Aeon Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Sihanoukville´s first malls to open this year

Cambodian city Sihanoukville is to get its first ever shopping malls this year, with two slated to open by the end of the year.

Japan and South Korea battle it out in Vietnam retail market

South Korean companies are engaged in a fierce battle with Japanese rivals in the Vietnam retail market, which has emerged as a “post-China.”

Aeon Stores Hong Kong fined over TV sale

Aeon Stores has been convicted and fined US$123 for failing to inform a customer about its statutory obligation when selling a television set.

7-Eleven hack loots US$510 million from mobile-payment accounts

A 7-Eleven hack in Japan has seen some 900 mobile-payment account holders lose money.

Aeon Vietnam to build another Hanoi mall

Aeon Vietnam will invest US$280 million for its third property in the capital city, Hanoi.

Aeon Malaysia to invest US$119 million on new malls, refurbishments

Aeon Malaysia will spend around US$119 million this financial year on mall renovations and new openings.

Aeon opens first hypermarket in Myanmar

Japanese retailer and mall operator Aeon has launched its first hypermarket in Myanmar.

Aeon China to launch self-serve smart store technology

Aeon China is set to launch a self-service store network equipped with technology to anticipate what a customer will buy upon entry.

Daesang to sell Ministop stake to partner Aeon

South Korean food manufacturer Daesang is reportedly exiting the convenience store business, selling its stake in the Ministop chain.

Vietnam’s Vingroup buys Fivimart

Vietnamese retail giant Vingroup has fully acquired grocery chain Fivimart.

Aeon ends partnership with Vietnam grocer Fivimart

Japanese retail giant Aeon has sold its stake in Hanoi-based grocery chain Fivimart after four years and a US$8 million loss.

Rivals in race for Ministop South Korea chain

Shinsegae and Lotte are competing to take full ownership of Ministop South Korea.