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Surprise: Chinese shoppers feel safer online

Consumers across Southeast Asia and Greater China feel safer paying in a brick and mortar environment as opposed to online; the sole exception is Chinese shoppers.

German giant buys Classic Fine Foods

German retailer Metro AG has paid $290 million to buy Singapore restaurant supplier Classic Fine Foods Group from private equity owned EQT.

CapitaLand posts healthy quarter

CapitaLand Limited has announced a second half after tax group profit of S$464 million – 4.8 per cent up on the same period last year.

Hong Kong ‘best in the world’

A new report ranks Hong Kong the best location in the world to open a retail business. Singapore ranks second.

Buffalo Wild Wings serious about Asia

US casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings is in varying stages of securing master franchisees in at least six more Asian countries.

9 keys to reaching Asian consumers

With the middle class predicted to double to 1.32 billion by 2020, Asian consumers – and their expectations – are changing rapidly.

Cash boost for iprice comparison concept

Iprice Group, a Malaysia-based online price comparison service for shoppers, has received a $550,000 cash investment from an angel investor venture capital group.

Da Nang: the ‘Singapore of Vietnam’

Why Vietnam’s third largest city is booming – and retail is following.

Foodpanda seals $110m funding

Rocket Internet subsidiary Foodpanda says Goldman Sachs has invested another $110 million into the business and will take a seat on its advisory board.

2C2P raises US$7 million more

Southeast Asian payment services provider 2C2P has raised US$7 million in another round of funding from international investors.

VivoCity Saigon opens doors

SC VivoCity Saigon has commenced trading, the second international shopping centre brand to enter Vietnam.

Chinese top Asian online shopping ranks

The Chinese top the Asian online shopping rankings, according to a survey by MasterCard.

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