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Vietnam’s King Coffee plans 1000 outlets

Jul 20, 2018  | 

Vietnamese coffee company Trung Nguyen International has opened the first of 1000 planned King Coffee cafes. The branch of Trung Nguyen Group aims to have the first 100 stores trading by the end of this year.

Inside Victoria’s Secret’s new Causeway Bay flagship

Jul 20, 2018  | 

The first photos are emerging from inside the new Victoria’s Secret flagship store in Causeway Bay. The store spans four floors with a total retail space of more than 50,000sqft. The store opened this week, though

Doughnut Time to relaunch August 1

Jul 20, 2018  | 

Image courtesy of Doughnut Time Facebook. Just four months after going into administration and liquidation, new owners have announced the revival of Doughnut Time under new owner Pete Andros, with the first stores to relaunch August 1.  

GS25 achieves 10,000-store milestone for Cafe 25 concept

Jul 20, 2018  | 

Convenience-store brand GS25 says 10,000 of its outlets now serve coffee products distributed under its house brand Cafe 25, just 30 months after the brand was launched. The figures show how successful South Korea’s convenience stores

Louis Vuitton China expands cover to all major cities

Jul 19, 2018  | 

Luxury brand Louis Vuitton China is rolling out services to all major cities across the country. The expanded reach, which marks the first anniversary of its e-commerce launch in China, will allow metropolitan consumers throughout the

Central Group mulls spinning off retail arm in IPO

Jul 19, 2018  | 

Thailand’s Central Group is considering a potential IPO of its retail assets, according to an anonymous leak. The private details, provided by more than one informant to local Thai media, suggest that the potential listing could

TWG opening cafes in London

Jul 19, 2018  | 

TWG has announced its launch in Europe in conjunction with its 10th anniversary. The luxury tea brand will open two TWG Salons & Boutiques in London at Knightsbridge and Leicester Square, achieving the distinction of being

Zara to launch recycled garments program in China

Jul 19, 2018  | 

Spanish garments retailer Inditex, owner of international fashion brand Zara, is set to pilot test its at-home pick up service for recycled garments in China this September. The initiative, which currently operates nationwide in Spain, is

Shakey’s Pizza Asia opens first Dubai store

Jul 19, 2018  | 

Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures has followed archrival Yellow Cab into Dubai. The Philippine pizza brand says it has opened a store targeting the ranks of Filipinos working in the Middle East. Shakey’s Pizza Asia’s Dubai franchisee

SSI wins Shake Shack Philippines license

Jul 18, 2018  | 

SSI Group has secured the Shake Shack Philippines license and will open its first outlet in spring of next year. “We’re Shakin’ Up Manila!” the upmarket US burger-restaurant chain announced on its Instagram account. “Plans are