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MCM Philippines opens first store, at SM Mall of Asia

The first MCM Philippines store has opened its doors, in the giant Mall of Asia complex in Metro Manila.

MCM Thailand opens Bangkok flagship

MCM Thailand has opened a flagship store in Central Embassy, Bangkok.

MCM exits department store business

Mode Creation Munich (MCM) of Sungjoo Group is to close its department stores in South Korea citing poor performances as the reason. MCM has seen negative growth from its domestic department store business since last year, an indication of a softer consumer sentiment, reports Korea IT Times. Contrastingly, its duty-free business has been growing remarkably, boosted by foreign tourists, mainly by Chinese. It says the share of its duty-free business in total sales has exceeded the department…