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Ikea drives Hero Indonesia outlook

Hero Indonesia, the supermarket and healthcare retailer, is looking to Ikea to boost its fortunes after a challenging 2014 in its core food and grocery business.

Dairy Farm steps into Philippines

Hong Kong corporate retailer Dairy Farm International Holdings has take a strategic stake in one of the Philippines’ biggest pharmacy chains. Family-controlled Rose Pharmacy Inc was founded in Cebu in 1992 and now has 238 stores across the Philippines. In a brief statement, Dairy Farm said it intends to support the future growth of what is now a joint venture by broadening its consumer offering as part of the Group’s wider Health & Beauty portfolio. Dairy Farm owns the Guardian an…

Boots enters Singapore

Boots, the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, has opened a dedicated area within the new Guardian flagship store in Ngee Ann City, Singapore. Boots has partnered with Dairy Farm, a leading pan-Asian retailer, to sell the Boots products in Singapore, and by the end of December 2013, they will be available in nine selected Guardian stores. Boots will offer a range of its beauty brands including No7 skincare and cosmetics, Botanics, Champneys, Mark Hill, Boots Dermocar…

Dairy Farm’s Giant ambition

One of Asia’s largest retail operators is planning significant expansion this year regardless of the current economic flu.