convenience Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Convenience – once merely a store-front – is becoming part of many Asians’ way of life.
In Asia retail, the humble corner store is an essential ally to fast-moving consumer goods in the battle for market share and customer loyalty, according to a new report from global performance management company, Nielsen.
7-Eleven Malaysia plans to open 200 new stores this year and refurbish another 200 as it moves upmarket.
Japanese convenience chain Lawson is losing its confidence in China, scaling back ambitious expansion plans for the market. Lawson had previously announced plans to open 10,000 stores across China by 2020 on top of its existing 384. However, the retailer now says it is likely to take an extra five years to reach that target. It says the Chinese government is not doing enough to boost consumption. It has been losing its lustre in China in the previous years due to rising labour and rental c…
Convenience chain plans expanding to Mindanao.
Japanese convenience chain opens first store in Kota Tangerang Selatan.
Convenience chain expanding in south western China.
Convenience chain plans to end the year with 1000 stores.
Convenience stores prolific in Thailand – and still growing.
Convenience chain to open 3000 new stores over three years.
Convenience chain targets 3000 stores by 2017.
Convenience chain intends to hit its 1000th store in Philippines in the fourth quarter.