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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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Starbucks partners with Kate Spade New York in accessories collection

Kate Spade has created a designer collection for Starbucks in APAC.

Chemist Warehouse and Sherpa to offer two-hour deliveries

The two-hour service will be available to most online shoppers subject to their location and accessibility.

7-Eleven to invest $1 billion to reach carbon neutrality

Seven & I Holdings, 7-Eleven’s parent company, is to invest US$1 billion to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, according t...

Ritchies IGA launches app-based loyalty program

Ritchies’ loyalty mobile app will replace its existing loyalty program and focus on strengthening engagement both in and...

Beginning Boutique launches swimwear range made from fishing nets

Recycled fishing nets and plastic bottles have been converted into a sustainable swimwear range.

Coles opens new-gen local supermarket on Sydney’s North Shore

Coles has launched a new-generation supermarket, Coles Local Chatswood, on Sydney's North Shore, introducing multiple su...

DoorDash to deliver goods from The Reject Shop within a day

Australian discount variety store The Reject Shop has teamed with DoorDash to offer a same-day goods-delivery service.

Booktopia seeks $43 million to go public this December

The business launched a prospectus to launch on the ASX this holiday season.

Amazon to open second Melbourne fulfilment centre

The 37,000sqm FC will more than double Amazon’s operational footprint in Victoria.

Petbarn partners with The Good Box to help the homeless feed their pets

The Good Box has collaborated with the Petbarn Foundation to launch “The Good Pet Box”, helping pet-owners experiencing ...
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Gucci reopens Sydney flagship after stunning makeover

Gucci has unveiled the new look of its flagship store in Westfield Sydney after an extensive refurbishment.

Woolworths Group appoints new MD at Big W

Pejman Okhovat has been appointed the new MD of Big W, replacing David Walker who Woolworths Group has made its new chie...

Chemist Warehouse launches in Europe

Australia’s largest pharmacy retailer Chemist Warehouse has made its European debut with its first store in Blanchardsto...

Vestiaire Collective launches direct shipping to Australia

Online pre-owned platform Vestiaire Collective is to launch a direct-shipping service to Australia next week.

How e-commerce has buffered Australian businesses from Covid-19 impact

According to Deloitte Access Economics, e-commerce has made a large difference in the Covid-19 impact on Australian busi...

Rimowa launches Australian online store

Premium luggage label Rimowa has opened Australian online store, which features both English and Simplified Chinese.

BlackPink’s Lisa becomes M.A.C’s new global brand ambassador

Beauty brand M.A.C has appointed Lalisa Manobal, known as BlackPink’s Lisa, as its new global brand ambassador, the firs...

The ‘Champagne Dame’ launches Fizztopia, a digital world of bubbly beverages

Australians now can access their favourite bubblies online.

The Iconic launches Home of Beauty

Online fashion retailer The Iconic has launched a dedicated beauty destination.  Besides fashion and sport selectio...

Subscriptions for physical goods set to eclipse digital by 2025: report

The research also found that multiservice subscriptions will become a $69 billion industry by 2025.