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Top coffee chains record double digit growth

Jun 19, 2019  |  , ,

Highlands Coffee earned pre-tax profits of VND129 billion ($5.54 million). Photo by VnExpress/Dat Nguyen. Five coffee chains are locked in a race for top spot in Vietnam, but Highlands Coffee is the clear leader so far.

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

Taco Bell names Burman Hospitality as exclusive national franchise partner

May 16, 2019  |  ,

Taco Bell is Yum India’s newest and smallest brand. New Delhi: Yum Brands Inc-owned Mexican cuisine chain Taco Bell named Burman Hospitality as its exclusiv .. Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/69342818.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

McD to take over 165 Bakshi’s outlets

May 8, 2019  |  ,

NEW DELHI: Next time you walk into a McDonald’s branded outlet in a city in North or East India, you could actually be biting into a genuine McDonald’s burger with the global fast-food giant set to settle its

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

Shakey’s to buy Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken chain

Apr 4, 2019  |  ,

Philippines restaurant chain operator Shakey’s Pizza Asia is buying the Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken brand. The firm filed details of the deal with Peri-Peri’s operator I-Foods at the Philippine Stock Exchange this week, although the transaction cost