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Starbucks Asia stores showcase design direction

Starbucks Asia says its newest stores in Taiwan and Hong Kong reflect its heritage credentials.

Jamba Juice Taiwan marks debut

The first Jamba Juice Taiwan store has opened its doors, in Xinyi, Taipei.

Inside Starbucks Taiwan new concept

Take a look inside the new Starbucks Taiwan Longmen concept store which has recently opened, creating a “theatre for coffee”.

The Macallan pop up tours Asian cities

A 465 sqm Macallan pop up store is touring major Asian cities to build customer engagement with and recognition of the whisky label.

HappyFresh hits Thailand

HappyFresh, the grocery delivery start-up, has launched in Bangkok.

Taiwanese embrace E-Land concept

South Korean retailer E-Land says its first full scale store in Taiwan’s capital Taipei drew 80,000 shoppers in its first week.

Chinese bookstores rank among ‘world’s coolest’

Three Greater Chinese bookstores have been ranked amongst ‘the world’s coolest’ by US-based global news organisation CNN.

Denmark’s Endless Jewelry make Asian debut

Denmark’s Endless Jewelry has made its Asian debut, opening its first store in Taiwan.

Asian cities top rankings for global brands

Tokyo is the world’s hottest market for retail expansion, attracting 63 new global brands last year and heading a list dominated by Asian and Middle Eastern cities.

Hong Kong retail entry appeal lags

Hong Kong retail industry takes a minor dent to morale with the release of a report on the most popular new markets for global retail expansion.

Watsons Taiwan eyes 600 stores

Watsons Taiwan has opened its 500th store – and now plans another 100 within two years as well as an ongoing refurbishment program of its existing network.

Luxe brand lands in Philippines

British luxury fashion brand Joseph is the latest new brand to be lured to the Philippines by SM group. Joseph recently opened its first store in Southeast Asia at SM Aura, (pictured). “We are thrilled to be opening a store in the Philippines at such an important time for the local luxury market, “ said Louise Trotter, creative director at Joseph. “Showing the Joseph collection within a store that reflects the brand’s core DNA allows us to offer our clients in the Philippines the f…