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Dairy Farm International buoyant

All divisions did well to achieve sales growth, Dairy Farm International Holdings says of its latest third quarter.

‘Modest’ growth for Dairy Farm International

Pan-Asia retailer Dairy Farm International Holdings reports “modest” sales growth for its latest six months.

Mixed fortunes for Dairy Farm Indonesia

Dairy Farm International’s Indonesia operation continues to struggle in food – but Ikea trades above expectations.

Giant Cambodia launches in Phnom Penh

Malaysia-based retailer Giant Cambodia has opened its first store in the kingdom, in Phnom Penh’s Grand City Mall.

Dairy Farm exits Starmart Indonesia

Convenience store and grocery retailer Hero Supermarket is to exit the troubled Starmart Indonesia business.

Giant opens new Sarawak hypermarket

Dairy Farm International opens its fourth Giant Sarawak hypermarket this weekend in Malaysia.

Shrinking 7-Eleven Singapore turns to meals

7-Eleven Singapore is preparing to launch a range of ready to eat meals in its 500 store network.

Dairy Farm buys more Yonghui shares

Dairy Farm International has agreed to acquire a further 143 million shares in a placement by Yonghui Superstores for about US$210 million.

Dairy Farm Indonesia reviews struggling Starmart

Dairy Farm Indonesia continues to struggle, places its Starmart chain under review.

Wellcome Hong Kong fights food safety slur

Wellcome Hong Kong says it has been wrongly accused of selling Chinese fruit linked to a case of Hepatitis.

Pharmacy battle ahead in Philippines

Just one week after Dairy Farm International bought a controlling stake in an established Filipino pharmacy chain, its archrival AS Watson says it is continuing with an ambitious expansion program. Watson and Dairy Farm, both based in Hong Kong, are the dominant players in the pharmacy and beauty care sector across Asia, the only major rival being UK-based Boots which has a strong market share in Thailand. Watson Personal Care Stores (Phil) last week marked the opening of its 400th store i…

Breaking down the fortress

Vietnam’s still fledgling organised retail market has just one more year’s regulatory protection before the walls come down. Foreign retailers have only been allowed to open stores in the developing nation of 90 million people since 2009 and the early entrants have pretty much coloured their accounts with red ink since. But in 2015 Vietnam will have to accede to its World Trade Organization’s obligation to permit the opening of wholly foreign-owned retail businesses, including retailers. A…

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