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Swiss Watch Gallery launches Art of Time 2019 at KL

Swiss Watch Gallery launched its signature timepiece event, Art of Time 2019 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Art of Time is presented by Swiss Watch Gallery in partnership with Tumi, GH Mumm, and media outlets The Edge and The Star. In its sixth rendition, Art of Time 2019 features the world’s […]

Starbucks Pickup store concept unveiled in NYC

Starbucks Coffee has opened the first-ever Starbucks Pickup store in New York City’s Penn Plaza. The location uses the Mobile Order & Pay feature of the Starbucks mobile app as the primary ordering and payment method for customers. Customers who visit the location will place and pay for their orders […]

Robinsons Retail profit dips despite sales growth

Robinsons Retail reported a drop in profits during its third-quarter despite significant growth in net sales. The firm booked PHP1.25 billion (US$24.7 million) net income compared to PHP1.39 billion ($27.4 million) during the same period last year. The decline is thought to be due to changes in the Philippine Financial […]

Stüssy Hong Kong opened

Stüssy Hong Kong opened

American clothing brand Stüssy is preparing to launch in Hong Kong, having just redesigned its Seoul location. The Hong Kong store will follow the design language established in the brand’s London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Amsterdam outlets as conceptualized by design firm W&PA. The Hong Kong launch, scheduled for tomorrow […]

Subway Hong Kong marks World Sandwich Day

Subway Hong Kong marks World Sandwich Day

Subway Hong Kong will join 14 other restaurants to celebrate World Sandwich Day this week. For every regular 6-inch sandwich combo, Subway Hong Kong customers can get one standard 6-inch sandwich for free in this event. For every purchase of the combo, HK$5 will be donated to St. James’ Settlement […]

HSBC Hires Barclays Investment Banker

HSBC Hires Barclays Investment Banker

After a decade at the British multinational bank, the senior executive is headed to a rival, where she will support efforts to build its corporate banking business in Asia. HSBC has hired investment banker Misi Tang as the firm’s managing director and head of capital goods and autos for Asia-Pacific, citing […]

Car Marketplace Eyes Digital Bank License

Used car marketplace Carro is eyeing a wholesale digital banking license in Singapore to expand its business. A car marketplace operator may not seem like a natural fit to apply for a digital banking license but it certainly does for Carro’s profitable subsidiary, Genie Financial Services. The license can beef […]

BookXcess opens ‘book tunnel at Malaysia’s Sunsuria Forum

Malaysia’s first book tunnel concept BookXcess has opened at Sunsuria Forum in Shah Alam. As customers step in the entrance, they will witness a towering circular bookshelf similar to the world-famous Starfield Library in Seoul, South Korea. Located at Sunsuria Forum @ 7th Avenue, the bookstore offers more than 500,000 […]

Uniqlo Vietnam annouced launch date

Uniqlo has signed up a raft of Vietnamese celebrities to launch its much-awaited first store in the country. Uniqlo Vietnam will make its debut on December 6, opening in a three-level, 3097sqm space previously occupied by a Parkson department store. It is located opposite the local flagship stores of rival […]

Giordano opens new-generation store in Dubai

Hong Kong-listed apparel brand Giordano has revealed a new generation store design in its fully renovated store in Mirdif City Centre in Dubai. The 2000sqft store has a fresh new look embracing a more refined concept with the space maximized for product displays and customer interaction, including wider entrances and […]