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Aging Asia rethinks retirement to pursue ‘productive longevity’

Jun 19, 2019  |  , , , , ,

KENTARO IWAMOTO, Nikkei staff writer     SINGAPORE — Rosalind Tay left her job in April after she reached Singapore’s retirement age of 62, but she was far from ready to call it a career. “I

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

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,

The methods and requirements needed for franchises to thrive

May 29, 2019  |  , , , , , , , , ,

Many chain franchise brands have developed in Vietnam, with popular brand names popping up in fast food, catering, education, healthcare, beauty, and entertainment. Sean T. Ngo, founder and CEO of franchising consultancy VF Franchise Consulting, talked with VIR’s Thanh Van

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,

Seven global brands seek franchisees in the Philippines

Mar 15, 2019  |  , , , , , ,

Seven top F&B franchises are seeking master and area franchisees in the Philippines. International brands Mango Chili, Coca, The Belgian Waffle Co, Yan Xiang Ting, Cha Ji Tang, Bingirl, and Fidele are all seeking to establish

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

Pablo Cheese Tart Singapore shutters doors

Mar 8, 2019  |  , ,

Pablo Cheese Tart Singapore has closed all of its stores in the city, according to Mothership Singapore. After 19 months in operation, the cheese-tart brand’s exit from the city follows the shuttering of its outlets in Malaysia last July.