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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 06:00
Yoko Wang
Asia luxury distributor Bluebell Group has forged a joint venture (JV) with Swiss premium cigars manufacturer Oettinger Davidoff AG by selling 25.1 percent interest in its cigar business to Davidoff after selling 25 percent interest to the cigar maker a year ago. The transaction was effective on 1 January 2016. Bluebell Cigars has a series of Davidoff stores which have been opened all over Asia except for mainland China, selling dominantly Davidoff products as well as a range of nonexclusive cigars and accessories from other brands. "We started the cigar business in 1977 when the first...
2016-02-09 06:30
The domestic market of Vietnam would continue to thrive in 2016, said Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Domestic Market Department, Vo Van Quyen. This prediction has been confirmed by...
Fashion and watch retailers were the main demand driver for retail space in Hong Kong in the fourth...
2016-02-05 06:30
Parkson Retail Asia's second year of fiscal year 2016 (Q2 FY16) profit slumped nearly 72 percent year on year to SGD2.9 million (USD2.1m), in line with weaker sales by its operations in Malaysia and...
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2016-02-08 06:00
Yum Brands Inc, the home of KFC and Pizza Hut, is falling behind rival McDonald's Corp as the pair battle to revive flagging sales in China – a headache for Yum as it looks to spin off...
Marks & Spencer (M&S) on Thursday opened a new Food store at Queensway Plaza in Hong Kong's...
2016-02-05 06:30
Vietnam's consumer electronics market is set for a strong period of growth with many new stores opening amid a revival after a downturn, industry insiders forecast. One consumer electronics company...
With a wealth of information readily available online, consumers are now better able to compare...
2016-02-08 06:00
Nearly 78 percent of companies in Taiwan plan to pay their employees year-end bonuses, although the average amount has shrunk to 1.23 months' worth of salary, according to the results of a survey...
On the executive team at Tim Cook's Apple Inc, everybody's equal. Except Mr Cook himself. The CEO...

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