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The owners of JAB Holding, the parent company of Pret-A-Manger and other retail brands, have announced a contribution to a foundation benefiting Holocaust survivors as the family takes steps to compensate for their ancestors’ treatment of Jews.
JAB Holding has pledged to pay US$11.3 million to charity after the family-owned company’s ties to the Nazi party were revealed.
Pret A Manger Hong Kong has opened a new flagship store in Elements this week.
Pret A Manger’s global business, including Hong kong and Singapore, has been sold to JAB, a global investment firm.
While Pret A Manger has not given details of its Hong Kong business, it has had a 39 per cent jump in pre-tax profits to £75.5 million overall.
A Pret-A-Manger bid by Jollibee Foods would value the sandwich and coffee chain at excess of US$1 billion.
Pret A Manger Hong Kong says superfoods and organic food are being increasingly marketed in Hong Kong.
Dozens of global brands yet to enter the Chinese market are among 100 retailers attending next week’s Retail Real Estate Market.
Shanghai might be inside China – but the modern, affluent, westernised city with its glitzy architecture, expensive cars and countless luxury retailers is not the real China. China is a tale of two economies: the fast, flashy city, and the hinterland where the majority of people remain relatively poor and eke out an existence waiting for their inevitable migration to the cities. Which explains why you can walk around a gleaming new mall packed with expensive brands like Burberry, Louis Vui…
British fast food chain Pret A Manger has put mainland China on its expansion map. The sandwich maker will debut in mainland China with an outlet in Shanghai’s K11 shopping mall later this year, complementing its Hong Kong outlets. “Building on our success in Hong Kong, we want to offer something different to the Chinese market and bring more British sandwiches, salads and organic coffee to a new audience,” said the company’s spokesperson. The chain plans to open 40 new shops this year …