-operator’s first-half profits.

Dairy Farm sales lift through acquisitions, restructuring

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm sales surged by 13 per cent in the first half of the year to US$13.8 billion.

Double-digit leap for Vietnam retail sales

Vietnam retail sales surged by 11.6 per cent in the first seven months of this year, according to figures from the nation’s government.

Vietnam cross-border e-commerce platform Fado eyes expansion

Fado, the first Vietnam cross-border e-commerce platform, plans to help local SMEs go global.

Central Group plans to spin off retail division

Thai mall operator Central Group will list its Central Retail Corporation unit, combining retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy.

A special place: How Starbucks Asia stores are designed

In Asia’s burgeoning coffee culture, design has become a key means for Starbucks to create a point of difference from rival chains.

Jollibee to buy The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf for US$350 million

Philippine restaurant operator Jollibee Foods is to buy US cafe brand The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf outright for US$350 million.

Body Shop Malaysia and Vietnam operator to list

InNature Bhd, the Body Shop Malaysia and Vietnam operator, is preparing to list on Bursa Malaysia offering up to 177 million shares.

Visa takes stake in startup Go-Jek

Digital-payments company Visa has invested an undisclosed amount into Southeast Asian ride-sharing startup Go-Jek.

Same-store sales fall for Chow Tai Fook

Jeweller Chow Tai Fook says same-store sales in its Hong Kong home market and Macau fell by 11 per cent in the June quarter.

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