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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

Jun 7, 2019  |  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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,

F&N buys Starbucks Thailand in bid for greater regional presence

May 27, 2019  |  , , , , , ,

Food and beverage firm Fraser and Neave (F&N) has acquired the Starbucks Thailand coffee chain. The company said yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to buy Starbucks Coffee (Thailand). The deal was done through

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,

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

Fresh Forward: Subway Hong Kong’s new strategy

Mar 1, 2019  |  ,

Subway Hong Kong has chosen a university campus to launch the first of its new-generation store concepts in Greater China. The Fresh Forward restaurant decor marks a modernisation for the iconic made-to-order sandwich chain which with

The Belgian Waffle Co heads to Southeast Asia

Feb 20, 2019  |  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Indian-headquartered Belgian Waffle Co has partnered with VF Franchise Consulting to expand into Southeast Asia. The chain is operated under small kiosk and cafe models, and is best known for its waffle sandwiches. “The Belgian Waffle

Don Quijote Hong Kong to launch in July

Feb 15, 2019  |  ,

Don Quijote Hong Kong is set to make its debut in the middle of this year. The Japanese discount merchandise retailer – which has three stores in Singapore and also plans to make its Thai debut