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SM Prime mulls ASEAN mall options

With the Philippines shopping centre ranks nearing capacity – for now – where will SM Asia head next?

Metro Myanmar to launch this year

Metro Myanmar is set to launch by the end of 2016 as the German hypermarket operator gives Southeast Asia another shot.

Mobile World crossing borders

As well as electronics and mobile phones, Vietnam’s Mobile World will sell groceries in its new outlets in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

2C2P helps Myanmar revolution

Payments company 2C2P of Singapore takes a step to modernise Myanmar’s economy by introducing the country’s first debit card.

Myanmar City Mart secures IFC loan

Supermarket group Myanmar City Mart has borrowed $25 million from the IFC for nationwide expansion.

Korea’s E-Mart Vietnam launches

After four years’ planning, discounter E-Mart Vietnam opens, marking the Korean retailer’s Southeast Asian debut.

Study reveals Asian dining spending trends

One in three millennials in Asia are eating at fine dining restaurants at least once a month – more often than those aged over 30, according to a MasterCard study of Asian dining spending trends..

JV plans 20 Pizza Hut Myanmar stores

Hong Kong’s Jardine Group says its joint venture will open up to 20 Pizza Hut Myanmar restaurants across the new market within five years.

Thailand’s iTrueMart plans SE Asia rollout

One of Thailand’s leading online retailers iTrueMart has opened an online store in the Philippines, in the first step of a broader Asian rollout.

Tony Roma’s Myanmar opens second location

Tony Roma’s Myanmar has opened its second restaurant in fast-developing Myanmar.

Parkson expands into food to stem losses

Embattled department store operator Parkson is set to enter new categories – gourmet food, supermarkets, beauty and import new fast fashion brands.

Siam Makro eyes Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia

Thai retailer Siam Makro says it is keen to enter Myanmar, one of three key Southeast Asian markets it considers a priority.