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Tong Van

Tong Van was born and educated in Vietnam and travels around Southeast Asia frequently. A graduate of Ho Chi Minh City Law School majoring in Legal English, Van has been a content writer for several years. With Inside Retail Asia she has researched the Top 50 Innovative Retail Leaders in Hong Kong for three years running and writes news. Her retail interests include fashion, health & beauty and food.

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Burberry names new CEO

Akeroyd will succeed Marco Gobbetti, who will step down from the role and leave Burberry by the end of this year.

​​Eco-startup Zero Co crashes crowdfunding servers as shares go on sale

Five minutes into the raise, Zero Co successfully raised $1 million, marking the fastest raise in the country.

Stylerunner plans NZ debut with its largest flagship yet

The new flagship store is designed by Melbourne creative studio, Noise Noise Noise, with a focus on bright colours and n...

Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief

Karantoni has been working for Woolworths Group for 20 years under different roles.

Scotch & Soda plans new stores in capital cities, including Perth

The expansion plan will see the opening of 15 new brick-and-mortar stores and seven shop-in-shops across key cities.

L’Occitane opens world-first green store concept in Australia

L’Occitane Green Store has been converted from its Westfield Bondi Junction store in partnership with the Green Building...

Bec + Bridge opens four new stores, expands into WA

These boutiques are designed by the brand’s in-house design team in collaboration with Interior Architect George Livissi...

Gap buys AI tech business

Gap said since moving to the cloud last year, it has increased investments in technology to enable growth and innovation...

David Jones partners with Blue Spinach to launch designer resale

Australian luxury reseller Blue Spinach has joined David Jones’ Mindfully Made edit, giving pre-owned designer pieces a ...

World-first Ikea Close to You concept opens in Hong Kong

The new store was opened alongside Bread Pantry at the newly opened Market Place in Discovery Bay.

Gelato chain Messina moves into Hong Kong

Currently, Messina operates 22 stores across NSW, VIC and ACT.

Vestiaire Collective raises US$210 million as orders surge

Pre-loved fashion online platform Vestiaire Collective has raised US$210 million during its latest financing round, brin...

Woolworths backs next-gen plan to replace virgin plastics

Starting with packaging like the containers used for mini tomatoes, Samsara packaging is expected to hit Woolworths shel...

Ikea buys New Zealand land to expand forest management plan

This new afforestation investment in New Zealand will see its first planned harvest to take place at the end of the firs...

Ralph Lauren opens first standalone WA store

The opening will see the debut of ‘Bermuda’ and ‘Garden Party’, the brand’s Summer 2021 Collection for men and women.
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Endeavour to hire 4000 summer staff for Dan Murphy’s, BWS

While most roles will be in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, some 1000 staff are being sought in other states and territori...

Johnnie Walker toasts 200 with global experience centre in Edinburgh

The project is part of Diageo’s US$256 million investment, the largest single investment programme of its kind ever seen...

Ikea launches global 24-hour virtual festival

Ikea Festival will take place in more than 100 homes in more than 50 countries, and is open to everyone.

Online only supermarket Geezy Go launches in Sydney

The brand said it plans to expand to 200 locations globally by the end of this year.

Sports retailers sign up to government-funded footwear recycling program

Through the program, consumers can drop off their unwanted sports shoes to ASGA retail partners for recycling and repurp...