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Tong Van

Tong Van was born and educated in Vietnam and travels around Southeast Asia frequently. A graduate of Ho Chi Minh City Law School majoring in Legal English, Van has been a content writer for several years. With Inside Retail Asia she has researched the Top 50 Innovative Retail Leaders in Hong Kong for three years running and writes news. Her retail interests include fashion, health & beauty and food.

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First Victorian Ampol Woolworths Metro store opens in Melbourne

More than 10 sites are set to open to the public before Christmas, including three new stores in Melbourne in Mount Wave...

Leading milk tea brands plot Australian expansion

Chatime expects the market will consolidate to two to three key players including the brand.
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New Zealand’s Finery zero per cent cocktails launch in Australia

Finery zero per cent cocktails will be available across Dan Murphy’s stores across the country.

BWS kits out store staff with streetwear-influenced designer range

Team members will choose which artist’s designs to adorn their t-shirts as part of a wider revamp of BWS work wardrobes.

A2 Milk names new executives

The appointment follows the recent resignation of Peter Nathan, the company’s chief executive in Asia Pacific.

Gordon’s launches alcohol-free gin option in Australia

Similar to the brand’s signature London Dry Gin, Gordon’s 0.0% doesn’t compromise on flavour and is created by distillin...

Coles boosts baby products range, adding 150 SKUs

Besides boosting the baby products range, Coles has also reduced prices for selected products.

Lion New Zealand’s Speight’s launches first alcohol-free lager

New Zealand’s alcohol beverage giant Lion has introduced the first alcohol-free beer range under the Speight’s brand cal...

Coles revamps cereals aisle, moving healthy options mainstream

The new range includes Coles’ first breakfast in beverage form, Breakfast on the Move and Wellness Road toasted muesli r...

Why sales of non-alcoholic drinks are skyrocketing

The growth of non-alcoholic drinks sales is a reflection of a broader trend of Australians drinking less but better.

Foodstuffs to remove single-use produce bags

Customers will see a range of trial products hitting the shop floor as part of the move including multi-use bags, nylon ...

Cheer – the cheese formerly known as Coon – hits shelves

The company said it aims to launch more products nationally over coming weeks.

Australian-first greengrocer scholarship recognises overlooked profession

Chadstone local Anthony Natoli is one of the recipients to receive the scholarship which allows him to complete Certific...

Pod-based hand soap Keeper Clean aims to reduce plastic waste

Keeper Clean said it has prevented 532 single-use plastic hand soap bottles from ending up in landfill since its launch....

Grape Co fined for misleading consumers on grape origins

The company has also been alleged of breaching The Horticulture Code.

Brownes Dairy appoints new CEO

Prior to the appointment, she worked at the company as director of sales and marketing.

Australia’s disloyal shoppers: most will change brands to save money

More than half of respondents said consistently low prices are the top reason for staying loyal to a retailer.

Cartology expands management team

The company has promoted Martin Wood to head of strategic partnership while named Matt Gower as senior manager of resear...

Unilever buys digital-first skincare brand Paula’s Choice

Paula’s Choice will join Unilever Prestige which operates skincare brands such as Tatcha, Murad and Dermalogica.

Vitamin subscription service Vitable raises $5.5m venture funding

The funds raised will be used to boost geographic expansion, product and app development and recruit key personnel.