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Restaurant company Max’s Group on a roll

Philippine restaurant company Max’s Group recorded a 12 per cent rise in net income last year to reach PHP626.7 million (US$12 million).

Nara Thai

Nara Thai arrives in Manila from Bangkok

Bangkok’s Nara Thai restaurant has opened a branch in the Philippines.

McDonalds Philippines

McDonald’s Philippines to add 40 stores

Golden Arches Development Corp (GADC) is planning to invest up to PHP2 billion (US$38.4 million) so McDonald’s Philippines can open at least 40 new stores this year.


Starbucks Reserve Seattle store showcases new global format

Featuring the latest generation design and menu, the new Starbucks Reserve Seattle store opened its doors this week.

Smashburger Restaurant Exterior And Logo

Extra stake in Smashburger for Jollibee Foods

Jollibee Foods Corporation will acquire an extra 45 per cent of Smashburger, taking its stake to 85 per cent.

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Japan’s % Arabica arrives in Philippines

After nearly a year of anticipation, Kyoto’s % Arabica Coffee has opened its first store for the Philippines.


Max’s Group taking Pancake House to Saudi Arabia

Max’s Group is to take its Philippine casual-dining chain Pancake House to Saudi Arabia.

Pizza Express

Pizza Express arrives in Philippines

Italian flavours from the UK have landed in the Philippines, with Pizza Express opening in Bonifacio Global City.

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Dessert Museum opening in Pasay City

A Dessert Museum will open on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.

Goldilocks bakery chain

Goldilocks Bakeshop acquisition abandoned

SM Retail has called off a planned acquisition of Goldilocks Bakeshop chain in the Philippines.

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Fashion brand Bench opens cafe in flagship store

Philippine clothing brand Bench has opened a cafe, in its Bonifacio Global City flagship store in Taguig.

Jolibee Vietnam

Jollibee Vietnam marks 100-store milestone

Jollibee Vietnam is giving away 100 buckets of its chicken to mark the opening of its 100th store, in Can Tho.


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