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Southeast Asia a pain point for Dairy Farm International

“Significant challenges” across the Southeast Asian supermarket business are continuing to test Hong Kong-listed multi-format retailer Dairy Farm International.

Closeup of a hand holding phone and scanning qr code. Woman hand paying with qr code. Close up of cu

FedEx QR Pay targets SMEs in five Asian markets

Transport company FedEx has launched a QR-code based mobile payment system in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Australia.

Goxip

Goxip secures funding for SE Asia expansion

Hong Kong fashion e-commerce business Goxip has secured US$1.4 million from financial services firm Convoy Global Holdings.

Mr DIY

Mr DIY eyes 1000 stores by 2020

Malaysian home improvement retailer Mr DIY has announced plans to open at least 1000 branches by 2020.

Go-Ang chicken rice

Thailand’s Go-Ang to open in Singapore

Thailand’s Go-Ang chicken rice chain is opening its first overseas outlet in Singapore’s NEX shopping mall this month.

Jumbo Seafood

Jumbo Seafood plans expansion in greater China

Restaurant operator Jumbo Seafood has opened its first franchise in Mainland China, in the city of Fuzhou.

Miniso

Tencent and Hillhouse Capital invest in Miniso

Tencent and Hillhouse Capital have invested RMB1 billion (US$146 million) into fast-growing Chinese discount retailer Miniso.

Berlin, Germany - June 2018: The Esprit Logo On Store Exterior / Shop Facade  In Berlin, Germany

Fashion label Esprit confirms heavy loss

Struggling fashion label Esprit is looking to a new CEO and incoming chairman to turn the business around after a horror year.

Asia-Pacific retailers ramp up overseas expansion

Asia-Pacific retailers as increasingly embracing overseas expansion, according to new research by commercial real estate company CBRE.

Alipay

Alipay payments surge outside Mainland China

Alibaba’s Alipay payments outside Mainland China has skyrocketed during the country’s holiday season.

Costa coffee

Coca-Cola to pay US$5.1 billion for Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola has agreed to buy UK cafe chain Costa Coffee from listed hotel operator Whitbread for US$5.1 billion.

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 25, 2017: close up shot of a Uniqlo sign at Lotte Mall in Busan. Uniqlo Co.

Uniqlo Southeast Asia network will double

The Uniqlo Southeast Asia and Oceania store network is set to double by 2022 to about 400 stores.

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