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Make-your-own Magnum retail concept makes Indian debut

Magnum has launched its first two pop-up stores in India, offering customers Make Your Own Magnum experience.

Grief for Golden Gaytime in Indonesia

Unilever is under social-media fire in Indonesia over its Golden Gaytime ice-cream brand.

Surprise JD.com profit upswing

An unexpected JD.com profit upswing has marked the third quarter for China’s largest retailer.

Unilever buys Carver Korea

Dutch-Anglo FMCG giant Unilever has paid US$2.7 billion for Carver Korea.

IGD Singapore to be base for region

An IGD Singapore team has been set up by the international food and grocery research and training charity.

T2 Singapore launches with kaya toast brew

For its first outlet in Asia, tea chain T2 Singapore has introduced a brew that pays homage to kaya toast.

Memebox raises $60m in extension round

South Korean cosmetics startup Memebox has raised a US$60 million Series C extension round.

Cross-border eCommerce ‘set to skyrocket’ in China

Cross-border eCommerce is set to skyrocket in China, according to a new report.

Future Group buys Sangam Direct chain

India’s Future Group has bought the Sangam Direct chain of retail stores from Wadhawan Retail Ventures.

Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club

Online razor delivery service Dollar Shave Club has been sold to Anglo-Dutch FMCG giant Unilever.

Christian Louboutin Tokyo pop-up

Christian Louboutin’s latest spring/summer bag collection is being showcased in a pop-up boutique in Tokyo’s Isetan department store.

Magnum makes Malaysian entrance

Unilever has opened its first experiential Magnum cafe in Malaysia. Located in the Mid Valley Megamall, the two-level store is the first of the 30 worldwide to feature two “infinity bars” where customers can create their own Magnums. While some earlier Magnum stores in Asia were pop-ups or temporary cafes, this one appears to have a permanent future. Unilever Holdings Malaysia marketing director Herry Budiazhari said at the store’s opening this week that more stores are planned fo…

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