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SMI to grow US cafe chain in Myanmar

Singapore Myanmar Investco (SMI) has signed an agreement to develop The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf cafe chain in Myanmar.

Two years in the making, SingPost Centre opens doors

After two years of development, lifestyle destination SingPost Centre has been launched.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf hits Japan

American coffee chain The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will start brewing in Japan, its 25th international market. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has partnered with LA Style, a JV between fast casual restaurant operator Hotland and shopping mall developer Aeon Malls, to open outlets in Japan starting by the end of the year. LA Style intends to grow The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s presence to 200 stores across Japan. “This is an important milestone demonstrating our commitment to continue…

Big boost for Thai food chains

Thai franchisee Evolution Capital is to open more Domino’s Pizza and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf outlets. The company will allocate 600 million baht ($18.7 million) to expand its restaurant network across Thailand. It will increase Domino’s Pizza chain from from 12 by the year-end to up to 70 by 2017. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be expanded from 17 by the end of this year to up to 70 by 2017. The company says the spending at its restaurants is unlikely to slacken despite the slowd…