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Jul 31, 2020

SHANGHAI -- On July 17, ZAIN TEA, a beverage shop in Shanghai, achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ Title by selling 10,942 cups of cheese tea (excluding milk tea and take-away sales) in 12 hours, and held a big gala at the Century Square in Nanjing Road.

Here are the statistics of raw materials consumed on...

Jul 19, 2020

An electronics fair in London held on the eve of the COVID-19 shutdown featured many technologies that became boons during lockdown.

Little knowing just how imminently contactless‑payment facilities and anything that digitally facilitated distance-working would be mandatorily in vogue, this year’s United...

Jul 18, 2020

The retail sector in Malaysia will face a contraction of sales of 8.7 per cent this year, Retail Group Malaysia said in a recent forecast. The group has revised its earlier prediction in April of a 5.5-per cent contraction.

“The retail market turned into a bloodbath since mid-March with the implementation of...

Jul 18, 2020

SINGAPORE & TOKYO -- Intage Inc. and Trax Ltd, a leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail, today announced an alliance to drive the digital transformation of Japan’s retail industry, starting with the rollout of a holistic in-store execution solution to help CPG manufacturers...

Jul 02, 2020

India’s leading retailer, Future Group will implement o9’s AI-powered platform to drive Forecasting and Replenishment activities for their different retail format stores in India

DALLAS -- o9 Solutions today announced that Future Group $ 3bn, one of India’s leading retailers will deploy the next generation...

Jun 30, 2020

New York’s Beloved Burger, Hot Dog and Frozen Custard Stand Expands in South China, Starting with 2021 Shenzhen Opening

NEW YORK-- Hello Huanan! Shake Shack’s expansion plans in China are firing up. Shake Shack Inc. (“Shake Shack” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SHAK) and licensee Maxim’s Caterers Limited are proud...

Jun 22, 2020

Initiatives support global trade recovery and accelerate digitization at the world’s largest wholesale market

YIWU, China--Alibaba Group and the municipal government of Yiwu, Zhejiang Province in China, have announced plans to develop a Digitized Comprehensive Bonded Zone under the eWTP (electronic World...

Jun 20, 2020

BANGKOK, June 19, 2020 -- Siam Premium Outlets® Bangkok, today celebrated its opening to mark the arrival of Thailand's first Premium Outlets®, bringing the world's most popular brand of outlet shopping to the Bangkok area, located only 15 minutes away from the international Suvarnabhumi Airport, easily accessible...

Jun 20, 2020

The popular chain is expected to ride the country’s rapid shift to modern retail

7-Eleven Cambodia is finally setting up shop. The renowned brand hopes to open its first branch in Phnom Penh by 2021. The Cambodian franchise will be administered by CP All Public Co. Ltd, the conglomerate that also operates...

Jun 02, 2020

Export-focused wholesalers adopt virtual sales pitches to woo domestic buyers.

With many traders and manufacturers in Guangdong’s key apparel hub finding themselves with huge amounts of surplus stock and nowhere to export it to amid the COVID-19 lockdown, targeting the domestic market via live video-...

Feb 20, 2020

NAGOYA, Japan -- 2nd STREET USA, Inc., a subsidiary of GEO Holdings (TOKYO: 2681), is set to open 2nd STREET NoHo, in Manhattan, New York, on the east coast of the United States, on February 22, 2020.

Feb 06, 2020

The ban on distributing free single-use plastic bags in shops, malls and convenience stores in Thailand put into force on January 1 this year has not only positive effects. Dozens of plastic bag manufacturers are now at risk of closing their businesses altogether if they get no support from the government,...

Jan 23, 2020

The First Time to Include Secondhand Kids’ Clothing

NAGOYA, Japan - 2nd STREET USA, a subsidiary of GEO Holdings Corporation (TOKYO: 2681), is set to open its fourth US store, 2nd STREET Torrance, in Torrance, a city within Los Angeles County, California, on January 25, 2020.

Jan 21, 2020

LONDON, Jan 21, 2020 - JCB International, Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Nordic-based payment service provider Nets Group, today announce the wider enablement of JCB payment acceptance by Nets merchants in Finland.

This latest strategic expansion initially enables...

Jan 16, 2020

The Asian market contributed to 63% of all wine sales in 2018, according to Southeby’s Annual Market Report. This number has not died and is made manifestly...

Jan 09, 2020

Jan 09, 2020 (China Knowledge) - American Express Co (AMEX) has successfully won its bid to access China’s USD 27 trln payments market after the country’s central bank People Bank of China (PBoC) accepted its application in starting a bank card clearing business.

The acceptance of the application signals...

Dec 29, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet China, an Asia-based division of Allied Wallet providing online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently celebrated reaching over 200 million eWallet users for their digital wallet e-commerce solution.

Allied Wallet China and its merchants saw a busy...

Dec 29, 2019

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Asianwallets has signed cooperation agreements with Japanese mobile payment providers Globepay and Trysee. The three parties will provide "local payment services" and "exclusive benefits for members" targeting Southeast Asian tourists traveling Japan.

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Dec 23, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 23 December 2019, SCRAP will launch a game event collaborating with famous Japanese IP title, NARUTO, in the newly refurbished Shanghai New World Shopping Mall in Shanghai.

Titled “Real Stealth Game by SCRAP -Trials of a Ninja-”, the game will be one of the entertainment segments...

Dec 18, 2019

Chinese giant to create 10,000 new stores and 8,000 jobs next year
Strategy described as 'Open from 1 to N and Integration from N to1'

NANJING, China, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese commercial giant Suning Holdings Group has revealed its strategy for 2020, with the firm's founder and Chairman...

Dec 15, 2019

BANGKOK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet Inc, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently reached 1,000 live merchants in Thailand after opening a new office in Bangkok to support the growing demand.

The demand and adoption of e-commerce in Thailand...

Dec 12, 2019

SINGAPORE, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Using augmented reality (AR) to make a bottle of drink come to life is not unheard of. In the past few years, many brands have created AR experiences for their products, but they don't go far beyond adding an element of fun to entertain consumers as they drink.