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Jumbo Group eyes Asian expansion

Feb 22, 2018  | 

Following another strong quarter, multi-dining concept company Jumbo Group says it aims to expand its brands to other major Asian cities. “We will continue to take a calibrated approach in our expansion plans to capture the

Record profit growth for BreadTalk Group

Feb 22, 2018  | 

With a record 91 per cent profit growth, lifestyle F&B company BreadTalk Group says it is ready to soar in a challenging market. Its record net profit for last year came in at US$21.8 million despite

7-Eleven Japan surpasses 20,000 stores

Feb 8, 2018  | 

7-Eleven Japan has become the country’s first retailer to open more than 20,000 stores. The Seven & I Holdings unit reported a store count of 20,033 at the end of last month, up by 54 from

Starbucks Vietnam launches in Da Nang

Feb 8, 2018  | 

While the Hilton hotel complex is still under construction in Da Nang, there was a queue all morning despite chilly weather when Starbucks Vietnam opened an outlet on the site on Saturday. On the ground floor

Phoenix Lava opens with blast in Vietnam

Feb 2, 2018  | 

Thailand’s steamed-bun chain Phoenix Lava has erupted in Vietnam, opening with four stores in Ho Chi Minh City. Its flagship store is in District 3 with the other outlets in Districts 1 and 5, and one

BAssets moving to privatise 7-Eleven Malaysia

Feb 2, 2018  | 

After rumblings that 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings is being targeted for privatisation, diversified group Berjaya Assets (BAssets) has taken steps to achieve this. BAssets is owned by businessman/investor Vincent Tan Chee Yioun, who has started mopping up

Carl’s Jr to open 30 stores in Victoria

Jan 26, 2018  | 

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), the parent company of the California burger brand Carl’s Jr., will open 30 Carl’s Jr locations in Victoria through its partnership with CJs Victoria. The expansion will commence with an inaugural

Jollibee Vietnam makes 100-store milestone

Jan 22, 2018  | 

Jollibee Vietnam is celebrating the opening of its 100th store, in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. “Vietnam is home to our largest Jollibee network outside of the Philippines, and as such will always hold a

GS25 Vietnam opens first store in Ho Chi Minh City

Jan 19, 2018  | 

Convenience store GS25 Vietnam officially opened the doors of its first store in Ho Chi Minh City today. Spread over 87sqm, the store is located on the ground floor of Empress Tower on Hai Ba Trung Street in

Pharmacity plans 500 stores in Vietnam

Jan 19, 2018  | 

Vietnam’s retail drugstore chain Pharmacity plans to open 500 stores by 2023. It has opened six more stores in Ho Chi Minh City this month, expanding its network to 71 to become the largest pharmacy chain