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The Twee opening flagship at new mall

Korean fashion retailer The Twee will open its first Southeast Asia flagship store at KL Gateway Mall.

Critics slam Miniso for Japanese image

Controversies continue to hound Miniso, a retail chain in mainland China that projects the image of a Japanese fashion brand.

Daiso, Robinsons Philippines to strengthen partnership

Japanese discount retailer Daiso Industries says it is impressed with the growth of the Daiso Japan store chain in the country in its joint venture partnership with Robinsons Retail Holdings. The two companies now operate 44 Daiso Japan-branded stores across the Philippines, part of a 2400-strong global network spanning 30 countries. Robinsons Retail Holdings Philippines COO Robina Gokongwei-Pe says the chain still has growth potential in the country and she expects the customer base to …

Daiso wins Manila court battle

Japanese discount retailer Daiso has won the right to use its name in the Philippines after a hearing in the Supreme Court.

Daiso to open more Macau stores

Japanese value store Daiso, through its local operator Sun Star Trading, is to open four new stores in Macau over the next three years. The company has earmarked $2.5 million to open new stores, adding to its existing five there since 2005. Chris Pang, operations manager of Sun Star Trading, says they’re bullish because of the high influx of visitors and strong local consumption power. Launched in December 1977 by president Hirotake Yano, Daiso offers products ranging from crockery to c…

Aeon Malaysia expands

Japanese retail giant Aeon is continuing its Malaysian expansion, now entering another five states: Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah, Sabah and Sarawak. The retailer, which has 22 shopping complexes and 27 stores in Malaysia, plans to open more stores, undeterred by the impact of inflation and the nation’s rising cost of living. “We have braved recessions before and will brave them again. When it comes to times like these, we will become more innovative in our services to the public,” said MD N…

Daiso inks flagship deal

Japanese retailer to convert CBD office space into its largest Australian store yet.

Daiso taps Chinese market

Japanese bargain store enters China through JV.

Daiso hits Sydney

Daiso’s new Sydney store the largest in the southern hemisphere.