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The Belgian Waffle Co heads to Southeast Asia

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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

LiHo bubble tea says hello to Hong Kong

Oct 17, 2017  | 

Known for its cheese teas, Singapore bubble-tea brand LiHo has opened its first overseas outlet in Hong Kong. Its Yuen Long store will be followed by another in Kwun Tong on November 1, says the parent

The Edge learning center will open its first agent in Singapore in this June

May 24, 2017  |  , ,

The Edge Learning Centre, Hong Kong’s academic tutoring, test preparation and admissions consulting provider, is mulling over plans to increase its presence in Vietnam and throughout Southeast Asia. As Vietnam continues to open up and develop,

CDF-Lagardere, Shilla win Hong Kong Airport concessions

Apr 10, 2017  | 

CDF-Lagardere, Shilla win Hong Kong Airport concessions Key Hong Kong airport concessions for cosmetics, fashion accessories and liquor & tobacco have been awarded at Hong Kong International Airport. The Airport Authority of Hong Kong has awarded

Diesel Myanmar opens monobrand store

Apr 3, 2017  |  ,

Diesel Myanmar opens monobrand store Diesel Myanmar has opened its first monobrand store, at Yangon International Airport. With a new design concept, the 100 sqm outlet was conceived in collaboration with Japanese architectural firm Wonderwall, headed

Chow Tai Fook looks to Japan for growth

Mar 20, 2017  | 

Chow Tai Fook looks to Japan for growth Hong Kong jeweller Chow Tai Fook is looking to Japan for growth to compensate for its challenges in greater China. The company is about to open a shop

Online boom not deterring global retailers

Mar 9, 2016  |  ,

Global retailers are undeterred from expanding their bricks and mortar stores this year despite growing online sales, says a new report. In the seventh edition of How Active Are Retailers Globally?, real estate service company CBRE also says China

Honolulu Coffee Shop opening in Singapore

Feb 23, 2016  |  ,

Honolulu Coffee Shop, known in Hong Kong for its egg tarts with flaky pastry, will open a 50-seat restaurant in Singapore in April. At The CentrePoint in Orchard Rd, the restaurant will go head to head with Hong

Sales slide worst in 13 years for Hong Kong Retail

Feb 9, 2016  | 

Hong Kong retail sales fell 3.7 percent last year the worst in 13 years, including the 2.3 percent slide during the 2003 SARS epidemic with a gloomy outlook also forecast for this year. Retail sales fell

Education Learning Center takes it to the Next Level: sending markets for global destinations

Feb 5, 2016  |  , ,

A high-level trends report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) predicts that, by 2050, the world will see a dramatic shift in global economic power away from advanced economies and toward Asia and a block of faster-growing emerging economies. An extended