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Alibaba is considering raising funds for its grocery chain Freshippo that could see the creation of a seperate business.

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Like in all regions, COVID has impacted the food and consumer goods landscape in Asia, altering shopping habits, forcing retailers to rethink their strategies and accelerating trends. With omicron and the pandemic continuing to dominate headlines globally, what does this mean for the grocery industry across Asia in 2022? We have pulled out five trends that we believe will continue to evolve at pa...
Meituan, China's largest platform for lifestyle services and products, has added Starbuck onto its platform. Starbucks extends reach to more consumers The partnership with Meituan will allow Chinese customers to order cofee delivery and make reservations on the mobile app. It will also launch a service to let Meituan users make private bookings to taste and learn to make coffees at Starbuck...
China’s grocery market is the 2 nd largest in the world and will overtake the US to become the largest by 2023. Grocery retail growth forecast remains robust With GDP growth ahead of inflation, the economic growth in China is forecast to be, driven by real increase in output rather than rising prices. By nominal GDP, China has the largest economy in Asia. It is also the only major ec...


Chinese New Year is the most important trading event in many Asian countries. We round up the activity from 2022 and highlight best-in-class execution from the region.
Five trends that will shape the convenience channel, with examples from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America.
We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Asia in 2022.

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