Laos Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Popular Korean beauty brand The Face Shop is about to open its first store in Laos by the end of this year.
Thai cash-and-carry chain Siam Makro plans to invest up to US$258 million in new stores at home and overseas.
With the Philippines shopping centre ranks nearing capacity – for now – where will SM Asia head next?
As well as electronics and mobile phones, Vietnam’s Mobile World will sell groceries in its new outlets in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
After four years’ planning, discounter E-Mart Vietnam opens, marking the Korean retailer’s Southeast Asian debut.
Department store chain Robinson Thailand says it will open outlets in planned special economic zones to encourage cross-border trading.
Animation International (Thailand) says it will open stores selling Doraemon merchandise and cafes in Thailand next year.
Thai skincare retailer Beauty Community has signed a local partner to enter Indonesia.
Thai cinema chain Major Cineplex plans to have 30 screens in Laos within three years.
A consortium of Lao and Thai investors is building a duty free mall and hotel complex in Vientiane, Lao.
Smartphone maker Huawei says it expects sales in Southeast Asia this year to rise 167 per cent.
Hooters of America has signed an extensive development agreement to open 30 new Hooters QSR restaurant locations throughout Southeast Asia over the next six years.