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South Korea’s School Food eyes broad Asian growth after Hong Kong debut

School Food, the South Korean Grab-and-go retail concept, is rolling out stores in Hong Ko…

Grocery e-commerce startup Kurly raises US$113 million

Korean grocery delivery service Kurly has closed an upsized Series D round that hit US$113…

Korean skincare brand Goongbe thrives in Hong Kong

Natural skincare brand Goongbe has become the top brand in the Baby & Mum category at …

‘Economic headwinds’ end glory days of Samsonite sales

“Economic headwinds” in the latest quarter have brought an end to the stellar run of S…

Xtep buys footwear brands Palladium, K-Swiss and Supra

Hong Kong-listed sportswear giant Xtep International has bought the K-Swiss, Palladium and…

Honestbee CEO departs, opening the way for fresh funding

Honestbee CEO and cofounder Joel Sng has stepped away from the business, clearing the way …

LG buys Avon North America

LG Household & Health Care has acquired Avon North America in a US$125 million deal wi…

Line Friends launches with Xiaomi

Global character brand Line Friends has announced a strategic partnership with Chinese IT …

Featured store: Travertine in Seoul, South Korea

Specialty coffee shop and bakery Travertine in Seoul features a unique design that blends …

Gentle Monster, Huawei team up on connected eyewear

South Korean eyewear label Gentle Monster has partnered with Chinese tech giant Huawei to …

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