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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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Domino’s buys up Taiwan operations

The company also plans to expand the brand’s footprint in Asia from 1500 stores to 1900 stores by 2032.

Kookai doubles size of Melbourne Emporium store in revamp

Kookai said the reason behind its expansion of retail space was that it is confident in the demand for bricks and mortar...

Gen Z Australians still prefer boutiques to online for fashion

Only 7.5 per cent of respondents said they want to buy clothes on online marketplaces such as Depop or Facebook.

General Pants plots trans-Tasman expansion

In the past 12 months, the brand has opened eight new outlets, three of them in New Zealand.

Chinese discount store Miniso is growing by one new store a day

The retailer has also expanded into new global markets, including Iceland, Malta, New Caledonia, the Canary Islands.

Michael Hill appoints new chair as Emma Hill retires

Rob Fyfe, former CEO of Air New Zealand, will succeed Hill, while she remains a non-executive director.

Amazon reveals Prime Day date – and it’s soon

Prime Day will offer savings for about 10,000 products across big brands, including Bosch, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Lego, ...

Survey: most Aussies prefer parcel pick-up points over home delivery

Most Australian shoppers find alternative parcel collections better than home delivery, according to a survey from Hubbe...

Gap to launch home range with Walmart in the US

US fashion retailer Gap is set to enter the home furnishings category, releasing its first home essentials range in part...

Rip Curl launches wetsuit recycling program

Recycled rubber will be repurposed for use in the safety attenuation layer of soft fall matting used at playgrounds and ...

Hermes reimagines Brisbane boutique

Marking the launch, a carved wooden silver-leafed Pegasus and a Unicorn created by Sydney-based sculptor Gustavo Balboa ...

HanesBrands aims to boost its sales by US$1 billion, largely targeting Asia

Champion is expected to become a US$3 billion global brand by 2024.

Vans founder passes away

Paul Van Doren’s memoir, Authentic, was published nine days before his death.

Non-alcoholic drink sales double at BWS, Dan Murphy’s

To meet the demand, BWS and Dan Murphy’s have been expanding their non-alcoholic range.

Pandora commits to stop using mined diamonds, launches lab-made version

Identical to mined diamonds, lab-created diamonds share the same optical, chemical, thermal and physical characteristics...

Wine marketplace Vivino launches in Australia

Vivino now has more than 800,000 users in Australia and more than 51 million users globally.

Billini expands footprint into Victoria, launches two new stores

Billini’s footprint is now set across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.

Mitch Dowd takes over Lee Cooper distribution in ANZ

MD of Lee Cooper global, Daisy Laramy-Binks, says the brand’s decision to grant Mitch Dowd the distribution rights was a...

‘Retail is not dead’ – AS Watson COO explains the new standard for retail

“Retail is not dead; it just needs to be better for our customers.”

McDonald’s implements global inclusive workplace initiative

These standards will be implemented across 39,000 McDonald’s restaurants in more than 100 countries.

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