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The first Uniqlo Vietnam store opened its doors today, marking the Japanese fast-fashion brand’s sixth market in Southeast Asia.
Thai supermarket business Big C is planning to spend THB6.5 billion (US$214 million) on expansion both domestically and internationally next year.
South Korean health-and-beauty brand CJ Olive Young is seeking to expand in Southeast Asia.
Vietnamese business giant Vingroup has agreed to merge its retail and agriculture unit with Masan Consumer Holdings, aiming to form Vietnam’s biggest retailer.
Singapore classifieds service Carousell will absorb 701Search, which owns online marketplaces in Malaysia, Vietnam and Myanmar.
Vietnamese e-commerce marketplace Sendo has secured a US$61 million Series C funding, just as its overtakes local archrival Tiki into second place in the market.
Japanses drugstore Matsumoto Kiyoshi is to open stores in Vietnam in partnership with a local company, Lotus Food Group.
Australia’s Cotton On Group is launching three of its fashion and lifestyle brands into Vietnam, with the first Cotton On store already open in Ho Chi Minh City and Rubi and Typo to follow within the next month. The first store was opened in Ho Chi Minh’s Vincom Thao Dien shopping centre according to The Saigon Times, with a second store in Aeon Mall, Ha Dong to follow shortly.
Two pioneering Vietnamese fashionistas have launched a lifestyle concept store in downtown Ho Chi Minh City called There Vnd Then.
Ongoing restructuring is impacting on Dairy Farm International’s grocery and convenience sales – but total group income is up.
Asian deals dominated global retail acquisitions in September according to a database compiled by GlobalData.
Vietnamese coffee giant Trung Nguyen says it plans to open 3000 E-Coffee shops next year, before making its debut offshore.