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Pacific Trade Agreement Triggers IP Overhaul in Vietnam

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By Lien Hoang.  New rules expand rights to trademarks and patents under deal ratified by seven countries. U.S. companies can make limited use of provisions because Washington withdrew from accord in 2017. The Pacific trade pact

Pingu’s English announces further ASEAN expansion with new Master Franchisee in Laos

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In the presence of the Rt. Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam and His Excellency Mr Phongsavanh Sisoulath, Laos Ambassador to the UK, an exclusive contract has been signed in London between

Why the ESL Market is set to boom in the next 10 years

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According to the British Council approximately 1.7 billion peoplewere learning and using English worldwide in 2015. English language instruction for non-native speakers is a $63 billion a year industry. (For comparison, consider the U.S. education industry’s revenue is

Far from game over: From boom to bust to boom again, bubble tea is back in business

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ILLUSTRATION: SIMON ANG  A brief history of bubble tea A FEW rounds of interviews, a 150-page business proposal, a two-week bootcamp and a practical test spanning six hours. It took Charlie Tan all this, and more,

Starbucks’ big rival in China plans to list in New York

Apr 24, 2019  |  ,

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Starbucks’ big rival in China just announced plans to go public in the United States. Beijing-based Luckin Coffee said in a filing Monday that it wants to sell shares on the Nasdaq as part of

Global Fast Food Market set for Explosive Growth, to Reach USD 645 billion by 2020

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Fast food market, global fast food industry analysis, fast food market segment forecast, fast food market share size, fast food market research report, trend, price, and demand. Trends in QSR reports that (Burgers/Sandwiches, Chicken, Pasta/Pizza, Asian,

Mister Donut exits China as profits crumble

Mar 28, 2019  |  , , , , ,

Japan’s best-known doughnut shop gives up after nearly two decades A Mister Donut store in Shanghai. The chain will bow out of China after a 20-year run. OSAKA — Mister Donut, Japan’s biggest doughnut shop chain,

The Interview: Sean T. Ngo, founder and CEO of VF Franchise Consulting

Mar 13, 2019  |  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

 We talk to Sean T. Ngo, founder and CEO of leading Southeast Asia-specializing consultancy VF Franchise Consulting, about the lesser-known franchises that are making waves in this growing market Which franchise sectors are up and coming

Shanghai debut for Tim Hortons in China

Feb 28, 2019  | 

Canadian cafe brand Tim Hortons has opened its first restaurant in China. The new venue, located at People’s Square in central Shanghai, is the first Tim Hortons in China since the company signed an exclusive master-franchise

Wayne’s Coffee makes Chinese debut

Feb 25, 2019  | 

Swedish cafe chain Wayne’s Coffee has opened its first outlet in China. The new store on Shanghai’s Nanjing Xi Lu serves coffee, sandwiches and Swedish pastries to consumers. The move represents a courageous first step in