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The Edge Learning Center Singapore held Grand Opening on 30 September

Oct 13, 2017  | 

Singapore, 2 October 2017 – A new chapter has opened for The Edge Learning Center in Singapore with its grand opening on 30 September 2017. The ceremony was graced by Special Guest, Dr T Chandroo, Chairman

Isaac Toast lands in Malaysia – at KL airport

Oct 13, 2017  | 

South Korean sandwich outlet Isaac Toast opened yesterday at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2) Arrival Hall – its debut for Malaysia. Starting out as a sandwich stall in Seoul in 1995, Isaac Toast now has 700

Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi eyes Malaysian restaurants

Oct 13, 2017  | 

A Thai group controlled by Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi may buy a substantial stake in the KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains in Malaysia. Through his majority controlled Thai Beverage, which brews and markets Chang beer, Charoen is

CEO confirms Ikea Vietnam expansion

Oct 13, 2017  | 

The first Ikea Vietnam store is in planning, with the Swedish furniture and homewares retailer revealing the country as one of its next two Asian markets. In an interview with Bloomberg, Inter Ikea CEO Torbjorn Loof

Costa Coffee Vietnam makes debut at airport

Oct 13, 2017  | 

Costa Coffee Vietnam has made its debut with an outlet at Da Nang International Airport. The outlet has been opened by British multinational coffeehouse company’s global partner, Italian catering company Autogrill. Costa Coffee says the store

Government may ease foreign retail investors law

Oct 9, 2017  | 

  The Philippines government plans to lower the required minimum capital for foreign retail investors to $200,000. If implemented, it would be a 92 per cent cut from the current requirement. According to the law, a

Berli Jucker eyeing Asean expansion

Oct 9, 2017  | 

Thai company Berli Jucker (BJC) plans an aggressive expansion of its retail network in the Asean region. The push will include its hypermarkets and convenience stores, including the opening of Big C hypermarkets in Malaysia, reports The

First Code Academy seeking franchisees in Vietnam

Oct 6, 2017  | 

Photo: Hong Nhung (VET) First Code Academy (FCA), one of Asia’s largest coding schools, is searching for franchisees in Vietnam with the VF Franchise Consulting Company, to provide young Vietnamese learners with digital literacy and computational

Church’s works to improve value, speed of service

Oct 6, 2017  | 

Joe Christina, CEO of Atlanta-based Church’s Chicken, said the quick-service chain has made inroads over the past year by offering value in a competitive market. Christina, who succeeded Jim Hyatt as CEO last November, recently met with 800

SaladStop! heading for Korea

Oct 5, 2017  | 

Established eight years ago, Singapore food brand SaladStop! is about to launch into Korea. It opens in Seoul next month, about the same time as its first non-Asia location, in Barcelona. The brand has 19 outlets