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Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay still top of the world’s most expensive retail strips

Hong Kong ́s Causeway Bay remains top of the world’s most expensive retail strips, with rents rising to US$ 2,745 per square feet per annum.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.

Crystal Jade restaurants to launch in the Philippines

Philippines specialty store retailer SSI Group will play host to Chinese restaurant chain Crystal Jade in the territory.

Shrinking Forever 21 may seek bankruptcy protection

Californian fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy protection after failing to reach a deal to refinance its heavy debt load.

Shopee signs Cristiano Ronaldo

Southeast Asian/Taiwanese e-commerce platform Shopee has appointed global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador.

Dairy Farm sales lift through acquisitions, restructuring

Hong Kong-headquartered Dairy Farm sales surged by 13 per cent in the first half of the year to US$13.8 billion.

Honestbee back in business with new CEO and backers

Struggling grocery delivery company and grocer Honestbee has a new CEO who has promised to revive the business with the support of investors.

Jollibee to buy The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf for US$350 million

Philippine restaurant operator Jollibee Foods is to buy US cafe brand The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf outright for US$350 million.

Same-store sales fall for Chow Tai Fook

Jeweller Chow Tai Fook says same-store sales in its Hong Kong home market and Macau fell by 11 per cent in the June quarter.

Lazada to launch its first Mid-Year Festival

Lazada will hold its first Mid-Year Festival on July 12.

Mr Jeff plans Singapore and Philippines expansion

Spanish on-demand laundry startup Mr Jeff plans Singapore and the Philippines expansion.