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Waffles wow Kolkata’s sweet tooth

Dec 12, 2018  | 

The iconic dessert from Belgium has taken over almost every corner of Kolkata. There was a time when waffles were limited to the menus of five-star hotels. But now, it has become a staple of the

E-mart US buys supermarket operator

Dec 12, 2018  | 

South Korean discount retail chain E-mart is acquiring US food retailer Good Food Holdings for US$270 million. A subsidiary of retail conglomerate Shinsegae, the E-mart US acquisition intends to stabilise and expand its operations in North

Crystal Jade Macau restaurant opens at Sands Cotai

Dec 12, 2018  | 

Singaporean high-end dining chain Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao has opened at Sands Cotai Central in Macau. The Crystal Jade Macau eatery is the latest to open in a franchise operated by Crystal Jade

The Body Shop Malaysia franchisee mulls IPO

Dec 10, 2018  | 

Rampai-Niaga, The Body Shop Malaysia franchisee, is planning an IPO that could raise RM200 million (US$48 million). The company is considering submitting a listing application to the local securities regulator shortly, targeting a presence on Bursa

Thailand’s The Lobster Lab opens inside Hema store

Dec 10, 2018  | 

Thai restaurant concept The Lobster Lab has opened its first outlet in Shanghai. The restaurant, operated by Bangkok-based Thai Union Group opened inside one of Alibaba’s Hema supermarkets last month. It serves lobster rolls, seafood chowder

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