Taiwan news

17 April 2019
Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido and A.S. Watson have partnered to launch an exclusive derma skincare range under the “D Program” brand. A.S. Watson working closely with brands A.S. Watson partners brands to drive innovation. Last month, we outlined how it is partnering L'Oréal's AI and AR firm ModiFace have launched a virtual makeup service . The retailer's latest initiative is to ...
26 February 2019
President Chain Store Corp, operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan is testing a new concept store, which offers Domino’s Pizza.  Domino's Pizza in 7-Eleven The co-branded store will be launched in Taipei’s Xinyi District, offering freshly cooked pizza from Domino's. Pizzas will be cooked on-site and priced between US$2.9 and US6.8. The trial store aims to target busy workers and the retailer hopes ...
05 February 2019
FamilyMart has launched its first laundry-convenience store in the Sanchong District of New Taipei, Taiwan. A multipurpose convenience store FamilyMart's new laundry convenience store, which opened last month, operates approx. 140 sq m. The store is fitted with five all-in-one washer-dryers, a service support/payment counter, an area for daily consumables, cigarettes, and more. The retailer...
01 November 2018
A.S. Watson continues to digitally transform its business around the world. Its latest initiatives are to launch a Watsons Mini Store in China and Watsons Pay in Taiwan. Watsons Mini Store to support O2O In China, Watsons has also launched Watsons Mini Store, a WeChat Mini Program that enables shoppers to share in-store experiences via social media and create a more seamless online and offl...
24 October 2018
We have seen several retailers across Asia launch their own e-wallets recently, including AEON in Malaysia, and FamilyMart and Carrefour in Taiwan. AEON launches its own e-wallet Earlier this year, AEON introduced its e-wallet app. Available to download on Google Play and Apple App store, AEON's e-wallet allows shoppers to pay and earn points at participating AEON stores (AEON Big Hypermark...
20 August 2018
Dianguo Technology has obtained a license from unstaffed retail brand BingoBox to launch BingoStore in Taiwan. Another unstaffed store in Taipei In recent months, Taipei has seen the introduction of several new concept stores in the convenience channel. The launch of BingoStore follows 7-Eleven (X-Store) and FamilyMart also launching unstaffed stores earlier this year. The new uns...
25 July 2018
7-Eleven has opened its second unstaffed convenience store in Taiwan. Successful trial... After testing the  first store  of its kind six months ago, President Chain Store Corporation, operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan has opened its second unstaffed X-Store in Taipei. The new store is located in Xinyi District, and utilises facial recognition or a iCash 2.0 card to recognise customers. L...
05 July 2018
Emart plans to install electric car charging stations at all of its outlets in South Korea by 2021. In Taiwan, investment for battery charging stations in front of PX Mart and 7-Eleven stores has been annoucned.  More reasons to shop at Emart in S.Korea Over the last three months, the retailer has launched several initiatives to improve shopping experience for customers, testing smart sh...
19 June 2018
Taiwan’s largest supermarket chain PX Mart is set to acquire White Wood House bakery, saving the business from closure. PX Mart expanding its portfolio PX Mart will pay NT$790m (US$26.5m) to take over White Wood House, an upscale bakery in Taiwan. This follows mounting losses reported by its current owner King Yue Biological Technology Co. Ltd, which forced the business the shut down last m...
05 June 2018
7-Eleven is set to launch a gym on the second floor at one of its convenience stores in Taipei, Taiwan. 7-Eleven BEING fit 7-Eleven's new concept store will be located near MRT Xingtian Temple Station. The gym itself will operate between 6 am and midnight, seven days a week, and under the banner BEING fit - a subsidiary of the Uni-president Group which operates 7-Eleven in Taiwan.  BEING...