Nestlé Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Artisanal coffee roaster and retailer Blue Bottle has been rumoured to be expanding into Hong Kong since netizens discovered job postings for a brand experience manager and operations director back in August.
Alibaba’s Singles Day retail promotion is over for another year – and predictably a new record was set.
FMCG giant Nestle started selling Starbucks-branded coffee in Mainland China today, seeking to tap growth in a market where it says coffee consumption per capita remains low compared to global standards. Nestle last year paid US$7.15 billion for exclusive rights to sell the US chain’s coffees and teas globally, and began selling Starbucks-labelled products in Europe, Asia and Latin America in February.
Alibaba has committed to help import US$200 billion worth of goods from more than 120 countries over the next five years.
Nestle Japan has opened a permanent made-to-order Kit Kat store in Osaka.
Nestle has opened a pop-up bar in Tokyo to mark today’s release of its new sake-flavoured Kit Kat bar.
Starbucks China plans to open a new store every 15 hours for the next five years, doubling its store count to 6000.
Nestle is to pay US$7.1 billion for global Starbucks rights outside the chain’s cafes.
A KitKat flagship store has been launched in Shinsegae’s Gangnam department store in Seoul.
Forget a diamond ring for Valentine’s Day – this has been trumped by a ruby KitKat by Nestle Japan.
Kit Kat Japan and Tokyo Banana have released a limited-edition chocolate wafer.
An unexpected JD.com profit upswing has marked the third quarter for China’s largest retailer.