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Gong Cha secures private-equity investment to boost global expansion

International private equity company TA Associates will take an undisclosed stake in fast-growing bubble-tea chain Gong Cha.

JNA Awards to honour three Asian retail pioneers

The JNA Awards for the jewellery and gemstones industry is honouring three outstanding leaders as recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opens 130 restaurants in six months

Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opened 130 new restaurants in the first half of this year, boosting sales by 59.3 per cent to US$1.66 billion.

G2000 banks on technology and laser-sharp focus for growth

Embracing new technology while maintaining a sharp focus on its market position, G2000 is continuing its expansion across Asia and the Middle East.

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.