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New Balance India return

New Balance India is to make a comeback – and says it aims to open about 50 stores within the next few years.

New Balance VivoCity store opens

The newest store for US athletic apparel brand New Balance VivoCity has opened.

China’s middle class fuelling outdoor wear boom

China’s emerging middle class is shunning Rolexes in favour of brands which help them enjoy the great outdoors.

Yue Yuen sales rise on retail rollout

Shoemaker and retailer Yue Yuen Industrial says retail and wholesale sales of sportswear in Greater China rose 19.6 per cent in the first nine months of this year, due to an expanding store network.

Thais’ bold plan for Vietnam chain

Having bedded down its acquisition of 49 per cent of Vietnam’s Nguyen Kim electrical goods retailer, Thailand’s Central Group has now revealed the partnership has a five year business plan. The companies say they want Nguyen Kim to become “the top consumer electronics retailer in Vietnam and the Southeast Asian region”. That plan includes expanding the store network from the current 20 nationwide to 50 by 2019. The two did not reveal ambitions for the brand outside Vietnam, but Cen…

Thai Robins opens in Hanoi

Thailand’s Central Retail Corporation has opened the doors of its first department store in Vietnam. Located within Royal City Vincom Mega Mall, the department store branded Robins spans 10,000 sqm and offers products from brands including Lancome, Clinique, The Body Shop, Mc Jeans, F&F and Samsonite. Central also operates New Balance, SuperSports and Crocs retail stores in Vietnam. The Thai retailer says Vietnam is a significant potential market because of its 90 million residents,…